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Name: Amanda
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We have tried Adderol and Strattera but it brought out more of my child's angry side.Any suggestions on a medication that might work better?
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Name: been there | Date: Nov 18th, 2005 2:55 PM
Concerta, Ritalin or Medidate, they are different than the ones you have tried. 

Name: Double D | Date: Nov 18th, 2005 5:41 PM
We are currently trying a Herbal Medication Called Focous Attendtion...Its over the counter and no side affects... 

Name: lisa K | Date: Nov 21st, 2005 3:04 PM
Hi Amanda my 9 year old son is on concerta xl-seems to work for us once it kicks in. Worth a try? Good Luck 

Name: Victoria | Date: Nov 22nd, 2005 5:38 AM
Lower doses of adderol The Best Meds for children (some cases ) most that Ive seen w/ my daughters friends. Their parents recomended it to each other passed it on to me and I am relaying it on to you. 

Name: [email protected] | Date: Jan 26th, 2006 4:33 AM
I had similar problems with my daughter. Concerta has worked best for us 

Name: Concerta | Date: Feb 5th, 2006 7:23 AM
Concerta 


Name: Deb | Date: Feb 8th, 2006 4:35 AM
My son takes Focalin. Adderol and Strattera did not work for him either. 

Name: Jane | Date: Feb 8th, 2006 7:50 PM
I have been trying focalin for my son as well. He doesn't want to take it because it makes him mouth dry and he says he feels bad. Does it take a few days to get used to it or can you tell what the side effects will be right away? 

Name: Ginger | Date: Feb 8th, 2006 9:32 PM
Hi Amanda! i know you where asking about medications, but I am going to recommend something else. Fish oil, fish oil, fish oil!!!!!!! I have a daughter who is autistic and hyper. Fish oil helps to calm her down and help with her behaviours. Please give it a try! I also wanted to recommend the book Nourshing Traditions by Sally fallon. It has been a blessing to me. Good luck and God bless!

Ginger 

Name: Theresa | Date: Feb 9th, 2006 5:39 AM
My son has done really well on Concerta and I had another person tell me that their child did really well on stratera (I'm not sure if that's spelled right). It is supposed to be stimulant free. My son was on Aderal (spelling?) and it didn't seem to work for long before he needed a higher dose. 

Name: Gerard | Date: Feb 10th, 2006 2:14 AM
Amanda, I am so new at this. Our 4yrs adopted daughter has ADHD. We tried Foclin for two days and took her right off. She's only 35 pounds, so we have been giving her liquid Omega 3,6 &9 (Fish oil & we stared her on a natural item called Attend. Here is the link http://www.vaxa.com/636.cfm. I have to say it is not what maybe Ridilin or another stimulant woould do. Besides my wife and I her teacher and alot of our relatives notice a difference. I guess it is based on how bad you feel your child is. It is a difficult choice. And VERY taxing on parents. God Bless 

Name: For Jane | Date: Feb 12th, 2006 2:55 AM
It took my son a while to get over the side effects from Focalin. Now he has none. I don't think it took more than a week. 

Name: shem | Date: Feb 15th, 2006 10:47 PM
How is your son doing on the focalin because I just started my son on it almost 2 weeks ago? I don't know what it is but I'm afraid everyday I give it to him. 

Name: [email protected] | Date: Feb 16th, 2006 10:29 PM
check out website www.adhdsolution.com! non-med approach! 

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