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... I was sorry to see the list didn't continue here so I'm starting a new thread on it. Reboxetine is the European equivilant of Strattera which got shot down by the FDA but also seems to have similiar issues for some men. ... (3 replies)
... o preteen has been on Strattera about 9 weeks,5 weeks at 40 mg increased to 60 mg 4 weeks ago. His teachers tell me the Strattera doesn't seem to be working well, he is about to fail the 6th grade. By the way he is extremely intelligent, as are most ADDers. ... (3 replies)
... I have no knowledge about Strattera, but I can tell you that it's currently being discussed in this thread: Hope it helps. (2 replies)

... Hi Donna & Welcome! I agree with what you've been told above. Jane's suggested treatment plan is "right on" and I agree wholeheartedly with the order of treatment that she's recommended. Your first step is to get your thyroid levels corrected. It isn't uncommon for antidepressants to be ineffective when thyroid hormones are off. Hypothyroidism can also cause ADD... (6 replies)
... I will make this short and simple. First of all answer the following questions: 1)How old are you 2)What is you school record? What kind of grades did you get in elementary, middle, high school, college? 3)How passionate are you about school. For instance, I believe school is the cornerstone of society. What do... (1 replies)
... only shot at symptom relief. I quit the Effexor because I felt I was not getting sufficient benefit to justify the price in terms of side effects. It seems that Strattera has many of the same side effects as the Effexor, but if it helps me with the "mind problems," I'll tolerate the side effects. ... (10 replies)
... Tyrosine 1,000 mg on empty stomach daily and having a protein shake for breakfast. It has worked very well and quickly for me. I don't notice much benefit from Strattera but my friends tell me I'm much more alert, responsive, organized and coherent, so I'll take their word that it's helping me. ... (2 replies)
... We go to see my new cousin and I am very mellow and tired. I took my strattera in the morning that day instead because it was giving me cold sweats. ... (5 replies)
... No. It isn't weird. Strattera was awfull for me. ... (41 replies)
Apr 17, 2003
... I've noticed many people giving Strattera at night to try to combat the sleepiness. Strattera is not a 24 hour drug. The half life is 5 hours, meaning at 5 hours the dose is as high in your bloodstream as it will get. ... (68 replies)
Feb 19, 2003
... ell any difference than with the Concerta, so he's doing equally well at school, though I think his Concerta dose was a little low. I am pleased enough with the Strattera to fill the RX and continue. Now that my son is not on stimulants I feel I have "my little boy back". ... (152 replies)
... stimulant medications. Wellbutrin is an anti depressant that has been shown to help people with ADD to calm down and focus. The new medication Strattera is showing great promise, it is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. ... (6 replies)
Feb 16, 2003
... did have side effects, he has been on Strattera for almost 2 wks now. ... (152 replies)
... stimulants like strattera and wellbutrin too. If you did have to go on medication trying a non stimulant first would probably be wise. But all these meds influence brain chemicals. ... (5 replies)
... Your story really did help a lot. My boyfriend is also on strattera, which you said was "garbage" for you. What exactly happened while on it that the others did for you? (8 replies)
... hi all! I am 26 years old, male and been recently re-diagnosed with add, nto sure if i got the h or not... as far as i can remember i was the kid in the class always getting sent into the hallway, heck at one point my desk was put into the "coat room" and i sat tehre for a year..... I always remember eharing "your so smart why arent you applying yourself?" and... (2 replies)
... Hi. You should probably see a psychiatrist for first diagnosis and to see whether or not he thinks you need meds. If you do need meds try a non-stimulant first. Like the new med strattera. Check this out Good Luck :) (3 replies)
... I'm thankful for your post updating us on your son. My son is on week 7 of 40mg Strattera and 54mg Concerta. His grades have improved. His temperament has improved and Oh' my gosh...He has a girlfriend and he is so excited. Granted... ... (5 replies)
... Another good book for you is "Transforming the Difficult Child" Nurturing from the heart. It is a great book. It's not one that can be read once, but will be referenced time and time again. Try that one. I have an 11 year old who has ADHD and is taking Concerta and Strattera. He is very defiant, but I don't think it's a disease, I think that with appropriate "Nurturing and... (5 replies)
Apr 21, 2003
... Good Luck with your sweetheart on his medicine. My son takes Concerta and Strattera but he's old enough that it's open discussion in our house. He's been on meds for 7 years! ... (1 replies)

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