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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PLEASE HELP!! Adderall Question

My 8yo daughter just started Adderall XR 5mg today. I gave it to her this morning and she has been extremely emotional and crying off and on for most of the night. Should I...

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kids with ADHD, ODD, and Bipolar

I am raising my grandson, JJ, he has several behavioral problems. It seems that when I find a medication that works, his doctor is worried about a weight gain.

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Trazodone for sleep

My 5 year old daughter with ADHD was prescribed trazodone to help her sleep. We haven't given it to her yet though. I was wondering if anyone else's child was taking it, if it's...

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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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Tenex ADHD and aggression

Hi, I'm new here. I have 6 yo boy/girl twins. My son has ADHD. After much testing, he's on an IEP with services and we see a psychologist weekly and now a psychopharmachologist....

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ADHD and SSI

Does anyone have a child that has ADHD and filed for SSI? Did they get approved? Did it take the first time or did you have to appeal it? What kind of issues did the child have...

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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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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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Adderall and Intuniv

My son is on adderall and yesterday he started intuniv. Has any one tried these medicines together and if work for your child?

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Adderall and Intuniv

My son is on adderall and yesterday he started intuniv. Has any one tried these medicines together and if work for your child?

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ADHD

my son is 6 years old with ADHD/Sensory disorder he has been on many stimulant meds which just caused him to be angry so we tried non stimulants Tenex then Intuniv the intuniv...

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ADHD Medication

My son is on day 5 of Concerta for his ADHD. Today he experienced nausea which led to him throwing up, but only one time. My question is, can I give him something like Pepto for...

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Meds or no Meds?? Help

I'm new to the group and my son who is 6 has just been diagnosed with ADHD he has been very lucky with his school and getting all the support he needs but nothing is working!!!...

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Anyone have a child with asd and ADHD?

Hi I am new to this group. I have a 5yr old nonverbal daughter with autism. She was dx'd at 2yrs old and we have been running an at home behavioural therapy program consisting...

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PLEASE HELP!! Adderall Question

My 8yo daughter just started Adderall XR 5mg today. I gave it to her this morning and she has been extremely emotional and crying off and on for most of the night. Should I...

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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...