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Ritalin recommended dosage

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Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

build up a tolerance for Ritalin and would a higher dosage help or does she need a different medication ...My daughter has been on 20 mg. Ritalin time release for 20 years. She is 30 years old. She... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chintan Solanki ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Ashok Kumar MD

'm not worried because it is early. I know people take low doses of ritalin (I never take more than 5mg extended release) to help with fog and sleepiness. As ritalin tends to raise BP, will this prolong my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

My daughter 30 years old was prescribed a dosage increase for her Ritalin just last week from 20 mg ... by the increased dosage? How concerned should we be and what medications for ADHD would not have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Naval Mendiratta MD

Dr. Mendiratta---hello again. I got back on here to talk to a psychiatrist about exchanging ritalin ... a little more alertness and focus and a little less fatigue so he recommended adderall XR. He said I may... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naval Mendiratta ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar MD

dosage in a day has been 6 but i have noticed i cannot stop taken them or lowering my amount of 4 a day ... to be gradually noticeable sooner in between my dosage and i am afraid i am suppose to up my dose... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

I had gastric bypass in 2009. I have been on Ritalin IR 20mg twice a day but they wear off so ... to take a 36mg Concerta in the morning and then a 20mg IR Ritalin when it wears off. The Concerta is much ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

i have been diagnoised with A.A.D and been put on ritalin 20 mg. 3 times per day an d have been ... feel my dose of medication of ritalin has shown great progress in my ability to focus and use ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.    Ivan R. Rommstein MD

. The stimulant Ritalin is what I m using now - it was Dexedrine. What is the higher dose available for Ritalin ... in this situation, and they mention using higher doses of Ritalin but to not disclose... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein ( General Surgeon)
Dr.   Viraj Ravin Shah MD

My student has been diagnosed with ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. He was taking Ritalin ... of the medicine. What are the effects of starting, stopping and/or administering dosages periodically? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Viraj Ravin Shah ( Dentist)
Dr.   Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. MD

I have narcolepsy...Have had it since childhood...and since 1984 I have taken 20 mg of ritalin 5 times a day....(5 pills at 20 mg each) I have always worked and supported myself....Ive retired 3 Dr ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

Hello I think a mood stabiliser like lithium or valproate is needed. Talk to your doctor about this. Thanks

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

Ritalin is a steroid which increases your heart rate, THC and marijuana increase your heart rate. You can cause arrhythmias and a racing heart if you take ritalin and smoke weed at the same time. It would be...

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar MD

Ritalin or Methylphenidate is a stimulant medication which can increase your anxiety. It can also cause many other side effects if not taken under proper guidance. So, please avoid it.