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Medical Anyone have any knowledge/experience on Ritalin?

  1. Jul 13, 2017 #1
    I was prescribed Ritalin for ADHD-PI (ADD) today and I'm still deciding whether I should buy them, mostly because I've heard about it 'zombifying' people, not really improving academic performance and affects the developing brain negatively (Most experts believe the prefrontal cortex doesn't stop developing up to 25-30 years of age, and I'm 18).
    What do you think about this? Should I take Ritalin?

    Thanks in advance :)
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  3. Jul 13, 2017 #2
    I'm sorry but we can't offer such medical advice on the forums. This discussion should be with your doctor. Please relay your concerns with him or her. Good luck!
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