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Can a person substitute a Med for ADHD?
tendercat posted:
If someone takes Ritalin and runs out, can they substitute Adderall temporarily??

Really would like to know ASAP.
VonEagasta responded:
Um they can. But it may have some side effects. Like not eating as much. You do need to be careful and not to depend on constant switching though.
Chris_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Tendercat,

Please make sure you ask your doctor to be sure. Call the docs office and ask.

He who has hope has everything.
- Proverb
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