Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: Question About Methylphenidate/Concerta tensor

Posted by Racer on January 5, 2008, at 21:00:17

In reply to Re: Question About Methylphenidate/Concerta Racer, posted by tensor on January 5, 2008, at 17:31:18

Once I found the dose that worked, I didn't really change it. Once in a while, on the immediate release, I would take an extra in the afternoon if I really felt myself fading -- often with my mother, so it may have been psychological -- otherwise I stayed at the same dose.

When I switched to Concerta from the immediate release, I did increase the dose -- but again, that was really adjusting the dose to the new formulation. Otherwise, no dose adjustment.

I don't think it was hard to come off, but I came off along with coming off Wellbutrin, to try the EMSAM. I wasn't aware of any problems with it, though.

And feel free to take my posts along to your doctor, and to ask any other questions you might have. Again, my basic advice is to base dosage on *not* being aware of taking a stimulant. If you start to feel speedy or high, it's probably too high. (Of course, when you first take it, you probably will feel high the first day or two. Once you've gotten adjusted, though, you should just be aware of feeling more functional, not high.)

Good luck with it.




Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:Racer thread:804450