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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Ticks with ADHD?

Hiya my daughter has been diagnosed with adhd about 2 years now and was on Equasym (20mg) a day, however she started having ticks, which were really bad! i took her back to the...

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NEW TO ADHD: GOOD BASIC INFO

My daughter has been taking ADHD medication for 2 years. She is now 10. She is doing well on Ritalin LA. I relate to those who post about being newly diagnosed and not...

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Strattera?

My 10 year old stepson is makin the transition from Adderall XR 20mg to Strattera. I wanted him to try a nonstimulant because of his upset stomach during the day, he is moody...

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David My Love

3 days of Tenex. I see a slight difference. I pray something works for him. I have no family left and few real friends that accept him.. Pray for us.

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ADHD.... DOES IT GET BETTER

My son is 9 years old and was diagnosed with ADHD at 5 years of age... as a infant he was very fussy. I love him to pieces... but it is getting so hard the last year or two......

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behavior issues

I have always said my son had "issues" since he was just a baby. But now he is 15 and have realized these issues need resolution!! Please comment… He is 15 now and just began...

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Focalin XR?

I'd love to hear, for better or worse, what other people's experiences are using Focalin XR for ADHD. This is the first medication that my 6 year old son has taken for his...

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Malaysian mum with ADHD child?

Hi there, I am an American living in Malaysia, I wanted to post about a service I've witnessed for children with special needs, including ADHD. My friends have a son who has...

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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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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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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...