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Dx narcolepsy w/o cat 2yrs last 6 months experiencing difficulty falling asleep can I have insomnia too? Sometimes takes hrs to fall asleep rx:ritalin
Yes: You can have insomnia and narcolepsy. Ritalin can cause difficulty with sleep. Please let your physician know. In the meantime, use excellent sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep disorder in which there is inability to fall asleep &/or stay asleep, followed by daytime functional impairment. It accompanies several sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorders. It can occur at any age, but more common in elderly. It can be short-term (up to 3 weeks) or long-term. It can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, & increase risk of ...Read more
Ritalin caused me heart problems, migraine, tmj, high blood pressure, insomnia, addiction, weakness, breathing issue, confusion.How long is withdrawal?
Can i take ritalin 10 mg one in the morning and one at night ( 7 pm ) ? Would the night dose be dangerous or cause me problems ?
Hard to say: Ritalin varies in its effect on people. For some the increase in alertness can make sleep difficult if it is still in your system while some actually sleep better when they take it at bedtime. Every nervous system is somewhat unique and you will need to find how it effects you.At that dose level it will not hurt you to try it that way. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Effect of ritalin: Ritalin for adhd can increase your alertness, ability to focus, pay attention and reduce distractibility. It may cause decreased appetite, insomnia, high blood pressure. If you do not have adhd Ritalin may increase your alertness and ability to focus. It may cause increased alertness, anxiety, headache, restlessness and even fatigue. In rare cases people without adhd may have hallucinations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ADHD: Ritalin is one of the short acting stimulants for add/adhd. Initially started at lower dose, gradually titrated upward at which symptoms come under control. Side effects at beginning 2-4 weeks: loss of appetite, weight loss, poor sleep, stomach discomfort if taken in empty stomach; then resolve. If symptoms continues more- 1-2 months, talk to your doc. May need dose adjustment or different med. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers