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... Yes, it is possible for him to develop tolerance. It is more likely that he has grown and the dose that previously worked for him is no longer enough. You might also look at other factors in his little life that might be causing him to have more problems. You know - changes like moving, a new school, a new sibling, tension between his parents, etc. Unlike with the... (1 replies)
... I would truly appreciate a health care professional's response to my question. Is it possible for a 6 year old boy to develop a tolerance to Strattera? ... (1 replies)
... am already groggy during the day I start the strattera at night. ... (5 replies)

... Most antidepressants like Strattera and others are very stimulating to the brain and nervous system....this can result in involuntary movements, muscle problems, cardiovascular, anxiety, etc. ... (3 replies)
... I have been on Strattera since the beginning of July. I then came down with mono and I have not been able to get well since. My immune system seems to be very weak. ... (3 replies)
... I tried it starting at 40mg along with my Wellbutrin for depression. I had to stop taking the strattera after 4 days of using it cause I started having "flu like" symptoms. Which on the sheet says call your doctor immediately. ... (12 replies)
Strattera "Claims"
Apr 15, 2005
... When receptors in the brain are constantly bathed with drug chemicals that stimulate them, science already knows that in time those receptors will shrivel up and die, or become weaker(desensitized). This is called downregulation and explains not only drug tolerance (stops working) but explains how these brains end up looking abnormal on a brain scan (aka your brain on drugs).... (9 replies)
... hi sawbuck44 I was having mostly problems when coming off the adderall, was unaable to get XR through my insurance, so i took it in the morning, and again early afternoon, the problem was if i didnt take it early enough in the afternoon i got extreme fatigue and depression all that quickly, also i got these symtoms in the evening after my second dose wore off, and nothing i... (5 replies)
... Man, between the sleep drugs and Strattera it's hard to say which is causing the most harm. Is the doc taking him off the sleep med? ... (14 replies)
... f proper sleep can lead to impaired mental function or health problems. So you may want to consider all that in the future. But if you want to take drugs anyway, Strattera would be a better choice than amphetamines for ADD. ... (3 replies)
... Jay, I won't go into all the detail - if you want to read the history, do a search on this board with my name and you'll find lots. In a nutshell, my son struggled with ADD (inattentive) forever. We tried him on Ritalin then Dexedrine when he was 5. Three months on each. Ritalin brought on tics and made him zombie-like, Dexedrine he seemed so happy, but the teacher said he did... (16 replies)
Help!!!!!
Jul 24, 2003
... Probably your son is experiencing tolerance to the drug. The doctor seems to realise increasing the dose may be harmful, and eventually tolerance can build anyway to new dosages. So I think he's right not raising the dose. ... (9 replies)
At wits end
Feb 17, 2003
... It is possible he has been building amphetamine tolerance and that has been allowed to continue thru more meds and higher doses...some people take a long time to develop tolerance but for some it doesn't take so long. ... (3 replies)
... As far as all the various meds, none are very healthy but Strattera would be the lesser evil. ... (14 replies)
... and a 24 hour benefit will be received. Then you may develop a tolerance and have to up the dosage. ... (2 replies)
... maybe taking yourself off on the weekends and just plain abandoning it if you find the tolerance issues kicking in again. ... (5 replies)
... something you can do to avoid building up a med tolerance is take it only when you need it. ... (2 replies)
... day, one AM one PM. I unknowingly lived with ADD until my recent marriage when my wife suggested that I look into an evaluation. Best thing I ever did. Strattera has helped immensely with my focus and clarity of thought, and my overall productivity. I really feel the difference when I forget to take my meds. ... (128 replies)
... build a tolerance. I know I am really ADHD and the ritalin has always worked like clockwork. I always felt like atypical ADHD poster child and I just knew this Strattera was going to make me feel highly functional but all I feel is blah!!! ... (28 replies)
... You can, and most likely will, develop a tolerance to stimulant ADHD medication. It's well documented that doses tend to increase over time for most ADHD patients because tolerance is being formed. ... (5 replies)


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