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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 "rxlist.com says so". We'...
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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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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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