Metabolism plays a HUGE role in how the long-acting medications work.
Also, There are two types of stimulants: amphetamine (Adderall, Vyvanse, Evekeo…) and methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, Quillivant…). Almost everyone does well on one type or the other, but not both. It could be that you would respond better to an amphetamine based stimulant. In any case, talk to your prescriber about what you’re experiencing.
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