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My 12 yr old son has been on adderall for the last several years. We started on concerta but he was loosing weight on those but he also had a rotovirus right after he was put on them. Then we went to straterra (non stimulant) but we didn...
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I prescribed60 mg of adderall but one week I had to take left over phentermine and 10mg adderall and my focusing was great and energy and I still do take 1/3 of phentermine a day.
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My husband has been diagnosed with dementia but I think he should be treated for ADHD. He talks continuously and talks to himself all the time. He has no comprehension and asks the same questions over and over, most of which he knows t...
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I've been on brand name Adderall XR 15mg pills for a few months now, and I've never had any problems with side effects other than suppressed appetite. Thanks to our new insurance only covering the generic, I had to switch to a drug "iden...
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My son is 7 years old. He is very sweet and loving. Since he's been in school, he has been behind in learning. He has a really hard time concentrating and sitting still. He has some behavior issues but nothing too extreme. Some issues in...
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I'm considering taking my child to Learning Technics (www.learningtechnics.com) They said the use "specifically target neurological activities" to improve a child's attention and focus. I have heard of brain training and cognitive enhanc...
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Hi all, today I obtained a new script for 20mg of Vyvanse (a switch from Adderall XR). I got it filled at CVS, and having read accounts of tampering, I checked out the capsules and noticed their contents are low, and significantly varied...
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I'm a 40 year old male. I took Concerta 27mg about a month ago and felt slightly more caffeinated than a cup of coffee and no "focused-attentional" effects. Now I am on Vyvanse 30mg with similar results, a slight perception that my atte...
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My 15 year old son has been on 15mg. of Focalin XR for over eight months and is doing well. After years of struggling in school he's finally doing great thanks to Focalin XR . I was VERY apprehensive about putting my son on any ADD medic...
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3 years ago I was told I had Mitral vale prolapse my doctor said it was most likely because of my anxiety and did not seemed worried. I still take adderall and he still prescribes it even though I have MPV should I be worried? Has anyone...
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What is the criteria for this drug to be prescribed for an adult that has been on it for 5 years?
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I heard that the vyvance takes 2-7 days to come out your system to pass a dt, but the adderall only takes 2-4 days to come out to pass a dt. Now why are they different if they are both for ADHD? I don't really understand. I've taken both...
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How can remove these thing
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Hi, My child has been exhibiting some new behaviors and we are concerned. She is in the accelerated program so is highly intelligent. She has a long attention span in the classroom and can sit for exams, projects, long presentations etc....
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Hi, so im a highschool student, and i was prescribed with Adderal..long story short it just didnt work out. I stared off on 15mg and it was overwhelming. I had terrible headaches, and i was always on edge. My heart rate was going so fast...
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I am currently amid my second semester of my junior year and constantly get frustrated with my brain. I sometimes get lost and get easily distracted. Even worse when I can't pickup a certain formula or topic in math etc. Sometimes I ju...
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Hi Everyone! I have a 10 year old son who is diagnosed with ADHD, Anxiety, SPD/IPD and rule out of Asperger's/PDD in 2013. Currently, we have him on Methylphenidate ER 30mg per day, but lately we have been noticing issues. Mind you, t...
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I follow the site and have come to appreciate the constant contribution. I have an issue, and will like some advice on the matter. My current doctor is not versed with the procedures for ADD, and doctors in my location do not recognize ...
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My 8 almost 9 yr old is always hyper. He seems like he can never sit still. If he's sitting still he's making wierd noises from his mouth. He see's a therapist 1-2 times monthly and we think thats he's ADHD. This scares me because i have...
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My 10 year old son has ADHD inattentive type and anxiety. We are just starting to treat the anxiety now. He took celexa and I didn't see a difference in his anxiety. We weaned him off of it and took a 2 week hiatus from antidepressants a...
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