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How do I get rid of low appetite caused by ritalin (methylphenidate)?

How do I get rid of low appetite caused by ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Can be difficutl: This can be so severe that it's best to try a different type of medication--even a different stimulant. That said, some strategies can help. Insist on a big breakfast, and give the stimulant at or after it, not before. Lunch often is a no-go for many of these kids. Appetite eventually returns, hopefully before supper; if later, "go european, " and let them eat late--just make it nutritious. ...Read more

Methylphenidate (Definition)

Is the generic name of ritalin (methylphenidate). It is a ...Read more


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Does ritalin (methylphenidate) take a while to have an appetite suppressant effect?

Does ritalin (methylphenidate) take a while to have an appetite suppressant effect?

No: This is generally an immediate side-effect than can be minimized by taking it after a good breakfast and fitting it to match your needs. ...Read more

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Hypoglycemia being the most intelligent answer to my issues, i see how ritalin (methylphenidate) acting as an appetite suppressant can be more dangerous for me, correct?

Hypoglycemia being the most intelligent answer to my issues, i see how ritalin (methylphenidate) acting as an appetite suppressant can be more dangerous for me, correct?

Many issues: Going on here. Using Ritalin (methylphenidate) as an appetite suppressant can get you into big trouble with addiction rebound fatigue, ; hypoglycemia. It also causes insomnia. Get mthfr 677 ; 1298 genotype testing. Treatment can help you with your weight loss goals, make your anti-depressant work better, decrease anxiety and help sleep. Also gives energy during the day that is natural instead of not real. ...Read more

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What is ritalin (methylphenidate)?

What is ritalin (methylphenidate)?

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 more

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How old is ritalin (methylphenidate) ?

Ritalin (methylphenidate) history: The original patent was owned by ciba, now novartis corporation. It was first licensed by the U.S. Food and drug administration (fda) in 1955 for treating what was then known as hyperactivity. Prescribed to patients beginning in 1960, the drug became heavily prescribed in the 1990s, when the diagnosis of adhd itself became more widely accepted. En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/methylphenidate. ...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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How do you get ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Controlled substance: This is a class 2 controlled substance that is monitored by state and federal officials from the point of manufacture to consumption. If you have a condition where this is used, your physician must document how the diagnosis was made, and provide a prescription on special forms. In my state the quantity prescribed at one time is limited and all refills require a separate written prescription. ...Read more

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Why do adults take ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Adults take: Ritalin (methylphenidate) for the same reason children do, they have attention deficit disorder, or in the older patient, Ritalin (methylphenidate) can also be used as an antidepressant. ...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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Ritalin (Definition)

Ritalin is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more