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Ritalin/Concerta/Methylphenidate is an amphetamine?

The Adderall vs. Ritalin page on Rx List gives the answer. Both Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) and Ritalin (methylphenidate) are central nervous system stimulants used to treat ...
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Ritalin/Concerta/Methylphenidate is an amphetamine?

I agree that the regulation is worded inappropriately, and that methylphenidate is not an amphetamine. However, I would like to provide a more thorough answer than " says so". We'...
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What is wrong with taking coffee and methylphenidate together?

As far as I can see, your source for saying these two shouldn't be combined is a user on Reddit. That is not a reliable medical source. The package inserts of Ritalin and Concerta don't mention coffee ...
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Can/In what way does Vortioxetine/Brintellix treat ADHD?

First, a correction. ADHD is NOT caused by a dopamine deficiency. It is way more complex than that, but i won't go into detail here. The best treatments for ADHD alter dopamine activity (and they are ...
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How common is the side-effect of "outbursts of words/sounds" for one taking Dexedrine for ADD?

First: it says on the WebMD link you posted that you should consult your doctor immediately if you experience the side effect of "outbursts of words/sounds." Please be sure you do so. The word for ...
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Is there any way to overcome Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder without using medicine?

As aduckinthewinter mentioned, ADD/ADHD is not something that can be fixed - just managed. I wouldn't worry at all about trying to "fix" your ADD/ADHD, just understand it and work with it. Some ...
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Does taking medication lose hyperfocus on ADHD?

What is hyperfocus? Adults with ADHD often report episodes of long-lasting, highly focused attention, a surprising report given their tendency to be distracted by irrelevant information. This ...
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