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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Adderall side effects

My son just started 5 mg of Adderall five days ago. Not seeing a noticeable difference yet with the ADHD, but he's not crying a lot more in the evening over the littlest things...

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Has anyone tried Vayarin?

My son just recently started Vayarin. I just wanted to know if anyone has tried this with their children, and if it worked for them.

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Strattera as gel?

I would like to try Strattera, but my son can't swallow a pill. He's 8 and on 40 mg. Vyvanse now. The rebound can be tough. Has anyone tried using a compounding pharmacy to...

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ADD/ODD and Disability

I have been fighting for disability for my son since 2012. My son has ADD/ODD he has set fires harmed others and animals. He has been proven incompetent by a Juvenile Judge.He...

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Quillivant xr

my son was just prescribed quillivant xr for adhd, has anyone else had their child on this medication? is it good? bad? Tell me your story with quillivant

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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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ADHD and SSI Disability

Someone told me today that if your child has been diagnosed with ADHD that they could get put on disability and would also qualify for medicaid. Does anyone know anything about...

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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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Just started Adderall!

Hi my 4 year old, almost 5, was just diagnosed with ADHD and they started her on Adderall XR 5mg. They said to give it two to three weeks to see a difference and I am trying but...

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Adderall side effects

My son just started 5 mg of Adderall five days ago. Not seeing a noticeable difference yet with the ADHD, but he's not crying a lot more in the evening over the littlest things...

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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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Does anyone have a kid on Vyvanse?

My daughter just started Vyvanse and seems to be doing really well. Only thing I am concerned about is the fact that she has a very hard time going to bed at night. She would...

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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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Has anyone tried Vayarin?

My son just recently started Vayarin. I just wanted to know if anyone has tried this with their children, and if it worked for them.

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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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ADD/ODD and Disability

I have been fighting for disability for my son since 2012. My son has ADD/ODD he has set fires harmed others and animals. He has been proven incompetent by a Juvenile Judge.He...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Introducing myself

Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Rachel. I have a 6 year old son and an almost 2 year old son. My 6 year old was just diagnosed with ADHD. His pediatrician started...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Has anyone tried Vayarin?

My son just recently started Vayarin. I just wanted to know if anyone has tried this with their children, and if it worked for them.

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Loss of appetite on concerta

My 9 year old has now been on concerta for aprox 6 months and the loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping are the most alarming side effects. He eats very little during the...

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Intuniv-How long does it take to work?

My son is 5 years old and adhd/odd he was previously on clonidine and it worked like a dream for about a month. It was like it was working one day and the very next day it just...

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ADHD/ODD - My 12 year old son

Hi I am new to this support system and need to now that I am not the only one who has a son with ADHD, ODD, depression and possible mood disorders. I am a divorced mom of...

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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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Just got the diagnosis...

My son is 4, we got the diagnosis not too long ago. I always knew he was different, he has trouble making friends and I found I cant relate with most parents. We started seeing...

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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...