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Jan 18, 2008
... A psycholgist may not have the ability to prescribe medicine, but that doesn't mean they don't know what is out there, how it works, and what they have observed to work best. (3 replies)
Jan 1, 2008
... First, I have to say that it isn't the school shrink's job to recommend a medication. Most likely, the school shrink is a psychologist, NOT a psychiatrist. Psychologists are not qualified to prescribe medication. ... (3 replies)
... roll. You might want to look again at Strattera when your grandson reaches puberty. There are numerous complaints, way too many to be taken lightly, about Strattera male sexual side effects. I'm an old prud that believes no sex before marriage. ... (11 replies)

... My son has also been on Strattera for just over a year. He has done well with it. For him, it did take a couple of months to see full effect. What it helped most with was his hyperactivity. ... (14 replies)
... y son was on only 20 mg of Metadate for about 6 mo and only slight improvement but no side effects. So when we were told to use 36 mg Concerta while waiting for Strattera to kick in there was a big difference ib concentration but the side effects showed up for the first time. ... (1 replies)
... How badly does your son "need" to be drugged? You said that he eats M&M's. Didn't his doctor recommend an elimination diet before prescribing drugs for him? If he didn't, that's incredibly irresponsible. It's common knowledge that sugar, caffeine, artificial food additives, preservatives and colorants can cause some children, even adults, to lose focus/concentration, act... (4 replies)
... xhibit symptoms of ADD as well though neither one has ever been diagnosed. I'm in my thirties and was diagnosed 6 months ago. I was trying to get into graduate school and had difficulty with the GRE. ... (14 replies)
... Hi there! Thought I'd jump in. My 8 year old son has been on strattera for a little over 2 months. At the 2 month mark we were done!! ... (12 replies)
... he prescribed me 30 mg's of Vyvanse. Within the first day of being on Vyvanse I was bouncing off the walls! I was cleaning my room like crazy, organizing all my school work, and even worked out for an hour. Never in my life had I felt so motivated, concentrated, and full of energy. ... (8 replies)
... d had a volatile mood particularly in the evenings. We are eager to hear from others, however, about the idea of putting her on both Concerta in addition to the Strattera with the hope that the Strattera would help with impulsiveness and frustration management, while Concerta helps with focus. ... (11 replies)
May 19, 2003
... Thank you for a quick response, we see his doctor tomorrow.I will mention my concerns & ask about adding that low dose of concerta............I will close up now & give him the biggest bear hug he's had in a while. (50 replies)
May 19, 2003
... I know what you are going through I've been there with my son as well. After 8 weeks on the strattera we had some positive results, but in terms of his concentration and impulsivity it just was not cutting the mustard. ... (50 replies)
My ADHD type
Jul 25, 2009
... How was school for you? ... (11 replies)
... dvise doctors on how to treat attention deficit disorders in kids," said Dr. Oscar Bukstein, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. ... (29 replies)
My ADHD type
Jun 27, 2009
... I have severe issues with recall. Whether it be forgetting subject material for an exam at school or simply 'losing' a word, I have real issues here. Have you ever had a name that was 'on the tip of your tongue,' but you just couldn't think of it? ... (11 replies)
... I think maybe your grandson is like so many other kids I've heard about, including my own son. Strattera may not be working for him. It did absolutely nothing for my son. My son has severe ADHD and has all the symptoms. ... (4 replies)
New here
Sep 4, 2004
... derstood the directions despite several explanations. We will go back next week for the T.O.V.A. test and go from there. He will recommend Concerta rather than Strattera because he hasn't seen very good results with Strattera. I feel we are in good hands with this doc and that he's the best in our area for ADD but..... ... (3 replies)
... My 7 year old son was on Strattera for two months. It didn't work for him. He lost 10 pounds, was very constipated and it did not help him with hyperactivity and concentration. ... (1 replies)
... atting her ADHD. She, of course, wants Adderall because so many of her college friends are on it and it works for them. She seems to have her mind made up that Strattera won't work because she knows of one girl at school who uses it and it doesn't work for her. My guess would be that she doesn't take it regularly. ... (31 replies)
... t this drug does wonders for ease of personality and stops the wandering around in circles for my son. I also find that it does nothing for his organization and concentration during school hours. Thus, my life with him at home is much better, but the teachers find him to be a problem. ... (6 replies)

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