7yr old boy with ADHD seems to be regressing after move to new state

Courtney - posted on 10/14/2015 ( no moms have responded yet )




3 months ago we moved from Texas to Las Vegas. At the time my 7yr old seemed to handle the move just fine however a lot of our family from Texas was here helping us setting in for the first month. My son was diagnosed with ADHD, ODD and Separation Anxiety at age 4 and because his issues were so severe he has been medicated ever since. He has been doing great up until about 2 months ago. He has been on 54mg Concerta for close to a year now and it's like it stopped working. Over the last month he has stopped sleeping well, barely eats and has more fits than usual. Just last week his new pediatrician switched him to 10mg Adderall and it is NOT going well! His meltdowns are back in full force like back when he was first diagnosed 3 years ago! We have an appointment with a child psychiatrist in 2 weeks but until then I'm not sure what to do! Luckily he is in year round school and is off this month so it isn't affecting his school work. Could the Adderall be increasing these mood swings? It's getting to the point where I'm afraid he will hurt himself or his little brother when he is in one of his meltdowns. And advice would help!

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