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... HI! Completely new here. Looking for support and info. I have a 6.5 year old son who was diagnosed ADHD Combined and ODD this past July. He has been on Concerta since August starting at 18, with no change, and then 36. Plus clonodine for sleep. He was doing AWESOME, until Thanksgiving. ... (5 replies)
... ust read your post can i ask do you manage to sleep 7 or 8 hours my son is 11 with adhd and takes concerta and amoxtine he has terrible probs sleeping and takes melatonin which i must admit he sleeps better than he used to but only for about 5 hours which i feel if he had a good nite sleep he would be so much better.. ... (15 replies)
... for school. Its gotten to the point where he looks pale and have bags under his eyes. The doctor suggest melatonin. Has anyone have experience with melatonin for a child? ... (9 replies)

... My 7 yr old son has been taking Concerta 18mg for almost 2 months. He just moved to 36mg today, but even before this he has been having trouble going to sleep. ... (5 replies)
... akes it. He is obeidient, calm and able to focus. Has been on since 1st grade. now in 7th. In the evening, he just can't settle down easily. I sometimes give him Melatonin before bed and it really settles him in about 20 minutes. Falls asleep better. I haven't seen side affects, but I give it only maybe twice per week. ... (9 replies)
... is on those too...only now he takes Melatonin to help him get to sleep which is dietary supplement that is very safe to use. ... (3 replies)
... times per day and melatonin at bedtime. ... (3 replies)
Son can't Sleep
Aug 18, 2006
... I was just checking to see if anyone useing Melatonin for their children to sleep.. ... (3 replies)
... supplement I don't know what it falls under, but it is called Melatonin. I've got 2 ADHD boys, both on high doses of Concerta and they were having trouble with sleeping too. So I talked to their Doc and she suggested the Melatonin and it works. ... (15 replies)
... Your dose may be too high. Amphetamine salts (generic adderall) has a half life of about 5 hours. "Half life" usually refers to the length of time a drug is effective in controlling its target symptoms. But side effects such as insomnia may persist beyond half life. So we are right back to Asurvivor2's advise: "Take it earlier in the day - lower your second dose." Problem:... (8 replies)
... if he didn't have the Melatonin he would be up till midnight. ... (29 replies)
... ll he wants to do is aggravate everyone. He is very good at his frineds' houses also. He has trouble in school and doesn't get very good grades. He used to be on Concerta and it worked for a couple of years but then stopped. ... (29 replies)
... That sounds like a HUGE amount. My 10 year old son takes 20 mg. of Dexedrine Spansules in the morning, 15 mg. of Dextrostat in the afternoon and Melatonin at night and I absolutely would not give him the way he weighs 62 lbs. at 10 and he's a boy! ... (5 replies)
... Amphetamines and amphetamine like drugs, also norepinphrine (adrenaline) drugs can definately cause aggressiveness and mood swings. (4 replies)
... My 10 year old has severe ADHD. He has been on a ton of different meds and recently got changed from Concerta to Dexedrine. ... (4 replies)
May 12, 2012
... My niece has been on concerta for years. ... (1 replies)
... As mentioned above, with proper stimulant treatment, you may be able to reconsider the Abilify and Melatonin treatments, as the issues that require those meds may become less pronounced. ... (4 replies)
... p.m. We couldn't continue. Liquid melatonin works best for us. She weighs 85 lbs, she can only take a dropper full of the cherry flavoured, no more, otherwise she will have bad dreams, or sleep walk... ... (5 replies)
Jan 29, 2009
... depressant, Zoloft, and Melatonin an over the counter sleep aid. ... (2 replies)
Son can't Sleep
Aug 21, 2006
... We had to take our son off Concerta for that very reason. It worked great for school but he was so tired. If you do use Melatonin use a very small dose. You might want to talk to your doctor though about a different med. ... (3 replies)

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