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I have a question can i combine modafinil with ritalin? i

Customer Question

JA: Hello. What do you want help with?
Customer: i have a question can i combine modafinil with ritalin?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: i take ritalin
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no all clear
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

this can be dangerous to take modafinil and ritalin together. the combination can cause CNS over stimulation

do you feel the ritalin is not working for you?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ritalin is working but not time for need modafinil to wake me up and have ritalin for the focus and memory
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

modafinil has specific indications for patients who have narcolepsy, or shift work sleep disorder or MS related fatigue

have you asked your doctor about modafinil yet?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no i didnt ask him yet that why i need your advice
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you need to work on getting better sleep so you sleep better and have more focus and energy.

have you worked on increasing your exercise and having better sleep habits? this will help you have more energy.