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    #69679 - 02/24/10 03:51 PM Re: ADHD-Vyvanse vs. Concerta [Re: JenSMP]
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    Another great day on 10 mg (lower dose)! What a relief!

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    #69757 - 02/25/10 08:28 AM Re: ADHD-Vyvanse vs. Concerta [Re: Gifted Mom]
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    Thanks Lauren! We are so happy right now. I'm waiting for the other shoe to drop, but just trying to enjoy the moment. : )

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    #69827 - 02/25/10 03:16 PM Re: ADHD-Vyvanse vs. Concerta [Re: JenSMP]
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    I haven't read through everyone else's reply because I'm in a hurry, but I wanted to respond!

    DS was diagnosed at 6 years old. His doc started him on Concerta. He showed some improvement in attention, but started losing weight almost immediately. This was compounded by the fact that we seemed to constantly have to up the dosage levels. A few months later after we'd moved cities, DS's new pediatrician recommended we switch to Vyvanse. For my son at least, Vyvanse has been a MUCH better choice. He's gained back some of the weight he lost without sacrificing behavioral improvements. It's a better choice for my son and he's tolerated it well over the last couple of years. We've upped the dosage two or three times, but he has been growing. And he doesn't seem to get worse side effects as we up the dose, either. If a parent were asking me which I thought was better, I would say Vyvanse (and the docs I've talked to seem to agree, as well).

    That being said, it would tick me off about the insurance company, too! How disturbing that they can apparently override a doc's order like that!

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    #69896 - 02/26/10 09:25 AM Re: ADHD-Vyvanse vs. Concerta [Re: alyson]
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    Alyson,
    I know. I was surprised the insurance company could make that decision, but our doctor said it happens all the time. DS6 is doing quite well on 10 mg Vyvanse. I'm sure at some point we'll have to increase his dose, but this is working well for now. On 20 mg we noticed a decreased appetite but not severely so. With the 10 mg, there's no change in appetite at all. We are very pleased. Maybe the insurance issue was a blessing in disguise! Thanks for your response!

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    #245681 - 06/13/19 02:26 AM Re: ADHD-Vyvanse vs. Concerta [Re: JenSMP]
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    I was first diagnosed with ADHD when i was 30 years i was on Adderall for a while until my prescription got stolen in my apartment i was unable to lay my hands on Adderall for a while until a friend of mine referred me to a certain site .I’ve been getting Adderall from an online pharmacy and I think it’s the best.
    All meds are FDA-approved, and ship from a lotta different pharmacies that they use. They’re the best middlemen.
    With or without a prescription its still possible to order from them
    They’re called www.authenticmeds.com
    Call or text or whats app them at +1916-407-2673

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    #250523 - 09/23/23 04:22 AM Re: ADHD-Vyvanse vs. Concerta [Re: JenSMP]
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    Concerta, vyvanse are all medications used to treat attention deficit disorder . For more info on ADHD medication you can click on www.premuimpharmacy.com

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