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AlexandreaLX has arrived!!! When it comes to my ADHD, I do utilize the time.

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    Nicolecreated the question: Focalin XR and side effects for child...

    Hello, my 6-year old son was diagnosed with ADHD w/ ODD. In December, he started Focalin XR, Prozac, and Clonodine. We are now up to 15 mg Focalin XR. We started 10mg Prozac because the Focalin seemed to be exacerbating some OCD/anxiety issues that he …

    20 hours ago

    Shireka answered the question: Adult ADHD after Stroke

    Donna, Thankyou for trusting us with your question. I am sorry to hear about your troubles. If you are confident medication is the proper treatment for your ADHD, I would look for another doctor who is comfortable with prescribing the medication. You can …

    2 days ago

    Shireka answered the question: Therapy for my 12 year old boy

    Andrea, Thank you for visiting our online community. Middle schoolcan be extremely difficult for some children. I think it is a great idea tomeet with a therapist to give your son the support he needs. Try the two sitesbelow to search for a therapist. …

    2 days ago

    Shireka answered the question: Medicine not working this month?

    K, Thank you for trusting us with your question. I would contact the doctor who prescribed the medication. It is important you remember to take the medication only as prescribed and not to stop or start a new medication without consulting with your …

    2 days ago

    Shireka answered the question: ADHD Evaluation Advice

    Hello Ray, Thank you for visiting us. I would be happy to help younavigate your choices. Each of the options you mentioned is sufficient for anADHD diagnosis. A primary care physicianis a general doctor with basic knowledge of the disorder. A …

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    Donnacreated the question: Adult ADHD after Stroke

    I was diagnosed through NeuroPsych testing after a hemoragic stroke.  My stroke team all agree that I should be on medication, but they will not write triplic prescriptions.  Not sure where to go from here. 

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    Andreacreated the question: Therapy for my 12 year old boy

    Hi: We have been trying to work with our son for some time now on our own and been rather successful creating a balance and a support in his life. Since he started Middle School all has changed and the challenges are growing bigger each day. He has …

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    Kcreated the question: Medicine not working this month?

    I'm not sure quite how to phrase this but my prescription does not seem to be working this month? I noticed a difference when I switched from pills from my last refill to pills from my current refill despite the fact that both are supposed to be the same …

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    Raycreated the question: ADHD Evaluation Advice

    Hi there - so I'm looking to get evaluated for ADHD, and in typical fashion, I've overwhelmed myself with choices. Right now I have the name of a psychiatrist who specializes in it, as well as a couple of licensed clinical social workers with Masters …

    2 days ago

    Karen answered the question: Metadate CD 20 MG - Side Effects

    Hello Amber, It's great that the medication is working well for your daughter. If her stomach continue to hurt, you should discuss this with her doctor. The dose may need adjust or the doctor may have some advice on how to take the medication without …

    5 days ago

    Karen answered the question: Looking for support for the parents of an adult with ADHD

    Hello Alessandra, I'm not sure which type of professional you need in this situation; you may want to look into the possibility of bringing your son to the United States for treatment. Two directories that may be helpful to find a professional are: …

    5 days ago

    Karen answered the question: SINGLE ONLY PARENT WITH ADHD

    Hello Katie, CHADD has a parent support group in your area. You can find out more at  http://www.chadd.net/template.cfm?affid=217&p=abou... Also, this website may  be able to point you in a direction: http://health.nhcgov …

    5 days ago

    Karen answered the question: I think I have adhd? ?

    Hello Cheryl, It's very common for women to have ADHD and have the disorder overlooked by professionals. The woman may not have hyperactivity (most don't seem to) or her professional is not current on the information. Here are some links you may want to …

    5 days ago

    Karen answered the question: Extra help at school with ADHD

    Hello Elizabeth, This is a difficult problem. Under Section 504, your son can receive assistant for behavioral issues. However, if he is disruptive in the small groups, he wouldn't receive any benefit from being there. Except he hasn't been there yet. He …

    5 days ago

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