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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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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Strattera?

My son will be starting on 25 mg and I have heard it can cause vomiting and chest pain.. Can anyone tell me how has it worked for your child? If they are on it or were.

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In need of advice..

My 8 year old son has had borderline autism with behavior disorder since age 2 but recently diagnosed with adhd this year. He just started meds to help focus at school but once...

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Meds at schoo

My son has adhd and was receiving his meds at school by the nurse. I switched him from the Dr and clinic to a Dr not affiliated with the old clinic and informed the school...

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My 14 year old son with ADHD

Help, I have a 14 year old son with ADHD, my husband and I adopted him when he was 3 1/2 and we've raised him as our own. He takes meds for his ADHD. I constantly am on him to...

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clonidine

my son has been having trouble sleeping recently. i switched him from concerta to adderall about 3 months ago, and it seems like recently he just cannot sleep. i talked to the...

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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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4 year old gettingevaluated for ADHD

MY so nice is getting evaluated for ADHD with a psychiatrist as suggested by his pedi. My son has an expressive speech delay, though it has gotten better but not at all as well...

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Evekeo helpful or not

My 6 year old daughter has been on many different stimulants and lost considerable amounts of weight so her neurologist has decided to try evekeo just curious if anyone else has...

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4 year old gettingevaluated for ADHD

MY so nice is getting evaluated for ADHD with a psychiatrist as suggested by his pedi. My son has an expressive speech delay, though it has gotten better but not at all as well...

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Eye tics

My son has been on 30mg of Vyvanse for just 11 days, yesterday he started doing this weird thing with his eyes where he'll look up and to the side and bend his neck to his...

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Eye tics

My son has been on 30mg of Vyvanse for just 11 days, yesterday he started doing this weird thing with his eyes where he'll look up and to the side and bend his neck to his...

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Evekeo helpful or not

My 6 year old daughter has been on many different stimulants and lost considerable amounts of weight so her neurologist has decided to try evekeo just curious if anyone else has...

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Beyond just typical toddler

Hi. My son is 3.9. Since the moment he was born I knew he was different. His energy was amazing. He never slept, he was irritable, but also so excitable and silly. He was...

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Bad marriage

My name is lorena and I am from spain, I met my husband with 19 and we was 33, I was young and to stupid to see that he wasn't a nice person, but of course I thought I could...

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ADHD

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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My 10 year old on 70 mg Vyvanse

Ok so my son has been on Vyvanse for 2 years now and every 3 months we go to Dr they up the meds started at 20 we r now at 70 and here we r again it's not working I want to try...

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Adhd actually autism

My daughter 9 yrs old was diagnosed with adhd for yrs. Meds never worked. Doctors never changed. She discharged from mental hos because they couldnt handle her. Now she sees a...

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Need advice, please

My two youngest have adhd and one is on a bi polar medication. His moods change the wind. He can be nice and then he flips out. He is 8 years old, he is destructive, he hits the...

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Adhd

My daughter is on Adderall and she has no problems sleeping, however she doesn't eat a lot.

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Focalin xr and tooth decay

Hello, I'm a mother to a daughter who is going to be 11 this year. We have been having problems with tooth decay and cavities. She has been on this medicine since 2nd grade and...

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Bad marriage

My name is lorena and I am from spain, I met my husband with 19 and we was 33, I was young and to stupid to see that he wasn't a nice person, but of course I thought I could...

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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...