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(also known as Metadate ER, Metadate CD)
Metadate (methylphenidate) is a prescription stimulant commonly used to treat Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. It is also one of the primary drugs used to treat the daytime drowsiness symptoms of narcolepsy and chronic fatigue syndrome. more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 72% (345 Members) find Metadate helpful

Metadate Reviews

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Psychotic symptoms.
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worked, no longer on it
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30 mg was not enough. 40 mg seems to be working most of the time, still do 5 mg for evening activities
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worked but my doctor wouldn't let me continue to take it?
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not working so far.
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Works somewhat although my mind tends to wander away from the mantra.
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son lost significant weight, but it seems to be helping
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This worked well, until it didn't....
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  1. Discussion: Tics
    I forgot to mention the tics my son had when he was on other meds. He was started on vyvanse then switched to metadate and then to the daytrana patch ... [More]
  2. Discussion: Adderall wearing off
    It is common for this to happen. Sometimes the dose just needs increased other times the medicine just doesn't work for that child. My son went throug... [More]
  3. Discussion: Quillivant XR
    Thanks CAWriterMom. I was wondering about a side effect I have noticed w/him. He almost appears to be Zombie like (for lack of a better description)... [More]
  4. Discussion: Any advice for INTUNIV
    My son is 5 and is ADHD-hyperactive type. He just started Intuniv after Metadate didn't seem to work. This is only his 4th day on it. He's been super ... [More]
  5. Discussion: I am new here and looking for support
    I am new and looking for support. I am a single mother of three boys ages 14, 12, and 9. My middle son was diagnosed with ODD about five years ago. I ... [More]