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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concerta and intuniv

I have a 9 year old who has been taking concerta for awhile now but here lately it hasnt been working all that well. his new doc just added intuniv and i am wondering if anyone...

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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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how can i help my child gain weight?

My 9 1/2 year old weighs 49lbs. He is on Vyance 30mg and has been on one med or the other since 2 weeks before he started kindergarten. i know the med decreases appetite but he...

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Possible Concerta side effect?

My son has been on Concerta for probably 4 or so years. I noticed 2 or 3 years ago that he would repeat things like snapping his fingers over and over and over. The last...

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Concerta

I just switched my 6 year old son from the Daytrana 15 mg patch to 18 mg of Concerta. A little nervous. I gave been reading both good and bad things.

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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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Concerta and my son

My son is on concerta 54mg. He has only ever been on concerta for the last 6 years. He is 11. Along with his adhd he has odd ocd and is dyslexic. Over the last year his...

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Adderall vs. Vyvanse

Hi everyone, Has anyone noticed adverse effects in their child when taking Adderall? Daughter took Vyvanse during the school year and did well on it. However, her doc recommends...

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7 year old on adderoll

My son is 7 years old and was diagnosed with ADD and was put on adderall. I dont like this at all. He is living with his dad right now in a different state but comes back to me...

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adhd or smething else? please help.

My 7 year old daughter is a perfect angel in school, makes straight A'S, and the teachers love her. However, at home she has violent outbursts frequently on a daily basis...

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RX Alternatives that ACTUALLY work?

My son is 13 and has been on ADHD RXs since age 6. He is the combo type - very hyperactive and inattentive. We decided to try him off meds this Summer. It took 3 days for him...

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abt my son

He will stolen book frm school. Wt I do he leave ..punished are ny other way

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abt my son

He will stolen book frm school. Wt I do he leave ..punished are ny other way

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RX Alternatives that ACTUALLY work?

My son is 13 and has been on ADHD RXs since age 6. He is the combo type - very hyperactive and inattentive. We decided to try him off meds this Summer. It took 3 days for him...

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Horrible Mornings

My 9 year old daughter has ADHD with impulsivity that is the worse part. She is awful in the morning. By the time we leave we have said terrible things to one another and both...

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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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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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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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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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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...