What is the generic version of Ritalin?
Ritalin. or Methylphenidate hydrochloride—the generic for Ritalin, is a stimulant used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and to manage symptoms of narcolepsy.
What is Contramyl?
19 Feb 2018. Contramyl XR’s release mechanism is based on MUPS technology (i.e. different “beads” of short acting and long acting methylphenidate. In order to be considered a “generic”, there has to be bio-equivalence – which there indeed is.
Is Strattera a good ADHD medication?
Like the stimulant drugs, Strattera is effective in treating and controlling ADHD symptoms. Unlike stimulant drugs, Strattera is not a controlled substance. Therefore, people are less likely to abuse or become dependent on it.
Is Adderall or Ritalin better?
Ritalin works sooner and reaches peak performance more quickly than Adderall does. However, Adderall stays active in your body longer than Ritalin does. Adderall works for four to six hours. Ritalin is only active for two to three hours.
What can replace ADHD meds?
Alternative treatments for ADHD include elimination diets, supplementation with omega-3s, parent training, exercise, yoga and meditation, neurofeedback, and memory training.
Is Contramyl the same as Concerta?
Contramyl is a generic of Concerta, which means that the two medications are bioequivalent (i.e. the levels of the medication in the plasma is the same at different time points). However, the mechanism of release do differ and we do find that some patients prefer the one, and some the other.
Is methylphenidate and Concerta the same thing?
Concerta is an extended-release form version of methylphenidate. When taken, the methylphenidate is released slowly over time, and it is active for 10–12 hours.
Is Strattera a stimulant like Adderall?
Both drugs improve attention span and decrease hyperactivity and impulsiveness; however, the medications are very different. The main difference is that Strattera is a non-stimulant, while Adderall is a psychostimulant medication.