Odd plus adhd scared of Meds

Xenia - posted on 01/13/2016 ( no moms have responded yet )

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Hi my 13 year old son has been diagnosed with adhd and odd. We tried medikinet 2 years ago but it made him very anxious then stratera and that made he sleep for hours without helping him concentrate. Took him off both. Now that he is a teenager his odd is bad. He is rude and loses it very easily especially with me. Not his dad whom he is afraid of but we are separated so I get the brunt of it all. His psychiatrist has suggested he start rispectal 0.25ml the lowest dose. Is it the same as risperdal? Also i am petrified of the side effects is it because the doses are too high that the kids are having seizures and twitches? Petrified help please.

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