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Q: whats the difference between focalin and vyvanse

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide
9/26/10 8:35pm

Alicia

 

Thank you for your question and welcome to ADHDCentral.com.

 

Focalin's main ingredient is DEXMETHYLPHENIDATE and the main ingredient for Vyvanse is LISDEXAMFETAMINE. They are both stimulant medications.

 

Everyone reacts differently to medications. There is no medication that is better than another, it is a matter of what works best for the individual. Sometimes it is a matter of trial and error to find the right medication and the right dosage.

 

You can find out more:

 

Focalin

 

Vyvanse

 

Eileen

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Gretchen, Community Member
9/30/10 3:38pm

Focalin can help with educational problems, control behavioral problems, listening skills, organize tasks better and most importantly control behavioral problems.

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By alicia, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/26/10, First Published: 09/25/10