ADHD

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Posted by: Big John | 2010-07-13

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How many years have you been on Ritalin

I would just like to find out if anyone has taken ritalin for as long as me 20 years or more. I feel alone but my psychaitrist sayings its fine and i still need it. However I do find I am dependent on it. There have been no long term studies on Humans have there?

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ADHD Expert

Big John,

Unfortunately there is no study that I am aware of; studies conducted to date are conflicting.

If you feel uncomfortable with the results your psychiatrist has provided perhaps a second opinion will settle your mind.

Regards,
Delia

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Posted by: ADD/ADHD Expert | 2010-07-14

Big John,

Unfortunately there is no study that I am aware of; studies conducted to date are conflicting.

If you feel uncomfortable with the results your psychiatrist has provided perhaps a second opinion will settle your mind.

Regards,
Delia

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