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Klonopin And Ritalin
I am currently taking klonopin (2, 5mg day), ritalin (35mg/day), Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL (300mg) and Tegretol CR (400mg) and I'm not sure about my treatment.?
Medication question: Talk to the prescribing doctor. If you feel the medication is not working, then there are other choices, based on the classifications of the medicine, since I don't have your diagnosis. If your questions are about the medications themselves, then ask your doctor to explain. ...Read more
Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more
No: While Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant and Klonopin is a sedative, they both work in very different ways on your body. With that said, using both medications at the same time should only be done with the close supervision and guidance of a physician with a high level of psychiatric knowledge. Such as a psychietrist or a primary care physician with a large background in mental health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have anxiety and ADD. I take Zoloft (sertraline) and klonopin for anxiety but it is affecting my concentration. Is it safe to add ritalin to the mix?
My Dr retired and the new person took me off my Ritalin 10mg tid for ADHD and narc and klonopin for restless legs cold turnery is good WO LD someone a?
What is your questio: What is your question. You can resubmit and we will try to answer ...Read more
Can I take my meds together like my 3mg Clonazepam and my 20mg Ritalin (methylphenidate) and if so will they both do their jobs without any problems?????
My regular doctor wrote me a script for Belviq because he said I'm obese, is it safe with me being on Prozac, Wellbutrin, ritilan, klonopin, zortec safe?
Safe meds?: My regular dr wrote script 4 Belviq because I'm obese, is it safe with me being on Prozac, Wellbutrin, ritilan, klonopin, zortec safe? ANS: only your Dr can tell you this. If you are obese you are eating too much. Get this book:Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8, Read it and do Chao 9 exactly with calories at 1800 per day and fat will melt away. My record pt weight loss with DASH is 70 lbs. Good Luck ...Read more
Is it safe taking bupropion er 150mg and lexapro20mg for depression, methylphenidate 20mg three times a day for ADHD, klonopin 3mg and lisinopril/hctz?
Polypharmacy: This large mix of drugs has troublesome side effects- especially increased risk of seizure and reduced seizure resistence. Please check with your doc about this combination of drugs and the side effect mix. ...Read more
Or methylphenidate: Is a stimulant drug used in the treatment of attention deficit disorder (with/without hyperactivity). In add pts, it has the effect of calming down their revving engine so they can concentrate more effectively, complete tasks, not be in constant motion. It's a controlled substance which requires a special prescription in many states. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It's a stimulant: Ritalin is the trade name for methylphenidate Hcl, a mild central nervous stimulant medication. It's used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD) or excessive sleepiness (narcolepsy). Narcotics are pain medications such as morphine, Demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) Oxycontin, Vicodin, Dilaudid, Percocet, etc. There is no relation between Ritalin and meds in the narcotic group. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No need to: You would not need to mix 2 stimulants. Your doctor should be able to help you adjust the dosing of one so that it helps you in the needed ways. ...Read more
Methylin: Yes, both are methylphenidates.Get a more detailed answer ›
Very different: Strattera (atomoxetine), (atomoxetine) a non-stimulant, works quite differently from ritalin. Ritalin works within minutes but wears off later that day; it can be taken or skipped day-to-day as needed. Strattera (atomoxetine) has to build up in the body and may take several weeks to have an effect; it must be taken daily. Ritalin works about 65% of the time; strattera, (atomoxetine) about 45%. When they work, though, benefits quite similar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ritalin (methylphenidate) effects:
I understand your concern.
Ritalin (methylphenidate) is used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD
Side effect of Ritalin (methylphenidate) can be-Headache or Migraine.
See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis; discuss benefits and side effects of Ritalin (methylphenidate), review all side effects, decreasing dose; and Therapy for stresses in life.
For severe Headache, see Neurologist. ...Read more
Perhaps: If you have attention deficit disorder it will help. ...Read more