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December 12, 2012

Does Ritalin lead to drug abuse?

While certainly no one factor determines future drug abuse, many parents worry that using Ritalin or other ADHD drugs might lead to later drug abuse. An article carried in the…


‘Smart Drugs’ on Campus: Too Easy to Get & Abuse
October 23, 2014

‘Smart Drugs’ on Campus: Too Easy to Get & Abuse

…Sound, in Tacoma, WA, chemists tested the college waste water system for amphetamine and ritalinic acid, the metabolites of Adderall and Ritalin. (A metabolite is the product that remains after…


ADHD Medications
January 17, 2019

ADHD Medications

…at the age of 20, Collin Lindhorst, 39, has tried Adderall, Ritalin, Ritalin XR, generic Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Vyvanse. Currently, he’s taking Vyvanse and Wellbutrin together. He says that Adderall…


Bright Kids, Dark Future?
October 23, 2014

Bright Kids, Dark Future?

…to ask about risks for kids with ADHD. Nobody has studied the long-term risks of Ritalin on the ADHD brain directly. Because of that Urban says, “the short answer is…


Can 6 Questions Diagnose Adult ADHD? Probably Not.
June 6, 2017

Can 6 Questions Diagnose Adult ADHD? Probably Not.

…order. With that story and the recollection of tardiness as a child and I, too, could get a lifetime prescription for Ritalin, a powerful stimulant and popular ADHD drug But…


Medicating the Genius Out of Our Kids
June 3, 2014

Medicating the Genius Out of Our Kids

…that stimulants might be having on our children. I don’t dispute that Ritalin, Wellbutrin, Adderall, etc., can be very effective in aiding concentration in children suffering from ADHD. But are…


4 Drugs With Annoying Side Effects You Should Put Up With
June 25, 2018

4 Drugs With Annoying Side Effects You Should Put Up With

…antidepressant, also used for anxiety, can cause gastrointestinal distress. However, the common nausea, diarrhea and stomach pain ordinarily go away after a few weeks, he says. 4. Ritalin Ritalin (methylphenidate),…


MedShadow Partners with DES Action
December 2, 2014

MedShadow Partners with DES Action

…town, the principal called and demanded that we put our nephew on Ritalin. He was “off the scale ADHD,” the principal said. I took my nephew to an ADHD doctor…


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