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... I have learned all of this because six years ago I was in a similar situation to what you're in now. I had a doctor that was willing to work with me, but had no history with ADHD or knowledge of the medications involved. ... (7 replies)
... and it was basically the same thing. I dont really reccomend either of them after trying adderol. I was on Adderol XR for a while. Does anyone else think that adderol xr completely flips your perspective on life and the world? ... (6 replies)
Need some support
Dec 11, 2004
... Anxiety and conduct disorders could be the cause of his problems. If he really does have conduct disorder that would explain aggressive behavior drug use and other of those types of behavior. ... (18 replies)

Need some support
Nov 11, 2004
... s grades started going down. 7th grade started off with some C's and still had other issues at home and in school. So, we started the meds again. He was supposed to take Concerta but COULD NOT swallow. We then went to regular Adderall 10mg to start once a day and upped it to 20mg at 7am. He really didn't notice too much. ... (18 replies)
... He is hyper at home, though we can direct his energies and find things of interest for him to do. Play games, paint, draw, read, playing outside etc. The Concerta does seem to help him at home within a few hours of taking it. ... (11 replies)
... I put her on ritalin and these agressive behaviors stopped immediately and never occured again. She is now about to turn 21. Putting her on the ritalin marked a turning point is her life. ... (4 replies)
... Yes it is true these medications help a child to be more focused and "normal" but at a price. They can cause brain damage similar to that seen from patients who have abused speed. They can cause mood disturbances. They can cause heart problems.... and more. ... (6 replies)
... These medications are prescribed too easily. No stimulant is approved for children under 6 years of age yet many doctors prescribe them to 3 yr olds. ... (40 replies)
... mention, his outburst etc. he actually plugs his ears like a child and says go away, you don't know what you are talking about. If I mention we need to do something, like grocery, etc. he thinks I am purposly trying to bother him. ... (12 replies)
Aug 21, 2001
... angry. She will go into crying spells as well as yelling and screaming at the top of her lungs. Part of me wonders if she is also ODD. She can be very defiant to begin with, but the ADHD meds seem to aggrevate this. Is there anyone else out there who is experiencing this? ... (4 replies)
... it...or one whos stupid docotor has "diagnosed" them and they use it as an excuse now and are prescribed riddlin and it doesnt have the oposite effect on them it does act like a speed and they still believe they have add... ... (15 replies)
Symptoms of ADD?
Nov 17, 2005
... Yep, he is a sweetie pie, ADHD and bored to death at home and was mine.....although mine now is 17, so I didn't have all the diagnoisis situation, and education there is now.... ... (12 replies)
... It almost sounds like you are depressed in a way. ... (7 replies)
... I have recently been diagnosed with Adult ADD. I have spent twenty years of my life going to doctors and being madicated for depression and anxiety. I always knew there was more to the story,I just didn't know what it was. ... (4 replies)
... It is obviously your decision not to medicate your child, but IF he has ADHD and IF he is severely affected, then you may be denying him the chance to have a decent education and social life by categorically refusing any sort of medication. ... (11 replies)
A tough decision
Dec 27, 2003
... yes, that paper trail worries me too. However, I finally decided that if my son didn't have the Concerta he would probably have a paper trail that included arrests!! Or I might really lose it too. ... (10 replies)
Nov 10, 2003
... ling impulsiveness possibly because the dosage is too low, but it can also be caused when a dosage is too high. When a dose of stim meds is too high this happens to some children, more behavior problems, more lying, sometimes even stealing, or when the medication just does not mix well with the patients brain chemistry. ... (2 replies)
... Hey I'm 17 and have been diagnosed with ADHD since I was 7, and my mom has basically had me try every medication under the sun, and to be honest I don't see how your son can handle such a large dose of vyvanse. ... (4 replies)
Is it our right?
Feb 19, 2007
... Dear board, i have posted on many sights as my life is very high maintence when it comes to my life as a parent. I have five wonderful, beautiful boys! I will tell you a little to get to know my situation. ... (4 replies)
... My mother and my youngest brother had it. I have it and so do 2 of the three kids I have. Son takes Concerta but only during the school year, my daughter has never been on meds and is a senior and does well in school. ... (9 replies)

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