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Is 10 Mg Of Ritalin Every 4 Hours A Big Dose For Adhd
Will someone taking ADHD meds like ritalin need to elevate the dose by the time ? I mean will his body need every period of time higher doses ?
INDIVIDUAL RESPONSE: This varies from person to person. Many people do well on the same dose for years; others may find it nessary to increase the dose. Children may need a medication holiday in the summer ; return to same dose in fall. Some may stay on the same dose year round. Most adults seem constant with dosage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have ADHD and was on ritalin. But every time "that time of the month" rolled around I would get panic attacks and was unable to tolerate it. Why?
Ritalin: Hormonal changes likely. Consult your ob/gyn.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there any risk in running or practicing a kind of sport which needs big effort when on stimulant meds for ADHD like ritalin ?
I take to ritalin a day that last a total of 8 hours. But i work late at night. Does that mean my ADHD symptoms will come back after 8 hours?
ADHD Meds: The meds for adhd are usually time dependent meaning stays in system for a duration then washout.Ritalin if you are taking the short acting will not be of much help if you are working late in the night.Discuss with your doc med adjustment or consider new gen long duration meds like Focalin xr vyvanse Ritalin sr, Ritalin sr , concerta, Metadate CD metade er, Adderall xr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it dangerous to take luvox with ritalin ir 10 mg 3x a day?My doc prescribed to me i think the other choice ADHD med is concerta.No stratterra here!
I have been on ritalin for adhd for 4 years and i change to vyvanse tomorrow, is there anything i should know before taking vyvanse? Thanks
The equivalent dose : of Amphetine is 1/2 the dose of Methylphenidate, branded Ritalin. Multiply ½ of your current total daily dose of MPH x 3 for your equivalent dose of Vyvanse. You may do well on less because it works for 12-14 hours & has very little " rebound" as it wears off. Max. adult dose of Vyvanse is 70 mg/day. Onset of action is 1 ½ -2 hours, so you might take it earlier. Side effects are same as MPH's. ...Read more
What will ritalin do to you if you don't have adhd? I'm a 14 year old female without adhd. My little brother is possitive for ADHD and takes ritalin. I took around 15 mg of his not too long ago. What will it do to me?
The opposite: First of all you should never take any medication that is not prescribed for you. Ironically, stimulants such as Ritalin slow down thought process and hyperactivity in people with adhd whereas it will likely increase thought process leading to poor focus and judgement and possibly hyperactivity in any one else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much caffeine is act like ritalin 10 for adhd? or what is a good not prescription drug which is ritalin alternative? thank you
Ritalin LA makes me depressed. Ritalin IR makes my anxiety worse. Adderall ER and Vyvanse make me depressed. Can't take Strattera. Wht cn i tk 4 Adhd?
Diagnostic re-eval- : uation is needed. Criteria for ADHD = significant symptoms of Inattention &/or hyperactivity/impulsivity for 6 mos. or > that cause harmful dysfunction at home & school before age 10. Psychiatrists assess for ADHD & comorbid mood & anxiety disorders & manage medications. Neuropsychologists test for comorbid processing & learning disorders. Psychologists do testing & provide therapy. See CHADD.org ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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