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... I'm just surprized one would actually admit any fault with these drugs at all...I guess you are lucky to have found one in a million, eh? ... (30 replies)
... I'm not sure you should worry so much about bi-polar. From what I've read on stimulants they tend to create those types of symptoms of bi-polar and OCD. Symptoms begin with increased energy, hyperalertness, and overfocusing. It progresses toward obsessive/compulsive activities, insomnia, agitation, hypomania and mania. Hypomania is a milder form of mania. They also... (30 replies)
... Ritalin, Ritalin LA, Focalin, Adderall, Adderall XR, Metadate CD and Strattera. Out of all of these meds, only Metadate CD was effective, but only for a few months. ... (6 replies)

... hey that is too much ritalin for a young child to take he should of stayed on the dose he was on before and maybe he would have not had all this happen to him. ... (30 replies)
Help with my son
Jul 6, 2004
... I want to start off by giving you some background on my situation. I have 2 boys and a girl currently my sons are 11 and 10 and my daughter is 9. When my youngest son was 4 his mother and I separated. He always seemed to fidget a little while we were together but nothing to severe. ... (6 replies)
... So I don't know if the AD is so great for your son but I guess you will decide that for yourself I can't do that. ... (30 replies)
... from someone who knows, i estimate 70 percent of teens with stimulant meds will be either selling them or abusing within time. if your son is snorting ritalin hes been doing this awhile. no he can't go back to useing them correctly. ... (8 replies)
... Of course you are not a loser. Years of amphetamines for ADD could easily tempt a teen, who might have become tolerant and thus never quite feels right even on the med, to experiment for a bit of better feeling or simply to make the med more effective so they can be "normal" again. You know, most in the medical field feel taking ADD meds in childhood will stop a teen from... (8 replies)
... I have question ... Has anyone heard of children qualifying for disability benefits for ADHD? ... (6 replies)
... One of the first things you should do is ASK your son's doctor why he needs to see him every other month. ... (7 replies)
... Good day I am a mother of a very, very busy 9 year old, Last year (2012) I'v taken my son to the specialist, and she said his is positive for ADHA and should have been on medication, She then said to put him Concerta, this year (2013) he started a new school and is re-doing Grade 3, On Tuesday I got a note from his teacher saying she can not coupe with him and suggested I... (1 replies)
... Cammy80, in response to your second post about what behaviors should you tolerate, here are a few more thoughts. ... (15 replies)
... I have learned that if you take all red and blue food dyes out of the diet the child and adult can concentrate better. ... (1 replies)
... I was diagnosed four years ago with ADD and started on Ritalin. I was amazed at the benefits of this medication. For the first time in my life I was able to stay on task and constant boredom wasn't a major problem. ... (28 replies)
... like Ritalin or Adderall, but most docs have no problem giving them to patients. ... (13 replies)
Update on my son
May 7, 2008
... As Addprogrammer pointed out, the risk of serious physical harm exists, but is pretty small. If his heart is as healthy as a child's heart should be, and if you are alert to physical side effects that are worse than acceptable, that drives the risk down further. ... (9 replies)
... first of all i'd like to apologize for my english ... I'm from Quebec in Canada. ... (7 replies)
... and you'll probably be hungry after they wear off. say have abt 7am with breakky, then by 7.30 that night should be ready for a late snack, my son likes a toasted cheese sandwich...his weight is holding steady, and his marks have shot up. he is now on 54 mg. his teachers love it. ... (15 replies)
... I can so empathize with you. I have a question on the board about my 10 yr old son. I wont go into it on your thread as it is rather long, but if you want to, feel free to read my thread. We have lost our son also. ... (30 replies)
... Tourette's Syndrome Disorder". In fact I think it may be that many adhd and other obsessive behavioral conditions are mimiced by Tourettes and some children can have both. Blurting out silly phrases is a clue as is using socially innapropriate phrases. ... (10 replies)

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