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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…


ADHD meds may cause sleep problems in kids
December 10, 2015

ADHD meds may cause sleep problems in kids

…confirms. About 3.5 million children who are diagnosed with ADHD are commonly-prescribed stimulant medications like Ritalin and Adderall. The analysis showed that both methylphenidate drugs like Ritalin and amphetamines like…


Feeling Anxious? Depressed? Check Your Meds
May 7, 2019

Feeling Anxious? Depressed? Check Your Meds

…your particular treatment needs. If you experience these kinds of symptoms while taking this type of medication, it may be that your dose is too high. Ritalin, Adderall and Other…


Do Your Psychiatric Drugs Keep You Up at Night?
April 27, 2017

Do Your Psychiatric Drugs Keep You Up at Night?

…associated with stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin (methylphenidate), that are used in the treatment of ADHD. However, the effect of Ritalin on sleep may depend on the amount of…


Are Your ADHD Meds Keeping You Up at Night?
May 20, 2019

Are Your ADHD Meds Keeping You Up at Night?

…to doze off, norepinephrine helps us wake up, and dopamine regulates circadian rhythm. Some — but not all — people with ADHD take prescription stimulants like Ritalin or Concerta (both…


Nootropics
September 12, 2016

Nootropics

…amphetamines: Adderall (dextroampetamine/amphetamine) Ritalin, Concerta (methlphenidate) Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine); wakefulness promoting drugs: Provigil (modafinil); Nuvigil (armodafinil); caffeine; ginseng; ginko biloba. More than 130 substances are considered nootropics. No government oversight Without…


School Success for ADHD Students
August 27, 2015

School Success for ADHD Students

…in 2007 to 6.1% in 2011. Popular stimulants like Ritalin or Adderall improve symptoms but also come with side effects, most notably troubles with appetite, sleep, nervousness, and increased heart…


Q&A: Sleep and Its Disorders — Part 1 of 2
September 9, 2013

Q&A: Sleep and Its Disorders — Part 1 of 2

…insomnia as a side effect. Q: What are some of those medications? A: Steroids, bronchodilators, blood pressure medications and stimulants like Ritalin and Adderall can all have insomnia as a…


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