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Is meth similar to metadate cd?

Is meth similar to metadate cd?

Meth: Both are stimulants, but meth is an amphetamine while metadate is methylphenidate (similar to ritalin). ...Read more

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Ritalin (Definition)

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Are adderal XL and metadate cd safe drugs to take for adhd?

Are adderal XL and metadate cd safe drugs to take for adhd?

Side effects.: They are safe but they can also be dangerous due to side effects. Talk to your doctor about side effects. ...Read more

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I smoked weed then took metadate, and I'm still high after 4 days. What should I do?

I smoked weed then took metadate, and I'm still high after 4 days. What should I do?

Need Evaluation: There are several possibilities, so the best recommendation I can give would be for you to get evaluated in an urgent care or er setting. It would be unusual for a single episode of maijuana or metadate use to cause this. I would be concerned that something may have been mixed with the weed. ...Read more

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Is it ok to smoke weed while im on metadate?

See below: As long as you don't mind cancelling any benefit you may be deriving from the metadate. ...Read more

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Is it ok to smoke weed while I'm on metadate?

Is it ok to smoke weed while I'm on metadate?

Weed: That would defeat the purpose of using metadate in the first place. The combination can make you irritable & lose focus. ...Read more

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What is the effectiveness of metadate?

What is the effectiveness of metadate?

Pretty high: Metadate is just one of several forms of methylphenidate designed to be used once-daily with 6-8 hours of effect. Studies show that 65% of children with well-diagnosed adhd responded positively to methylphenidate with low or no side effects. ...Read more

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How long will metadate stay in your body?

How long will metadate stay in your body?

Short acting: In clinical experience, metadate never exhibits effectiveness beyond 4-6 hours. Methylphenidate has a very short half life. About 90 minutes. The prolonged duration mechanism in metadate prolongs the duration a bit. But two doses are usually necessary to cover an entire day. Check with your prescribing doctor for titration of your medication. ...Read more

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How long does 30mg of metadate stay in your system?

How long does 30mg of metadate stay in your system?

Duration of metadate: Metadate is a form of methylphenidate as is ritalin. Its duration of action is approximately 8 hours. 30% of the beads in the capsule release quickly and 70% release in about 4 hours so its effect is not as smooth as other forms of methylphenidate, like Ritalin la or concerta. Each day you take metadate is a new day since it does not accumulate in the body.. ...Read more

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Is metadate a safe drug for a child age 7 years, and what duration is it used?

Is metadate a safe drug for a child age 7 years, and what duration is it used?

Yes as directed: Metadate is a stimulant medication in the methypenidate (ritalin) family. Indicated as treatment for adhd. This diagnosis is made after careful evaluation and information from teachers etc. Start with low dose and increased to maximum effective response with close observation. If no significant side effects can be quite safe and effective ...Read more

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Is it safe to take slimquick with metadate?

Is it safe to take slimquick with metadate?

Be cautious: Metadate is a generic form of ritalin (methylphenidate). Diet drugs often contain stimulants. Serious heart and blood pressure side effects may occur. Also sleep may be disrupted. ...Read more

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Will metadate show up on a home urine drug test?

Will metadate show up on a home urine drug test?

Probably: If the test includes stimulants, that's what metadate is--a form of methylphenidate (ritalin). If you're taking it by prescription, that should be an expected result and factored in with whatever proram one is on. ...Read more

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What is a normal side effect of missing a dose of metadate/ritalin?

Decreased focus: Metadate or Ritalin (methylphenidate) enhance focus in people with add. The effects last for a few hours and then fade out. If you miss a dose you won't have the benefit of the drug that day. ...Read more

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What happens if I take one 50 mg metadate and two hydrocodone will I die?

What happens if I take one 50 mg metadate and two hydrocodone will I die?

I am very concerned: About you, since in my experience, people ask questions like that to determine how they can hurt or kill themselves. If that is the case with you, please talk to your psychiatrist or a mental health professional immediately, or call a mental health hotline NOW. For someone prescribed these meds, they are not excessive, but if not prescribed, can be dangerous but not likely lethal. See your doctor ...Read more

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Does metadate make you have sweaty hands?

Does metadate make you have sweaty hands?

Not common but poss: It is not a common side effect, but metadate can cause increase in anxiety symptoms. Thus in someone with a tendency to have sweaty palm in anxious situation, metadate can certainly do this. Otherwise, it is not a common side effect.
If not taking it for 5-7 days stops the hand sweat, then you have your answer. If wosrens, consult doc...Good luck. ...Read more

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Metadate 10mg, child is now talking excessively & more hyper & aggressive?

Metadate 10mg, child is now talking excessively & more hyper & aggressive?

Talk to your doc: There a couple of things here to consider. If your child truly has adhd, another medication may need to be tried. You might want to consider a non-stimulant, such as strattera (atomoxetine). I have also seen children misdiagnosed as adhd in whom symptoms are exacerbated by stimulants such as metadate because their underlying problem is not adhd. ...Read more

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What are the similarities and differences between Adderall / metadate / ritalin (methylphenidate) / concerta?

What are the similarities and differences between Adderall / metadate / ritalin (methylphenidate) / concerta?

Two molecules: Ritalin, metadate, and Concerta are different delivery systems of the stimulant methylphenidate. They differ in onset, peak, and duration of action. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a different stimulant, amphetamine. Both molecules are effective in treating adhd. ...Read more

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What do metadate and meth have in common? Do they hit the same part of the brain?

What do metadate and meth have in common? Do they hit the same part of the brain?

Yes: Metadate is methyphenidate, used for adhd, it blockes uptake of Dopamine and norephinephrine as does methamphetamine, "meth".

"meth" also causes increase release of Dopamine that is in the brain cell which metadate does not.

Metadate actually is more similar to how Cocaine works in the brain. However its halflife is much longer and how it is administered make it less addictive. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 20 mg ritalin (methylphenidate) twice a day for my add, but I don't feel anything after taking it?

Check dx + see below: Provided that you are being treated for a correct diagnoisis. Then md must consider that dose needs to be readjusted upward, also, md may need an alternative agent not methylphenidate but possible amphetamine. Psycostimulant. Also, I am assumming that no ohter agents are being taken thatt interfere with ritalin.
Have you ruled out that pt. Is a drug abuser ; ineffectiveness related tabuse. ...Read more

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I took 20 mgm of ritalin (methylphenidate) and nothing happened. What should I do?

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Ritalin (methylphenidate) not work: Talk to your doctor to revise your treatment & look at viable options. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the feeling last if you snort around 10-20 mg of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Ritalin (methylphenidate): Short term but harmful effects can last lifetime unless quit. ...Read more

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Hi is 99, 20 pound dangerous low if you eating 17 metamina plus 7 ritalin (methylphenidate) everyday?

Something not right: If you are eating seven Ritalin (methylphenidate) every day, you are not being treated appropriately. You should see a physician. ...Read more

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Why is ritalin (methylphenidate) better?

Better than what?: Please rephrase your question to indicate better than what? ...Read more

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What is the risk of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

What is the risk of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Side Effects: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a good drug, but it does have significant side effects. It can cause high heart rate, appetite suppression, and even psychological side effects (hallucinations, etc) in some patients. It does have addictive/abusive potential. So, it does a good job when used correctly, but you just have to keep in close follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is methylin as strong a medication as ritalin`?

Just a Brand name: Methylin & Ritalin are brand names for methylphenidate. Each company picks names apt to appeal to patients and doctors and easy to remember. Different brands may have different release patterns, but it is the same medicattion. Other brand names for mph are concerta, metadate, & focalin (dexmethylphenidate). There's also Daytrana patch. Newest is quillivant xr, a liquid long-acting form of mph. ...Read more

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Is ritalin (methylphenidate) good for studying?

Yes: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is one of psychostimulant and has been around a long time. It herl;ps with concentration. Focusing, improving inattention, improving distractability and improvies finishing of work. Generallly it helps with studying--generally 1 aggent used works 75% of the time. ...Read more

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