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Doctors, will you prescribe fluxomine 100 with ritalin (methylphenidate) for an ADHD and OCD person ? Or it is dangerous ?

Doctors, will you prescribe fluxomine 100 with ritalin (methylphenidate) for an ADHD and OCD person ? Or it is dangerous ?

The combo may increa: The blood level of the luvox, (fluvoxamine) so you may need to cut back on that some. Otherwise I use this combination and have never run into problems with it. ...Read more

Methylphenidate (Definition)

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


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Which ssri meds or meds for OCD and anxiety problems are the safest to take with stimulant ADHD medications like ritalin (methylphenidate) ir ?

CAUTION: Ocd meds are antidepressants. Antidepressants by default are activating/stimulating meds. They will be an add on with stimulant use to cause you overstimulated agitated, restless, a. Also stimulants can stimulate propagate ocd.. Younxious, insomniac etc. You need to discuss this further with your md. ...Read more

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Is it helpful to take multivitamins if I have ADHD & OCD , & i'm taking ritalin & Zoloft (sertraline) & omega-3 supplement (efalex active 50+) ? And is it safe ?

Is it helpful to take multivitamins if I have ADHD & OCD , & i'm taking ritalin & Zoloft (sertraline) & omega-3 supplement (efalex active 50+) ? And is it safe ?

Probably; yes: I believe it is beneficial for most people to take multivitamins. It's also probably useful for anyone taking most pharmaceuticals. Studies show mutivits. Can have a positive benefit on mood, esp. Those high in b complex: http://bit.Ly/1lu4aou multivitamins are very safe- see http://bit.Ly/18xyule there is no guarantee multivitamins will help but an excellent chance a quality one can be of value. ...Read more

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Is ritalin (methylphenidate) a narcotic?

Is ritalin (methylphenidate) a narcotic?

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 more

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Can ritalin (methylphenidate) increase libido?

Can ritalin (methylphenidate) increase libido?

Yes,: Stimulant medications can cause risk taking, pleasure seeking, loss of inhibition, impulsivity, over confidence, euphoria, grandiosity and bad judgement. ...Read more

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Can ritalin/adderall be overprescibed to kids?

Can ritalin/adderall be overprescibed to kids?

Yes: There is a problme with over diagnosis of ADHD for conditions that are not ADHD, so stimulant medications are being overprescribed due to over diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does ritalin (methylphenidate) cause fatty liver?

Does ritalin (methylphenidate) cause fatty liver?

No: No medication directly causes fatty liver however some medications that cause rapid wt gain may. Ritalin (methylphenidate) is not one. ...Read more

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Ritalin (Definition)

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