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... My son is ten and been on meds for half his little life. You do have to adjust meds to the weight of the child. ... (5 replies)
... Trying medication first is not a wise choice. First of, many of the kids diagnosed with ADHD don't even have it. ... (11 replies)
... DO NOT BELIEVE ANYONE WHO SAYS THERE IS SOME RHYME OR REASON BEHIND WHO STRATERRA WILL WORK FOR. Straterra has just as great a chance of working on you if stims have worked for you. Anyone claiming different is highly misinformed. ... (12 replies)

Mar 7, 2003
... Thankfully, his diabetes is in control and he does really well with that. We first tried ritalin when he was initially diagnosed with the ADHD. It seemed to work okay, but he was having to take a second dose at school and the peaks and valleys were difficult. Then he went to Concerta. It works very well. ... (50 replies)
... compensate for it after years of just brushing it under the rug with meds. ... (10 replies)
... Your doctor SHOULD NOT have put your daughter on medication the first day he saw her for possible ADD. She should have had a full physical then be sent to a child psychiatrist specializing in ADD to get properly evaluated. ... (8 replies)
... would quit or they would just not eat and would lose so much weight the dr would take them off, Straterra was pretty much my last hope, I hoped so much it would work , I dont know what to do now, I know one postive thing about this summer is both my sons have gained weight and have there old personalities back. ... (16 replies)
... reduces his work load to compensate for learning disabilities, so not sure what to attribute to med. ... (22 replies)
... doing after starting school this week. He is almost seven and was adopted at the age of four. He came to us on Adderall but we took him off of it. We started Straterra in April and it has been very helpful. He is doing GREAT in school and is so mush more focused. ... (98 replies)
... d recommended that he be placed on Straterra. We went to a psychologist and they recommended that he go to the pediatrician. I have always been against putting kids on medication because I feel like they are to quick to do so. ... (11 replies)
... ms. MANY THINGS besides ADD can cause these symptoms, so it is not proof of ADD. Nor does it rule out the other issues that should be ruled out before medicating for ADD! ... (11 replies)
... I work with at risk kids, some of whom are ADD. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you for "butting". Could you tell me how old is he and how long has he been on Straterra and is he ADHD. Meaning does he need help with hyper and focussing? ... (28 replies)
Oct 9, 2003
... with in 30 min he was complaining of being very tired!but as for a belly ache...not yet! ... (0 replies)
To JeffRMom
Feb 27, 2003
... Susgan, sorry for the slow response. Just put the kids to bed. I am not the best person to give you accurate info about the difference between these meds. ... (5 replies)
A tough decision
Dec 24, 2003
... I am brand new to chat boards...I am a mother of two boys, and for various reasons have learned a lot about ADHD and anxiety. ... (10 replies)
... s exremely high on his report card in conduct and is usually easy going and very happy. This is probably his main strength is he has a wonderful personality and kids and teachers love him for that. ... (4 replies)
... i would like tohear everyones thoughts . my son who is in 3rd grade has had trouble in school since 1st grade. the school wanted me to have him tested for add but i said i wanted to wait to see if he out grew some of the attention problems. ... (16 replies)
... I have struggled since my son was in first grade and he is in second grade now. The teachers are coming down harder on him than any other kids as I believe they have labelled him quietly. ... (3 replies)
... For most of us who have kids on Straterra, we all seen various degrees of tiredness. In most cases, this will subside and the kids in most cases, eat well, sleep better and less impulsive. Some have moment of anger outburst but that may go away too, as in the case for my son. ... (5 replies)

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