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2 1 Tue, 16 Jul 2019
Hi, my son is 9 years old and we have noticed over the last several years he is very hyperactive and does some repetitive movements and things. Some of his norms are being loud a lot, energetic, beating drums on the table, clapping (out of excitement), nail biting, he’s made up some of his own...
2 1 Thu, 13 Jun 2019
Hello. I am a 37 y/o healthy female and was diagnosed ADD as a child. I took Ritalin or Aderall through school, college and grad school but got off of them after graduating. I’ve known for quite some time that I needed to revisit getting back on some medication for ADD, as I’m having great...
5 1 Tue, 18 Dec 2018
Hi my name is jami and I m 15 i weigh 187 pounds and I m turning 16 June 10. I have ADHD and i have adderall xr but i was taken off them like 5 months ago. Today around 6:30 afternoon i got 3 30mg adderall xr and put them in my mouth and took them with some water. Now I m having bad symptoms and...
32 1 Wed, 28 Nov 2018
Hi I am a 23 year old, 108 lb female. I started Intuniv yesterday for ADHD. I also take Adderall, Lamictal, Lithium, Saphris, and Ativan. Besides the normal sleepiness that Intuniv causes, I suddenly got a severe sore throat, chest pain, and dry cough that got worse throughout the day. This...
38 1 Thu, 22 Nov 2018
I m pretty sure I have adult ADHD, and most of the evaluative measures I ve been through point in that direction. In fact, I was diagnosed as ADHD (inattentive) last year, but I lost that provider and had to find a new one. Now my testing psychologist is relying on the results of the IVA+Plus...
3 2 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
I was told that I was no longer allowed to take Ritalin to treat my ADHD because I m over the age of 18 and that, legally, I had to be on a stronger stimulant. However, I am un able to properly afford anything more than Ritalin and told my doctor this might be the reason why my previous...
2 1 Thu, 19 Jul 2018
My. Grandson has mood swings he has ADHD depression situational he is development delayed mood disorder. He has really been out of control sometimes what kind of doctor should I take him to??? I need help. He has got into trouble and has to go to court. He is only fifteen.
2 1 Tue, 17 Jul 2018
Hi doctor, My son is 4.5 years old. He is showing some symptoms of ADHD..Teacher s are finding difficult to control him at school since he is restless, scribbling on the board, running out of the class..Couls you plase suggesst some tips to appproach him in class and at home .
3 2 Thu, 12 Jul 2018
My son is 9years old and was forced out of his school last year he now attends a private alternative school Wordsworth Academy after I was forced to send him to partial hospitalization at Horsham Clinic for 2week where they diagnosed him with adjustment dysorder ,which I believe was just to say...
2 1 Sat, 30 Jun 2018
2 1 Tue, 26 Jun 2018
I take 60 mg of vyvanse daily, my doctor has told me using hydroxycut isn t safe because it does what vyvanse does, i was curious as to what ingredient/s in the two make this harmful? Also if I were to use something with more natural ingredients such as green tea fat burner , would that be safe?
2 1 Tue, 26 Jun 2018
My grandson has been screaming people ( classmates, teacher, parents) when he doesn t get his way. He has bothered id neighbors at school by touching them, whispering things he shouldn t and yelling at them. His teacher has had to remove him from the group and even the classroom. We have an...
2 1 Mon, 4 Jun 2018
My adult son has been diagnosed with ASD, ADHD,NLD, OCD and Psychotic-disorder-NOS and he has been treated by a few Antipsychotic medication, etc but continues hearing voices or having a delusion episode. Would there be a treatment center in Canada or ? if it does, what would be the cost and the...
145 1 Tue, 29 May 2018
Hello my son is ADHD and I am asking how much can a five year old 43 pound boy take up to with Quillivant xr? Right now I have been giving my son 11mls once a day wtih the bottle labeled 750mg -150ml when reconstituted- (25mg/5ml) ? I am still consulting with his doctor.
7 1 Thu, 24 May 2018
My 12 year old boy has been complaining of the back of both legs huring being sore like sore muscles, said his testicles hurt and throws up just a little bit (he is not sick) intermittently (not every day). Doesn t throw up much may be more like a reflex of some kind. He is ADHD and takes Vyvanse.
16 1 Tue, 8 May 2018
My child has spitting spells lightly constantly, he has hesitating movements at times sort of a tic. He goes through these rituals of moving back and forth and opening doors way before he has to leave to go some where. he has a hard time getting in and out of the car but eventually does it. He...
11 1 Tue, 8 May 2018
Hi- I have an eight year old boy who weighs 63 pounds and is 4 4 . He is on 10 mg adderall XR for treatment of ADHD. Today he complained his body was hot and itchy. When I examined him he had a red blotchy rash at his skin joints. I put him in a warm bath, and symptoms disapated, but are still...
2 1 Mon, 30 Apr 2018
my grandson is 10 and has adhd ashbergers and altisum,, he cant sleep so we are trying clonidine and it is not working, he is still up at 12 midnight, so we are told to use melatonin timed relases 3 mg with it,, is this ok.. im scared,, he has reactions to benedryl and last time we tried this med...
2 1 Mon, 30 Apr 2018
my grandson is almost 6. he has ADHD and takes 5 mg Adderall in the morning befor school. he takes two 1 mg pills of quanfacine at night .he does pretty good until bedtime 7:30. then he is hungry ( so we feed him) then put him to bed . he can t seem to wind down to go to sleep. Lately it s been...
3 2 Fri, 27 Apr 2018
My step granddaughter is 6 yrs old and I am wondering if she has adhd. She is in first grade and is having trouble reading. She loses her attention on basic daily life goals like brushing her teeth, doing homework. It has to be totally quiet for her to do homework or she gets off track. She also...
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