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How can someone benefit from ritalin (methylphenidate) la more than concerta with less side effects and another one benefit more from concerta than ritalin (methylphenidate) la for examp?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Individual response

Everyone can respond differently to the same medication.
Some get more benefit than others while some get more side effects. That's why manufacturers make several different medications, all treating the same condition. Our job is to figure out which medication is best for you. This requires good communication and lots of trust between you ; your doctor. Be sure to check in w/him or her regularly.

In brief: Individual response

Everyone can respond differently to the same medication.
Some get more benefit than others while some get more side effects. That's why manufacturers make several different medications, all treating the same condition. Our job is to figure out which medication is best for you. This requires good communication and lots of trust between you ; your doctor. Be sure to check in w/him or her regularly.
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