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Autism board
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  1. Aspergers & Bi Polar?? 31st October 2006
    ... least 4 years now. He's 14. He is also ADD and takes Focalin . Hope this helps you. Jackie :D...

  2. To medicate or not to medicate? 12th August 2006
    ... months, to twice a day. Then...she wanted to add focalin to the mix. I had to quit there. He is unable to...

  3. Getting help in Chicagoland area. 21st July 2006
    ... without it he did just fine. At age 9 we switched to Focalin (Ritalin) from strattera because it was easier to ... couldn't sleep well so we restarted it. He now takes Focalin 5mg am and Klonipin .5 mg pm. Please let me know...

  4. anyone's child on focalin xr? 12th June 2006
    ... I took focalin somewhere around the age of 12-13. I have aspeger ... have a negative impact on my learning experience. Focalin did not cause any sleep or appetite disturbances...

  5. Hospitilazation? 21st January 2005
    ... several medicines to no avail.. Dexadrine, Ritalin, Focalin to help with hyperactivity- they have the opposite...

  6. Klonopin and Focolin 5th December 2004
    ... melatonin was HORRIBLE.. HYPER HYPER.. She then put him on Focalin and Klonopin earlier this week.. Horrible side effects ... with Focalin , EXTREME aggression and hyperactivity with the focalin...

  7. Low-dose Risperidone (Risperdal) in HFA and Asperger's 6th February 2004
    ... ward off some of the side effects. He also takes Focalin for his ADHD. We realize that this may not be the...

  8. My 4 year old on Risperidal 11th November 2003
    ... asbergers syndrome). In the morning he takes 10 mg focalin xr and that has helped his a/d/h/d. Perhaps the 4...
    ... However my oldest is also being treated for A/D/H/D with focalin xr 10mg....

  9. asburgers and medication help? 13th October 2003
    ... on a major emotional rollercoaster and now he takes focalin and it's made all the difference. :) [ QUOTE...

Bipolar Disorder board
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  1. So many questions about my son who suffers from BP 20th October 2007
    ... medications we tried for atleast 6 months. Other than focalin and he had really bad side effects to it he would...

  2. question about kids w/bipolar 2nd October 2007
    ... 500mg, abilify .5mg, Lexapro, .5, clonodine. 02mg, Focalin 20mg, focalin 5mg, afternoon. Love, Monkey...

  3. What Should I Do??? 18th July 2007
    ... I actually have been pushed by my p doc to take my focalin but I can't stand the stuff....makes me have panic...

  4. Sick of all my meds Help!!!!! How about naturally?? 10th July 2007
    ... meds. Now i am on lithium900 mg 150 effexor and now focalin adult add( to me it is just an upper). I quit taking ... that focalin because I was crawling out of my skin. i did call...

  5. Focus on the positive - living life to the full 22nd June 2007
    ... meds you are on. I am on lithium 900 effexor 150 focalin for add 10 mg. night time ambien or sequol. Beautiful...
    ... meds you are on. I am on lithium 900 effexor 150 focalin for add 10 mg. night time ambien or sequol. Beautiful...
    ... internet. I called my dotor and he told me to go back on Focalin . I took myself off because it made me feel like I ... my 2nd psychtrist. I am on lithium 150 effexor and focalin .. i was taking seroquel but it made me depressed...
    ... internet. I called my dotor and he told me to go back on Focalin . I took myself off because it made me feel like I ... my 2nd psychtrist. I am on lithium 150 effexor and focalin .. i was taking seroquel but it made me depressed...
    ... internet. I called my dotor and he told me to go back on Focalin . I took myself off because it made me feel like I ... my 2nd psychtrist. I am on lithium 150 effexor and focalin .. i was taking seroquel but it made me depressed ... I need you. Hi Ckyounge, I was prescribed Focalin but couldn't handle it either, gave me anxiety! There...

  6. How do I fight this depression??? 13th June 2007
    ... and add hd . I am on lithium 900mg efeexor 150 mg focalin 10 mg and seroquel at night for sleep. This depression...

  7. How do I fight this depression??? 13th June 2007
    ... and add hd . I am on lithium 900mg efeexor 150 mg focalin 10 mg and seroquel at night for sleep. This depression...

  8. Teen Daughter Bipolar and ADHD 30th December 2006
    ... well. The pscy doc is now trying to treat the ADHD. Focalin with the lithium seemed to work well. She was very ... to treat the anxiety & he instead, changed her from Focalin to Adderall. The Adderall makes her irritable ... like she is not on any mood stabilizer at all. With Focalin , she felt some hope. With Adderall, she is back to ... I want the Adderall to stop and we go back to the Focalin . She is open to this and she is trying to deal with ... 6 weeks to see results. Psych doc agreed to the Focalin again. So now - anyone have any suggestions on natural...
    ... proper treatment of the bipolar. But we are giving the focalin a good test now & will see where it leads us. Our ... focalin test before was only for about one week - I hated...

  9. eight year old son has bipolar disorder 26th August 2006
    ... him worse as it did with my son, I have found that Focalin wich is a non helps with my son, especially with the...
    ... cocktail (for the 14 year old) is Depakote, Risperdal & Focalin . The other child is on Depakote & Concerta. I too...

  10. medications that have helped? 12th August 2006
    ... Depakote, 900 mg of Lithium, 10 mg of Abilify and Focalin (for ADD, not sure of mg?). My daughter (10 yrs...

  11. Ever had a cloudy head and then made it clear? 19th November 2004
    ... think the bipolar meds make the add worse....i take focalin for the add and it works wonders...if not for focalin...

  12. New to the board..need support 26th July 2004
    ... 8 years now and am currently taking risperdal and focalin (for ADD)....the risperdal seems to be working so...

  13. about the lamictal rash???? 31st May 2004
    ... lamictal last monday, adding it to my trileptal and focalin ....last night i got what looked like 2 hives on my...
    ... lamictal last monday, adding it to my trileptal and focalin ....last night i got what looked like 2 hives on my...

  14. Bipolar & a.d.d.?? 25th November 2003
    ... diagnoses w/ add 2 years ago...i have been taking focalin for the add and love the boost it gives me but i dont ... he didnt think i was add, just now addicted to the focalin ....his words "many people w/ bipolar are misdiagnosed ... mimic add, but it's not add" all i know is i love the focalin and have no desire to stop taking it...needless to...

  15. Newbie 21st November 2003
    ... working for you?? i am med free at this time (except focalin for ADD) and i can see already that i'm going to need...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board
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  1. 22 year old with tourettes 26th November 2007
    ... for his but my son takes Clonidine (for tics) and Focalin (for attention). He has been on both for a little ... mostly going well (one adverse reaction to a dye on the Focalin , but otherwise o.k.) Your tics, insomnia and challenges...

Children's Health board
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  1. new to this_tic ? 7th May 2007
    ... adhd by a pediatric neurologist. She has been on focalin , adderall and now vyvanse which really seems to be...

Chronic Fatigue board
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  1. Can this be CFS? 16th January 2007
    ... because I dont want to sleep forever. As I was put on focalin 20mgs twice a day. And that almost gave me a heart ... blodd pressure is normally around 150/90, after taking Focalin 210/149 was its highest and had to be in the ER for...

Depression board
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  1. Honest opinions of meds 5th June 2007
    ... personally, i, who have just about all your symptoms, use focalin instead of adderall. it helps get me going in the ... realize that to get there i am going to have to take my focalin . good luck....

  2. Please help Lexapro vs. Prozac 5th May 2007
    ... needed another one already. I also have stopped taking Focalin last month which I took for about 1 year. So just...

  3. Feeling Blue!!! 3rd April 2006
    ... doctor today and he has put me on a new drug called: Focalin XR. This drug is a lot like Adderall XR. I will ... to having Major Depression, I also have OCD & ADD. Focalin XR will help a lot with my ADD. He also said this...

  4. Prozac Weekly 90mg? 18th August 2004
    ... something to help with the side effect and gave me Focalin 5mg. I believe this medicine is used for ADD as well ... started both today, so I will let yall know about the focalin in a while. Again, if any one has any info on this ... good or bad. And if anyone has any info on taking focalin to counteract an antidepressant's side effects please...

  5. Topamax and Pamelor 16th August 2004
    ... so he no prescribed me prozac 90mg once weekly and focalin 5mg to help with the sexual side effects. He said ... the focalin might even help me better with my ADD then the adderall...

Drug Interactions board
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  1. Wellbutrin & Alcohol??? 22nd January 2007
    ... should i do??? oh, im on 150mg of wellbutrin + 20mg of Focalin ...

Pain Management board
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  1. For Shoreline - about that drug Dex.... 4th November 2003
    ... Hey all, Need a new head. I take a stim call focalin along with my methadone and oxyIR. i couldn,t believe...

Parenting Issues board
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  1. Parenting a child with Bipolar Disorder 29th November 2007
    ... switched to Seroquel (2 weeks ago) and is also on Focalin XR. He has been on every med you can think of, risperdal...

Schizophrenia board
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  1. My schizophrenic boyfriend just dumped me.What can I do? 22nd February 2007
    ... 20mg for the SZ, ambien 10mg for chronic insomnia, focalin 20mg for ADD, and buspar 10mg for anxiety. i dont...

Sleep Disorders board
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  1. Adderall (or any other suggestions) 12th November 2006
    ... medicine that helped as much as the Adderall, was Focalin (another ADHD med). The problem with that was my insurance ... the pharmacy for a free month. The Concerta and the Focalin also had a free months worth that I was able to get...

  2. Mirapex at night Desoxyn during the day? 24th February 2006
    ... addiction is etc. But so far, after trying Ritalin and Focalin after my adderall, Desoxyn has had the best results ... . Ritalin and Focalin gave me extreme anxiety...Ritalin didn't curb my hyperactiv ... ity at all and Focalin had an overwhelming sedative effect on me to the point...

Thyroid Disorders board
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  1. Just diagnosed w/ADHD, already have Hashi's...question about meds 9th August 2007
    ... I was put on Focalin which is fine, I'll give it a shot. But I'm afraid...

Open to All Health Related Topics board
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  1. Ephedrine. Good? Bad? 13th February 2004
    ... would definately go to a psychiatrist and ask for focalin or some other non stimulant drug that is developed ... for increased concentration. I have heard focalin , modafinil, and adrafinil are pretty damn good for...

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