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Re: Ritalin dose levels?-Higher than the PDF 60mgs Ryan2828

Posted by Paulbwell on February 4, 2006, at 5:51:13

In reply to Ritalin dose levels?, posted by Ryan2828 on February 2, 2006, at 6:55:23

> Do doctors in the U.S. ever go past 60mg standard realease for adults? Or is 60mg of SR as high as most go?

I live down under, and was started at 10mgs B.I.D IR Methylphenidate. This was increased to 40mgs then 60, to a high of 80mgs, 20mgs Q.I.D.

I usually take less than this, hence why i have over 200 10mg Methylphenidate tabs sitting here.

I guess it depends on the Doc. If you appear needy and seem to be wanting a higher dose, without explaining why, many Docs will be hesistant.

If you explain your progress and how it's going for you, in a colaborative way with the Doc, they may be more inclined to help you, as opposed to a patient who seems to just want higher doses of a Sch 11 med, for non clear reasons.





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