Doctor insights on:
How Does Concerta Make You Feel
I take concerta 72mg and it always makes me feel restless and fidgety and i already have insomnia, but it seems to make it worse. Is this normal?
Been on the same dose of concerta for 18mos. The last several weeks it doesn't feel like it's working. What gives?
Concerta Tolerance: Unfortunately, this is not uncommon with the active ingredient of Concerta which is methylphenidate, a.k.a. Ritalin. I don't know what dosage you are taking nor whether it has ever been changed. Talk with your doctor about taking some "drug holidays". Perhaps on the weekends you can go without taking the Concerta. This sometimes helps to "trick" the body into not developing a tolerance to a drug ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pos. ; Neg. feelings: Methylphenidate (trade names concerta, methylin, ritalin, equasym xl) is a psychostimulant drug and substituted phenethylamine approved for treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd), postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. You feel with increased concentration, attention and decrease impulsiity. May experience side effects-irritability, labile mood, sad mood. ...Read more
See below: Concerta major compound methylphenidate. Commonly prescribed--ADHD, treatment resistant depression. Sp,e o,,edoate effects cam be seem with first dose. It can take several weeks to attain maximum therapeutic benefit. How it works-reduction in symptoms of ADHD-inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity that disrupt social, school, and general functioning. ...Read more
Consider other meds : Concerta is a long acting slow release, those are associated with easier and smoother withdrawal compared t the short acting immediate release formulas. people metabolize different meds differently, check with your Dr. for exploration of options i.e other long acting meds, or even possible reconsideration of the diagnosis good luck and feel better ...Read more
What happens if I did not like how concerta made me feel, what will the psych prescribe next for add?
Hard to say: There are several medications that are possible alternatives.The use of any must be tailored to your specific history and needs.Your doc has that information. ...Read more
Why do I get anxiety on concerta but feel calm&focused on ritalin.Had dose equivalents worked out-so basically same amount. Aren't they the same drug?
Concerta prescription too much?
Started at 18mg,worked for 2 days.Upped dosage to 27mg,didn't feel anything.Now at 36mg,foggy thinking after +- 5hours
Is a mixture of 54mg concerta and 1.5 tablets of lovan really helping me? i feel like they are working against each other.
Drugs: Concerta is a slow release form of methylphenidate given to people who have the diagnosis of attention deficit disorder. It does seem to help many of them. I am not sure of what Lovan is. Possibly you spelled it incorrectly. Nonetheless if you are not benefiting from whatever medications your doc put you on then you have to discuss it with him. Thes things are probabilistic. This usually works,etc ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How does zoloft make you feel?
- How does low blood sugar make you feel?
- How does xanax make you feel?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How does low vitamin d make you feel?
- How does low iron make you feel?
- How does anxiety make you feel?
- How does acetaminophen make you feel?
- Talk to a adhd and autism specialist online for free