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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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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anyone's child on vyvanse?

my son is on vyvanse. this is the first med that we have tried so i'm not sure what to expect. he has been having some anger issues and mood swings around the time the...

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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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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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Adderall withdrawal?

We have taken our 13 yr old son off of Adderall 30mg. He wasn't eating or sleeping enough and the Adderall really wasn't helping his focus. His weight had dropped down to the...

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Switch from Vyvanse to Concerta?

My son has been on Vyvanse for about 8 months - best therapuetic dose has been 30 mg. He's 9 years old. New psychiatrist wants to try him on Concerta 36 mg. My son has been...

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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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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 and question about being autistic

My 3 year old just got put on guanfacine to treat ADHD. Here lately I've noticed her not really talking but when she does talk she says "yeahie" Idont know where she came up...

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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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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...