My doctor diagnosed my with adult ADHD and proscribed me concerta and am worried about the effects

Patient : I have recently been diagnosed with adult ADHD and my doctor has proscribed me concerta 36mg per day , i have been wondering if taken this medication will make me have memory loss over time because it slows my thinking down , i also scored pretty high on the anxiety test my my doctor said and i read that concerta also causes anxeity so should i be worried about this , i have been stoped takeing it after takeing it for 5 days to see what the differce is when im not takeing it , should i just take it for a few weeks and see what the out come is ?
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Hey doc, my ADHD meds aren't working like it should be and I've been taking these meds (concerta) since I was 10 year...

Q: I'm 26 years old and I strongly believe that I have ADHD and bipolar disorder. I can confirm this assumption by own e...

Q: I'm finding it very difficult to effectively manage my ADHD symptoms as an adult. It's embarrassing and humiliating. ...

Q: I was prescribed Vyvanse for my ADHD and I actually lost / am unable to find where I had put the bottle itself contai...

Q: My child is suffering from ADHD and he is hyperactive. He does not make any eye contact, does not listen to our comma...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon