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Feb 14, 2003
... very interesting to read everyones experiences with Straterra. My son is 16 and a sophomore. In eighth grade dx'd with add, inattentive type. Was put on adderal, 5 mg two times daily, changed last year to xl 10 mg. ... (152 replies)
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Feb 26, 2003
... one month. Could not tolerate Concerta. REgular Adderal was a nightmare. ... (27 replies)
... frustration always right under the surface. With Straterra I am amazed to see the emergence of a sense of humour. ... (9 replies)

Oct 13, 2003
... He went on Tenex and continued with Wellbutrin. ... (54 replies)
... Lots and lots of side effects with Adderal..all it is is a combo of the salts from 4 amphetamines or in laymans terms..."SPEED"......go to and check it out...takes a while to get full effects but only keeps getting better!!!! ... (7 replies)
... A LOT of the time. My child was on initial dose for 7 days, then therapeutic. The doc advised cutting down the Adderal XR a couple of days prior,which I did. We did not see instant results except for anger and tiredness. ... (22 replies)
Oct 23, 2003
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Sep 9, 2003
... I have a 12 year old son on Straterra. I had tried Adderal when he was 6. I had a horrible experience for it made my son severely depressed and I took him off of it. I was very hessitant to try anything else. ... (54 replies)
... It sounds like Straterra helps some children but not others, just like the stimulant medications. I know it helps my son so far. ... (2 replies)
Feb 12, 2003
... I am new to this board but after reading for several days I just had to jump in. I am mom at a 8 year old boy who has been on Straterra since the beginning of Jan. In the past we have tried Ritalin, Adderal, Concerta and Tennex. ... (152 replies)
... years. Lost alot of weight and had panic attacks. He has been panic free and gained a small amount of weight on the Straterra. ... (6 replies)
Jun 17, 2003
... B-GRL- online, how long have you been on Straterra? When did you feel the full effect of straterra. We are on week 4 and it calms him but his focus on school work was better on adderal I am hoping that once we increase his dosage and he is on it a little longer the focus will kick in thanks for responding any information is helpful (4 replies)
... we have been on pretty much all of them Ritilan, dexadrine, Adderal, adderal xr it seems like they all helped with the attention, But were taking off most of them cause of not eating and losing weight, Youll just have to find the right one for your son, I wish you tons of luck, I dont know what we will do about meds when schools starts , IM just giving them a break over summer... (8 replies)
... D. Since he was 3 he has ADD. We started with the stims in grade 1. It has been 7 yrs. of all kinds of stims. Because he has OCD, the stims brought out the worst and he also got ticks as well as some awful side effects. We Started as guinea pigs as the pdoc was one of his first to try Strat. Doc was very hopeful. ... (5 replies)
Feb 22, 2003
... t paying attention, it is so mild there is no twitching,freezing up etc. Now my daughter who is 10 years younger has an attention problem. She will turn 10 soon and her brother is almost 20. I would spend hours on homework like spelling sentences,simple math,reading was a horror! Adderal was perscribed. ... (152 replies)
... very child I have had. I don't know if it is a chemical thing or if the added responsibility has just made it harder to cope. I finally decided to take a stand and get on something to fix it. I started for the first month with Straterra 120mg because it is not a stimulant. ... (5 replies)
... s is common when taking a psychoactive drug over an extended time. Bad thing about that is that the brain becomes more dependant on the drug for normal functions and also eventually builds up a tolerance to the effects over time. ... (5 replies)
... pating. I have 2 boys who are ADHD. My oldest is 14 and after battling with myself over him being medicated I finally took the plunge when he entered 2nd grade and his teacher told me that no matter what I decided that she would modify and work with my son to help him the most. ... (98 replies)
Nov 3, 2005
... our system like concerta, ritalin or adderal. Everyone's chemical make up is different. It didn't work for me. I was tired, sick about 2 hours after I took it, and it didn't help the slightest bit with focusing. I was put on 120mg for a month, but I really hate throwing up, which happened every day. ... (12 replies)

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