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... he 'paradoxical effect' in one specific way, so I'm going to slap a caveat on what I said yesterday. In children, I've read that meds can often have a different effect than they have on adults. ... (5 replies)
... The Paradoxical Effect is a myth. Pure crap. ... (5 replies)
... hd, you can't become tolerant to stimulant treatment... ... (5 replies)

... First off all, I've seen some of your posts and was really hoping you might add your 'two cents'... :) Thank you so much for your added insight--I've been lost in the sea of "stuff" about ad/hd, it's nice to read something that is straight-forward and based on more than opinion. I'm fairly interested in finding out about stimulants because I'm unable to cope with... (5 replies)
... I was reading an old thread here which said the paradoxical effect of stimulants on people with ADHD was a myth. ... (8 replies)
... I have since been put on a stimulant and frankly, it hasn't made me the least bit hyper. ... (5 replies)
... though the original effect was good, I was always hoping for more. I feel that now that my expectations are more realistic, I'm having more success. ... (5 replies)
... just curious... if you drink coffee? does it have a similar effect? some people can drink it in the evening and still have no trouble sleeping (8 replies)
... I have no intention of going on any medication for this anymore. I was done then. I'm just asking about if the the supposed paradoxical effect is a myth why were stimulants putting me to sleep? ... (8 replies)
... It's not exactly a PARADOXICAL effect. It increases activity in the "controller" parts of the brain. Yes, some of us get drowsy. ... (8 replies)
... your ability to concentrate and control your impulses decreases, and an observed stimulant effect results, as ADHD individuals are more likely to act out. ... (9 replies)
... Short answer, while it's considered a paradoxical effect, yes, stimulants can make you drowsy. More often though, it's more to do with insufficient sleep than odd med effects. ... (3 replies)
... Short answer, while it's considered a paradoxical effect, yes, stimulants can make you drowsy. More often though, it's more to do with insufficient sleep than odd med effects. ... (3 replies)
... ADHD is a funny thing. Although it is true that Adderall as well as Ritalin are CNS stimulants, they are prescribed for ADHD kids to calm them down. They do NOT act as uppers in ADHD children. This is not a just an isolated paradoxical reaction; it works that way in ADHD. Risperdal may also be prescribed in extremely hyper kids, especially when they are aggressive, to... (5 replies)
... I agree with Thunor. Do a little research on anecdotal reports about withdrawal symptoms people have experienced when discontinuing Cymbalta. Other meds that affect Serotonin/Norepi usually cause nasty to extreme withdrawals. For example, 78% of those taking Effexor have withdrawal symptoms. Almost 10%, experience withdrawals so severe they end up in the hospital or on Effexor... (2 replies)


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