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Feb 4, 2005
... or to that we used "strategies" with various degrees of success. When that stopped working we finally decided to try the meds. Our doctor told us flat out that Strattera is not for children or young teens. It's an adult medication. So when I hear of 13 yr. olds on it I wonder why he said that? ... (11 replies)
... handwriting, attention, note taking and etc. Until he lost 10 lbs and wasnt eating or sleeping!! He's a bean pole as it is. ... (2 replies)
... ting, sleeping, and anxiety level, but didn't seem to do tons for his attention. Then, I tried giving him Concerta again, hoping that he had developed some good eating and sleeping patterns, but he went right back to no food and little sleep. ... (5 replies)

... Concerta is a time release form of Ritalin. Over the past 3 years he has taken Ritalin, Concerta, Strattera, Strattera AND Ritalin, and now Strattera AND Concerta. ... (2 replies)
Meds and Eating??
Jun 25, 2003
... before taking Ritalin, then ate lunch before the afternoon dose. We didn't do an after school dose so that he'd be hungry around dinner. Right now, he's taking Strattera with one morning dose of Ritalin a day. His eating and sleeping are both okay right now. ... (4 replies)
... Hey everyone. I've been on Strattera 25mg x 2 a day...then just 50mg in the morning... ... (1 replies)
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)
Mar 28, 2003
... is 8 years old and we started on Strattera 2 weeks ago. We started with 18 mg for 4 days and have settled at 25 mg. My daughter only weighs 52 pounds. She was dx ADD a year ago. ... (68 replies)
... My son was on concerta and had all the same side effects...not sleeping, hungry at 9pm etc. Trying Strattera right now with small dose of Ritalin during transition. ... (5 replies)
... My son, too, wanted no parts of the Concerta after he had several days of eating and sleeping. ... (8 replies)
... ntion, etc...unlike how adderall only works while it's in your system. also, i think maybe you're relying too much on your drugs. my dad always tells me "they're not magic pills meg, they just turn your brain on so you can study and work hard like everyone else". ... (7 replies)
... pened when I was 19 I was on 30 milligrams. When I started taking it, I lost my appetite and dropped about 20 pounds. I also had the dizziness, but that was from not eating. Sometimes I would go through an entire day without eating or drinking, and wonder why I was dizzy, half the time I wouldnt even realize I hadn't eaten. ... (3 replies)
... LLinder, my son did not fare well on Concerta. He too became very emotional and then I discovered he was not sleeping at all which put him in a very bad mood. He then switched to Adderall which he did well on but once again we were moving his mg's up too often. ... (10 replies)
Feb 7, 2003
... Our son, 8 yrs old, started Strattera around three wks ago. ... (152 replies)
... ta and tried that. He was on Concerta for 2 years and only 18 mg. His weight dropped drammatically and he couldn't sleep. So he was given a prescription for a sleeping pill. His grades were good but he was so irritable all the time. Always in a bad mood and very underweight. ... (31 replies)
... my son was diag with add during the summer we tried him on strattera and did not work bad stomach aches. I had to fight with him daily to take it and it seem to make his symptoms worse. ... (2 replies)
... Start with 25MG of Strattera for the first 4 days, then 40MG, then 50MG. ... (2 replies)
... The weight 44lbs of your son may have something to do with the doc not letting your child try both meds. Trevelyan weighs 70lbs and doesn't eat at all during the day. ... (5 replies)
... I replied on the Strattera thread, but I'll do it again here. ... (8 replies)
Jun 17, 2003
... My son went from Concerta to Strattera. Strattera did seem to help his anxiety level, his eating, and his sleeping. But, it did not seem to do tons for his focusing. ... (4 replies)

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