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Sep 24, 2003
... well for a long time. Then his impulsivity returned with a vengence and his talking became incessant. We stopped Concerta, but we did switch to Strattera. The Strattera helps his eating and sleeping and his general activity level to some degree. Also, it keeps his impulsivity relatively controlled. ... (7 replies)
... being prescribed for them, but she prescribed me some Strattera, being as it isn't a stimulant and might not give me the crash that Adderall did. I used 40mg of Strattera for about a few months and it undoubtably helped with my focus and ability to do activities, but I had major insomnia with it. ... (4 replies)
... I started Strattera yesterday, and so far so good!! I started at 10mg am and 10mg pm for one week. Then increase to 18mg, then 25mg and so on. ... (3 replies)

... se a low dose of Concerta with the Strattera. He's never been on Adderall, that's why he isn't using Adderall with the Strattera. As the other person said, the Strattera seems to eliminate the rebound effect when the Ritalin wears off. Also, the Strattera helps my son's eating, sleeping, and anxiety. ... (3 replies)
... That is too bad that the stimulants cause your daughter so much anxiety. I bet you will notice a big difference with the strattera in a few weeks. After my son was on the strattera for 5 weeks I wanted to stop because there was no difference in his behavior. ... (12 replies)
... First, I want to say thank you for all the replies and support from everyone. It helps me keep my sanity. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this board as well. I've been taking Strattera since about June for ADD. ... (14 replies)
... It seems that the different meds affect each person very differently. What works wonders for one person can cause another severed illness. If the Strattera is causing negative side effects, you may need to try something else. The Strattera HELPS my son's anxiety tremendously. ... (10 replies)
... I would say it depends on whether your son has any positive effects from the Strattera. Yes, my son is one of the ones on both Strattera and Ritalin. BUT, the Strattera helps with his insomnia, his appetite, his anxiety, his hyperactivity, and much of his impulsivity. ... (9 replies)
... eks old, so, you may have already gotten your answer or given up on strat., but, I thought i'd tell you our experience with it. my 9 yr. old son has been taking strattera for 2 years now and it has really made a difference for him. He couldn't take stims, they gave him severe anxiety. ... (6 replies)
... thank you christine, buel and dowdall for the responses, i just started on strattera and things are going better. ... (5 replies)
... is 11 and weighs about 72 lbs. He was on concerta for a year and a half. It worked great for his ADHD but he had no appetite and severe insomnia. He now takes strattera and concerta. For him, the strattera eliminates many of the side effects of the stimulant. He now eats better, sleeps well, and has no stimulant "let down". ... (5 replies)
Aug 8, 2003
... and anxiety level, and it prevents the Ritalin let down that is so common when the stimulant wears off. ... (7 replies)
... Yes it can create anxiety and raise the heart beat. You may also suffer from insomnia. Xanax helps it greatly reduce these side effects. ... (1 replies)
... Though my son is only 11, he takes both Strattera and Ritalin. ... (2 replies)
... months. the anxiety level for me doesn't particulary get worse using it. can't imagine it can get much worse for me really... ... (1 replies)
... I've been taking Straterra for about a month now. Started out with 40mg, and ramped up to 80mg. I switched to taking the 80mg dose at bedtime, which helps tremendously. I no longer feel the meds "kick" in. I have however noticed many effects of the meds, both good and bad! ... (3 replies)
... My son who just turned 12 takes stattera. It helps him greatly with all of his other issues (anxiety, ocd type thoughts and behaviors, and depression) but minimally with attention. The one thing I really like is that it stays fairly constant in his system so there are no rebound behaviors like you get with the stimulants. (21 replies)
Stratera thoughts
Aug 20, 2004
... My main concerns was that I was very forgetful and unable to focus. In addition, I developed a contant feeling of anxiety which caused my heart to beat fast and shortness of breath. This was interferring with my ability to do my job and complete simple, daily tasks. ... (38 replies)
... Start with 25MG of Strattera for the first 4 days, then 40MG, then 50MG. ... (2 replies)

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