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... HI my son is 7 and has complex partial epilepsy and diagnoised ADHD, he also has traits such as torrettes and autistic tendancies. I am looking for any advice on combined treatments for his seizures and combined problems. ... (2 replies)
... My son was diagnosed with ADHD about 3 years ago and just about 3 months ago got diagnosed with Generalized primary epilepsy. He was on Adderall xr and they said he had to come off of it imediatly. He is stuggling so hard in school and is now 2 years behind. ... (2 replies)
... i am mum to six year old boy who has suffered epilepsy from birth. He has know been diagnosed as suffering from ADHD, which is sometime found along side epilepsy. ... (5 replies)

... Thanks for your reply, we have just spoke to his psygologist she does not feel that drugs of any sort will help the type of ADHD that my son has ? ... (2 replies)
... My son, is quite a bit older then your, but ,he's VERY, VERY, Very ADHD and with in the past 2 years has developed a seizure disorder, and has PDD which is autistic tendencies. Currently, he is on concerta for the ADHD, keppra for the seizures, and lexapro to help with some of the PDD stuff. ... (2 replies)
... the medication. There may be an alternative medication that can do what is needed but not be as risky as the current medication. I'd "consult" with the doctor and ask for suggestions of possible replacement medications "if you were to" change his treatment. ... (2 replies)
... my daughter is 10 yrs old. She is taking Depakote ER for her epilepsy and is taking Adderall XR for her adhd. She seems to be doing very well. Her grades have even improved. ... (4 replies)
Epilepsy and ADHD
Jan 24, 2003
... Help him get organized. Help him learn to organize himself. Establish a routine. Establish and keep a schedule as part of any routine. Help him to learn to plan and anticipate. You'll probably have to take every opportunity. ... ... (5 replies)
... for a doc. There are many of them like that out there, and I have been to a few just like him. There also is no excuse whatsoever for that type of behavior toward any patient! The words Do No Harm come to mind. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for you input, I am going to take him to a Dr. at the Univ of Michigan now that has experience in both of his diagnosis.... (2 replies)
... My son also has Epilepsy and ADHD. I have found that daily doses of Calcium and Magnesium help some with the hyperactivity with out interfering with AEDs or causing seizures. ... (5 replies)
... Jake is 8 and having no seizures on Lamictal, but his ADD is effecting his school work. He is very smart, but can't keep up at school. ... (4 replies)
... I saw some posts from earlier in the year where you were talking about the link between migraines and epilepsy and ADHD. I'm glad I was looking and found that post because maybe that helps in some ways. ... (10 replies)
... but before that when I was a child I was "ADHD" my sister who is also Epileptic now was also diagnosed as hyperactive. We both had behavour issues and we were both medicated for it. Me more so than her. Our mother thinks maybe the Ritalin it's self caused this to happen to us. ... (18 replies)
... ADHD since childhood. He hasn't had a seizure in about 4 years, and takes no medication. As a child, he was medicated for both his seizures and ADD but stopped medication at the age of 17 or so. ... (5 replies)
... Hi I was reading your story and I know what you are going through. Many of the adhd meds you list lower your seizure threshold. i am taking depakote and although it is not the best of drugs with side effects it works and the name brand is still affordable. I have had bad experiences on some of the generics. ... (6 replies)
... Louise, I think what you are concerned about is the fact that you are epileptic and took AEDs during pregnancy and are now seeing things in your children that you fear are somehow connected with this. ... (5 replies)
Epilepsy/ADD
Mar 1, 2004
... My son has had a diagnosis of ADHD as well as learning disabilities along with the epilepsy. He had neuropsych testing 18 months ago and is due another reevaluation at some point. It was 2500 for us to have all the academic testing he needed. ... (8 replies)
... Oops I'm just getting used to this board. Anyway I totally understand your anger regarding the ADHD thing. I really blame the public school for it taking so long to figure out what was wrong with Pat. ... (8 replies)
... I am so upset. And confused. And worried. ... (10 replies)


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