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Ritalin: Short term but harmful effects can last lifetime unless quit. ...Read more
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I stopped snorting ritalin about six weeks ago and I am having a health issue now. I am having scabbing in my nose and can't breathe. What can I do?
Be patient: What you did is, of course, stupid. Now you may be feeling guilty about that and preoccupied with a dry nasal passage. Time will take care of your nose. You need to take care of that part of you that decided snorting Ritalin was okay in the first place. There are substance abuse counselors to help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A friend slipped up after 5 yrs clean, but seems to be handling it ok all things considered.... What can I suggest. They were clean for five years and one night slipped recently resulting in snorting of ritalin. Apparently, it has slightly different effec
Hello. : Hello. If you trust the word of an addict, you are much more trusting than i would be. If not abusing drugs was as simple as being dedicated and having willpower, addiction would not be the immense problem that it is in this country today. It is a disease. Many people need help for their diseases. Narcotics anonymous and alcoholics anonymous is a great place to get help and support during recovery. I think your friends have some very serious problems from the sounds of it. If a person eats a box of rat poison per day and then decide to cut down to eating only half a box of rat poison per day, is that good? No ! why, because eating rat poison can kill you. If a person thinks that have good judgment because they only eat a half box of rat poison per day, that person is likely to be in denial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complex: The same amount of methylphenidate is present in each, so the answer is 25 mg. But there are complexities. First, absorption and therefore bioavailability are dfferent. Medical experience says liquid is more quickly and completely absorbed. Second, the mechanisms of delay in release are different, but probably not fully predictable in effect. Practically, they may be very different. See the doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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