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... If not then you definantly should. If no other treatments work and she is severe enough to need meds then definantly give strattera a try. It takes about 5 weeks to get results. ... (2 replies)
... The only reason a child so young should be on meds is 1.medical problem 2. severe mental illness. Such as....if your child is extremely violent, or suicidal. ... (3 replies)
... ffects. Our family physician took him off the meds and contacted the Psych. Dr. who had prescribed the Adderall and told him that the side effects were just too severe for our son to continue taking it. The Psych. Dr. tried to talk us into trying a different med. ... (3 replies)

ADHD/ODD/OCD?
Aug 30, 2003
... having things his way. i think it just depends on how severe it is and whether you can deviate it from it at all. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I have ADHD and also a history of severe headaches. When I was on adderall I actually had no migraines at all... did have some tension headaches but those are not nearly as bad. ... (5 replies)
... Hi my experience was almost the same had my son on adderrallxr20mg for 1 week.He was having nightmares.Wouldnt eat he was very moody.I stopped his med 1 week ago.He can eat anything and it dont hurt his stomach he 10 and weighs 52lbs. Kathy (98 replies)
... Hi everyone - I'm new here. I have a question about the Strattera. Bear with me - I feel I need to give some background info, so it will take a while to get to the question! :) My 9 year old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD,Inattentive after severe academic issues last year (3rd grade), and started it 2 weeks ago, and is now on 40 mg. She is 68 pounds. I noticed the... (98 replies)
... he is otherwise a pretty normal ADHD kid with some outstanding qualities along with his idiosyncrosies. ... (98 replies)
... old 2nd grader was diagnosed with ADHD 3 years ago, classified, and has been in a regular classroom but goes for extra support for about one hour per day. ... (5 replies)
... I am glad tosee your post about this. I was just put on strattera about two weeks ago to help me with my ADHD I was on Adderoll and Lamactal, because I also have bipollar. Since I have been on Strattera I have had severe mood swings and lots of anger issues. ... (3 replies)
... to strawberry and I gave him Benadryl. He has suffered from severe rashes from head to toe continuously for the next four days as a result of the drug interaction between Straterra and diphenhydramine in the Benadryl. ... (11 replies)
Strattera
Mar 27, 2003
... This is my first post as well. My son is 11, will be 12 in May. Was diagnosed with ADHD and Oppositional Defiance Disorder when he was 6. Oringally we had him on Ritalin 5mg at several different dosages. ... (17 replies)
... but the more I read, I got very discouraged. We have taken my son off his meds. because of the depression, and zombie like effect it had on him along with fast severe weight lose. He is back to his old self, and I love that! ... (6 replies)
Ritalin Question
Feb 6, 2003
... I tried my severly adhd daughter on ritalin cr(control release), she was 10 1/2 at the time. The Dr. said it is supposed to last 12 hours (by the books) but will probably only last 9 - 10 hours. He told me not to wait the 12 hours because then she won't stay even. Between the school and myself we felt it wasn't even strong enough although it was the correct dose (she... (1 replies)
ADHD
Jan 31, 2003
... Sweatpea, no they didnt have the same teachers lol. I did call the school the next day after this and the councler said i am not gonna jump into no adhd thing one, beacause she said they have been stuck in side due to weather and what kid in second grade isnt gonna be a little fidgity. ... (2 replies)
... You are so right! It is more difficult to get an AD D diagnosis than an ADHD one. So many teachers would say that my son wasn't a distration to the class so he could't be ADD. Boy, were they wrong. ... (13 replies)
... We have 2 children with add/adhd...My oldest son is on meds for his, he has a severe case, my next to oldest son was also diagnosed in second grade, and WE chose not to medicate him, we handle his by diet alone, and teaching him how to learn to focus on his own, choosing meds to control is is a last resort for us, I am on meds myself too. My older boys dad also has add as... (18 replies)
... Hang in there! Definitely talk to your doctors/psychologists! I can imagine how scarry this is for you- my son has driffted away from reality in a very aggressive manor when he was younger and the school and doc wanted to institutionalize him- forutnately for us, I discovered the GFCF diet and he was one the children who has made almost a complete recovery from autism thanks... (21 replies)
... My son will be 11 years old in august, and was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 6. In second grade the doctor started him on Ritalin 2x per day at 5mg per dose. ... (1 replies)
Ritalin
May 3, 2002
... at the age of 5 was started on Ritalin. He took it for 7 months and became a walking zombie. The school forced us into him taking it. He had been diagnosed as ADHD and they said they couldn't control him. I realize that Ritalin may help some people, but it definately isn't for everyone, especially for ones that young. ... (7 replies)




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