Moms of Kids With ADHD

Help from Moms who know. Questions, answers and support for parents raising children with ADHD. Medication, socialization, education, and behavior topics provide information based upon experience. Share any topic regarding raising your ADHD child.

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worried

Hi i have an 8 yr boy who will be staring concerta 18mg. I've read so many things on the internet of how there are many side effects to it. Can adhd be managed without medication?

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Do I need to up the medicine

Hi, I am personally not a mom but I do have ADHD. I am in my 3rd year of college going for a major in film and media studies. When I have to watch movies for homework yes I'm...

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Behavior Problems at School

My 9 year old daughter is driving her teachers crazy. We have recently uped her medication from 30mg of Ritalin LA to 40mg, but this dosen't seem to have helped. Her teacher...

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Anyone have kids on Focalin XR ?

My soon-to-be 9 year old son has been taking Focalin XR 20 mg each morning. The problem is, it seems to only last about 5 - 6 hours. The XR is supposed to be extended release...

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Advocare and ADHD

My 4 year old was diagnosed with ADHD about 1 year ago, and her doctor of course told me to think about trying out different medications so when it came time for her to go to...

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Melatonin warning

I know many parents would rather give Melatonin to their children as a sleep aide than a Rx drug. I was one of those too. I found out that because the body makes Melatonin...

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Intuniv Anyone?

We swiched 3 days ago to intuniv and was wondering if anyone else had children on it. thanks, Kari

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worried

Hi i have an 8 yr boy who will be staring concerta 18mg. I've read so many things on the internet of how there are many side effects to it. Can adhd be managed without medication?

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Side effects of Clonodine??

My 4 1/2 year old was prescribed adderall (takes 2.5 mg. at 9am, noon, and 330pm)...and then Clonodine in the evening before bedtime. I had to take him off the CLonodine, it...

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Worried Mother

My son is 16 years old and he has ADHD. We just had a medication change but the problem I'm having with him is the behavior, talking back. I'm very frustrated HELP!!!

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Do I need to up the medicine

Hi, I am personally not a mom but I do have ADHD. I am in my 3rd year of college going for a major in film and media studies. When I have to watch movies for homework yes I'm...

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Lying and disrespect

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. He has been on vyvanse for about 3 years. It seems to have helped with his behavior. Last year at his checkup we tried to increase his...

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Dye-Free Diet

Has anyone tried this new dy-free diet for ADD/ADHD? What have been your results and does your child still have to be on medication too? I have noticed that my 7 year old has...

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ADHD Meds and Tics

My son was started on Vyvanse and develped horrible tics, his doctor took him off the Vyvanse and started him on Clonidine, the tics have gotten much better but he is struggling...

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Shop smarter not harder....

Would like to introduce myself to the group. I am partnered with a wellness company that has been in business for almost 30 years. They manufacture products that use all natural...

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worried

Hi i have an 8 yr boy who will be staring concerta 18mg. I've read so many things on the internet of how there are many side effects to it. Can adhd be managed without medication?

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Worried Mother

My son is 16 years old and he has ADHD. We just had a medication change but the problem I'm having with him is the behavior, talking back. I'm very frustrated HELP!!!

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Melatonin anyone?

I have a 7 year old son who has ADHD and recently put on melatonin by doctor because he has a very hard time getting to sleep at night, has anyone else used this??thanks

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Some people Have no Clue!

I am so angry. The guys I work with had the nerve to tell me that ADHD wasn't real. That the parents and doctors just don't know how to deal with kids. And there was the old...

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Is Tough Love Taking It Too Far...?

Every single day starts with my son slamming doors, muttering under his breath, shouting at me, throwing things... He's 22 and insists he needs no help and no treatment. Here's...

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concera

My daughter been on it for almost a year but every 3 months I have to ask the dr for a higher mg. She on 27 mg and right now its not working.... am very concern shouldn't it...

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Switching Meds

My Son (9yrs) was diagnosed an year and a half ago and is currently on Aderall; however we are about to try Vyvanse . with a change I am of course nervous of potential side...

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long term effects of Adderall

My 9 year old son has recently switched from Ritalin to Adderall and seems to be doing amazingly well. Ritalin would make him very angry and irritated with everyone. The...

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Son with ADHD and ODD.

I have a 12 year old who i love so much. He was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 6 and about 2 years ago he was diagnosed with ODD. I'm a single mom with 3 boys, and it is very...

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6year old son with ADHD

I have a 6year old son who is an ADHD child. I dont know what to do he isgeting in trouble at school. He was diagnosed last year with ADHD I tried the meds on him but I did not...

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ODD and Mood Stabilizers for children

My 8 y/0 daughter has been having a lot of issues with defiancy at school and home. She was diagnosed with ADHD in Kindergarten (now in 3rd grade). I discussed the possibility...

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Intuniv - Input

Hello, I have never posted in here before. But my daughter has just started Intuniv, we are on Day 2. I haven't noticed too much of a change in behavior, but I noticed she is so...