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... Hi all, I am new to this site, and have a question that I did not find an answer to in the various threads, so I hope someone can help. My son is 11 and was diagnosed with ADHD 2.5 years ago. We saw a pediatric neurologist who said that it could be tourettes, that the Vyvanse had nothing to do with the tics and we should wait a bit and then try strattera. I was... (7 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)
Tics?
May 23, 2006
... Yes, pinkeetoz, it is possible to have tics and not have Tourettes Syndrome. I gave the criteria of Tourettes on page 1 of this thread. ... (15 replies)

... My son is 11 yrs. old and weighs about 125 lbs. He was taking Strattera 40 mg. How much does your son weigh? ... (13 replies)
504/IEP
Mar 16, 2011
... approved drugs for ADHD in children include the nonstimulants Strattera ... ... (27 replies)
... ar old son on strattera. Though I was ready to call it quits a few times along the way I'm glad we stuck with it. My son weighs 57 lbs. and is taking 36 mg. of strattera a day and things seem to be leveling out. I spoke with his teacher yesturday and things are looking good. ... (33 replies)
ADHD or Bi Polar
Mar 19, 2003
... Yikes! Sounds pretty scary. Your son just may not be able to tolerate the stimulant meds. We have recently switched our son from concerta to strattera because he hasn't gained any weight in the past year and he also has tourettes disorder and the stimulants make the tics worse. ... (3 replies)
Accepted son's ADD
Oct 12, 2004
... Sawbuck, my son, too, had a lot of tics when he was younger to the extent that he was diagnosed as having Tourettes Syndrome. However, Thank You God, he hasn't ticced in a couple of years now. ... (33 replies)
Straterra
Apr 7, 2003
... ing 36 mg a day in the AM. So far so good, the teacher says he is getting his work done in school, but some impulsiveness vocally. I should mention he also has tourettes and aspergers as well as adhd. So it seems it goes into the brain and out of his mouth with no filter in between! ... (68 replies)
... WE JUST STARTED OUR 8 YEAR OLD SON ON STRATTERA ON FEB.14 THE START OF WINTER BREAK. THE JURY IS STILL OUT. HE HAS ADHD AS WELL AS TOURETTES DISORDER. THOUGHT THE STRATTERA WOULD BE BETTER FOR HIM INSTEAD OF CONCERTA DUE TO HIS TICS. ... (13 replies)
... Sapphire I hope the strattera goes well. My sons tics subsided very quickly after getting off the concerta. ... (14 replies)
... Dear Boymomx2, My 8 year old son was diagnosed with Tourettes, ADHD, and just last year Aspergers syndrome. It was a long complicated diagnostic process because so many of these disorders overlap in symptoms! I started him seeing a psychologist because he was having a really hard time in kindergarten!! This poor kid at age 5 was an anxiety ridden mess and it was at... (23 replies)
... Yes, that was his last neuro exam. Interestingly, the Tourettes subsided shortly after we started Strattera as did the other "soft" neuro signs. He's also outgrown the "gross motor" hyperactivity. ... (11 replies)
... ibed in extremely hyper kids, especially when they are aggressive, to calm them down. We see Risperdal prescribed alot for the aggression that often accompanies Tourettes Syndrome. ... (5 replies)
Help!!!
Nov 24, 2003
... he stimulant in it we don't dare to up because he has tourettes. He has some major and minor ticks. We are just worried that they will increase... Know they have strattera out and everyone wants me to try this... after reading some of these forums in here I am not sure that I want to risk the wonder mood swings.. ... (1 replies)
... Chippie, Thanks for the reply. As you can see from my previous post we are trying concerta/strattera combo, with low dose of risperdal for the tics. I definitely want to talk to the neurologist about the wellbutrin though because my son also has a lot of anxiety as well and it sounds as though it may have been helpful with your son. Case in point I took my son to his... (10 replies)




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