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sarahl240
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Hey there,

Personally, I’ve struggled with find the right medication since age 10. I was prescribed concerta for 5 years, the last three of which Ritalin prescribed as a supplement for evenings. Eventually the increased irritability they caused me was too much to handle. After that, my doctor had me try Adderall XR, which did not help when it came to keeping focus on daily tasks and school work. Then I was switched to Vyvanse and have been on it even since (10 years). Out of all of the medications Vyvanse seems to be working best in keeping me in line with my goals and activities. I know medication works differently for everybody, but I hope this information is helpful.