Our expert says:
Gosh, I don't remember claiming I was an expert in ADHD. If I did so, it'd suggest more that I HAVE ADHD rather than have expertise in it.
I think a bit more is known about long-term Ritalin use than that of newer alternative meds for ADHD, simply because it has been around for considerably longer.
Dotors who've been practising for some time often tend to base their opinions on their own experience rather than necessarily on research they've read. They may be right or wrong. With any medication if we are concerned with side-effects, the precise doses taken, at what times, before or after food, etc., can be very relevant
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