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As an adult diagnosed with ADHD, my doctor prescribed me Ritalin.

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As an adult diagnosed with ADHD, my doctor prescribed me Ritalin. I’m wondering if I need to take my medication every day or just on my “bad” days?

Dr. D.J. :

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Dr. D.J. :

Hi there,


This is Dr. D.J., experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Dr. D.J. :

This depends on the severity of your disease.

Dr. D.J. :

Initially you should take ritalin daily.

Dr. D.J. :

Also during time of need for increased attention, you should take it regularly.

Dr. D.J. :

Ritalin does not need to be taken daily for long time, unless you are not able keep yourself together without medication.

Dr. D.J. :

Best wishes,

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