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Does taking concerta for ADHD affect the performance of noriday ?

Hi i hav adhd and am takin concerta only startd it recently also i am on the pill noriday will it effect the preformance or effect the pill in any way
Asked On : Sun, 31 Jul 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
Only been diagnosed with adhd recently and i hav been told but not diagnosed with dispraxia and discalculia both are quite expensive to diagnose and docs on nhs r not helpful, the specialist can only screen anf specialises in screening i am now 23 and do not know were to go frm there
Answered: Sun, 31 Jul 2011
Neurologist Dr. Johannes Peperkamp's  Response
Recent publications does show that there is no reduced effect of birth control pills when using Concerta.I must clarify this by saying that beside these medications nothing else is used.ADHD is a neurological disease.
The diagnose of ADHD is mostly done by psychiatrists and their therapy is CBT and GET.
Further on Concerta can be helpfull to focus on activities. ADHD is not! a psychiatric disease but an problem with brain chemistry and not with pre or after birth psychiatric
pathology.Suggest to read recent med. lit. on this.
Answered: Sun, 14 Aug 2011
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