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... polar and ADHD and it hard for him to find the right meds we didn't even try the Strattera we both seem to do great on Metadate CD. We tried him on a lot of other stuff but he flipped out, so we had to go back to the Metadate. ... (3 replies)
... My grandson has been on 10 mg. of Strattera for the past 4 weeks and he has had diarrhea, vomiting and stomach cramps every day since. ... (10 replies)
... Also, although it probably isn't the other drugs at this point, can't relax on those forever as some drugs cause culmative side effects, meaning years can go by and then a sensitivity develops, much the same as allergies can occur in normally benign substances with consistant overexposure. I agree with the other poster, how on earth can a 3 year old really truly be... (10 replies)

504/IEP
Mar 16, 2011
... approved drugs for ADHD in children include the nonstimulants Strattera ... ... (27 replies)
... Thanks for your suggestions index. Actually, my husband and I have discussed taking him off the Strattera. He also takes asthma meds and they of course can have a stimulant effect. We are going to make an appointment with his doctor to discuss these problems. As far as the traumatic part, that was one of the first things that came to mind. The only things I can think... (27 replies)
... You can put my name on the Strattera male sexual dysfunction list. ... (128 replies)
... As far as all the various meds, none are very healthy but Strattera would be the lesser evil. ... (14 replies)
... Hello, I'm new to this forum but felt I had to finally open the door and share a few things. I don't want to be a sad sack, but I'm painted into an awful corner with seemingly no way out and have been thinking and feeling that the worst may be inevitable. I don't see a way out of my situation and the future looks very bleak, painful and without purpose other than to... (1 replies)
... ghs 37 pounds and she has lost 2 pounds since her last visit. she was on ritilan la but i was very hopeful when the straerra came out. now she is not only on the strattera but also on ritalin 10 mg after school. ... (98 replies)
... LilMiss, Yes, there are way too many kids on these drugs. Even the ones who seem to benefit may develop things like tolerance and thus need to increase dosages, mood or bi-polar problems, blood pressure, anxiety, sleep problems eventually. One such kid was my nephew.....he was first put on Adderall and his parents praised it and how well he was doing in school. But I... (9 replies)
So Frustrated
Dec 27, 2005
... He is now in Adderallxr and Strattera, sometimes the meds have to be adjusted, his Strattera was just raised from 25's to 40's, he says they feel like they help more than the Adderallxr most of the time! ... (6 replies)
... I really can't say, because it seems all ADD drugs have these adverse effects on mood and sleep. I don't know if it will do much good to talk to the doctor. Doctors only seem to want to prescribe something or find some catch all answer when confronted with someone who isn't having the success that others sometime get witht the meds, although that success is only temporary,... (14 replies)
... Hello; I am a 30 yr old, female, who was-today as a matter of fact-diagnosed w/ having ADD, and a math dyslexia. For the past several hrs. I have been "googling" ADD, to educate myself on the treatments and symptoms of this disease. Since I was abt 16 yrs old, I have been misdiagnosed w/ bi-polar, manic depression, depression and anxiety. I know that I do suffer from... (2 replies)
... Thanks so much for the reply Curlzz. I am glad to see that I am not alone. We decided to leave the study due to the fact that he wasn't doing well. He is now medicated and is doing fairly well, but we only have a one month supply. I feel like this is the calm before the storm cause in a months time we will be without meds again and probably be dealing with withdrawls as... (4 replies)
... dumb but I just can't do some of the job's it seem's overwellming even thought I am more than capable of doing it. I have seen some times of quiet with 40 mg of strattera but the side effects suck. I have had deppersion issues but the last year has been the best in my life for that not on meds for it now. ... (0 replies)
ADD - Speech
May 20, 2005
... I have the same problem as well. It's like when somebody says somthing to me that I feel passionate about, and no thoughts come to my head or words out of my mouth. The conversation is always one-sided. Yet, I may still have strong convictions about what the other person is saying. I nod my head alot and agree with the other person, but that's all. I am not ADD, but... (14 replies)
... y, attention and focus...so thus the conclusion that unfocused brains must be short on dopamine. They aren't even sure about that, or they wouldn't have develped Strattera for ADD ,which doesn't stimulate dopamine. ... (149 replies)
... Whew, that's good. My nephew took Adderall and it caused mood swings ( sort of like bi-polar), aggression, crying for no reason and some sleep problems.....of course, it "worked" for his schooling but he was turning into another kid. Then they tried Strattera; seemed to be so much better than the stimulant at first, but then he had some extreme fatigue that wouldn't let... (10 replies)
... Those sympoms describe me. My doc says that depression, add, bi polar and stuff like that are closely related in ways that the medical community doesn't exactly understand. I have depression and can't concentrate because of it. ... (3 replies)
... No, I'm definitely not bi-polar. My moods weren't that bad, just not my normal happy self....maybe I should have said "irritable". I am more laid-back with the strattera, and things don't get to me like they used to, that is a positive I can see. However, every day at one time or another, I still forget something or where I have laid something. Am I becoming immune to the... (18 replies)




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