Diagnosed a few months back and have been trialling medication. Started on 10mg Methylphenidate where I felt like I had the energy to do things but kept forgetting the pills, now have been on Concerta XL 36mg for a few weeks and not really feeling any effects. Still find it hard to focus and get motivated on tasks and generally distractible. Should I ask my Psyc about a different med? Just feel a bit overwhelmed with the whole process so far.. sorry for the rant!

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Amphetamines. Adderall / Vyvanse


So Concerta is methylphenidate just fyi

I personally found it less effective than amphetamines. I would ask your doc to try something new. Maybe start with Vyvanse because it’s less intense. Good luck!


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