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Need help
May 20, 2006
... That's a lot of us ADDer's problems. we don't think about the consquences. We act and THEN think. My son is 14, and he used to do that not on medication. I would treat my boys during the school year and then not treat them during the weekends and holidays and summer season. ... (4 replies)
... t there was something not right. He would bang his head on things, bite himself on the arms and worst of all was his temper tantrums. He was physically abusive to himself and others. I had trouble finding a daycare who could handle him with out kicking him out. ... (29 replies)
... My son has been on the Concerta and Metadate already. He isn't ODD, but OCD. The difference is that one is oppositional defiant disorder and the other is obsessive compulsive disorder. ... (6 replies)

A tough decision
Dec 24, 2003
... I am brand new to chat boards...I am a mother of two boys, and for various reasons have learned a lot about ADHD and anxiety. ... (10 replies)
... This is the first that I have posted to this board. I found it while researching issues on epilepsy. We deal with 2 major neurological disorders in our home. ADD and Epilepsy! ... (28 replies)
... HD and you will get a variety of biased opinions on them as well. ... (2 replies)
... Whew, I got some work to do on my implusiveness. As I walked in the door, I had this terribly thought. ... (51 replies)
... Does your daughter with inattentive ADHD tell you that her meds help her concentrate if you ask her? ... (12 replies)
... fast history with meds, I doubt if Concerta will give her 12 hour efficacy but it may give her 6 to 7 hours which would get her through most of the school day. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know the answer to the question but I do know from reading about tolerance/downregulation of brain receptors from taking long term medication that targets brain receptors might explain the need for the higher dosage, not necessarily the weight. She also can be having side effects or even withdrawal effects while on the medication, withdrawals while having the med is... (10 replies)
... Thanks Badkat, Im not glad you have my problem too, but it helps knowing someone else can relate. But you also brought up another issue for me. My daughter is also 10, but she is on 54mg of concerta. ... (10 replies)
... My son has been on ritalin for 11 years now. He does very well on it. He is going on 15 and finally hitting that growth spurt. He was a very small thin baby to start with, so him being thin isn't all the meds' fault. I give his meds to him at meal time, that way he is hungry when the meds are out of the system. ... (9 replies)
What to expect?
Jul 31, 2004
... My daughter, now 9, was diagnosed at 4 with ADHD. My pediatrician asked me to have her evaluated at 3 also. ... (3 replies)
... I just started taking 20mgs of adderall XR in the morning. I find it wears off in only a few hours. Should I take more in the morning or do people take a second dose around lunch time? ... (6 replies)
... we sound the same too!! I feel the same way. I thought I was like the only one for the longest time who was this way. I never knew why I was the way I was. Now I do and it's a relief. I love these boards! they help so much! It just makes me see how many other people there are out there like us!! ... (15 replies)
... a.m. I do not know what to tell you but I do wake him up for school so he does not over sleep. ... (8 replies)
... Doctors tend to prescribe adderall doses that are too high for children. When a child is on a dose thats too high adderall certainly does cause some emotional problems. But for many people its the med of choice because it has no rebound effects. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you so much for your reply. I had just gotten off the phone with my sons doctor when I saw what you wrote. The doctor is putting my son on the Straterra also. Im so happy to see that you had some good luck with it. ... (14 replies)
Add ???
Dec 31, 2002
... ll then after a month or two he put her on 20 mg adderall with the 10 mg celexa in the morning and 10 mg adderall in afternoon 2 weeks ago he raised her adderall to 35mg. 25mg in the morning 10 mg in the afternoon shes still taking the celexa 10mg in the morning too. ... (3 replies)
My ADHD type
Jun 27, 2009
... My ADHD is similar to your own in a lot of ways, Bob. 'Mental chaos' seems an apt description of what I suffer pretty much every day. ... (11 replies)




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