Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Kids

… Both are now 18. They acted the same exact way. It was so frustrating. When my brother was young he took ritalin. They thought it had addictive qualities so they change it on him. He was on adderall, Concerta, and is now on prozac. The Concerta seamed to work the best. It really does help a lot. Right now niether of them are on it and have some serious problems. I don’t know why he isn’t on it. Honestly though the meds helps so much. My parents hated giving it to them also …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications And Weight Loss

… medication starting with a low dose (36 mg Concerta, 20 mg Adderall XR), increasing it on an every-other-week basis, and carefully asking about side effects. If patients are having side effects, I tell them that the goal is to find the optimal dose; there’s no need to suffer, but some side effects diminish over time if they can be tolerated temporarily at the beginning. Medscape: How much time should the clinician persist with a trial of medication before switching to an alternative if …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications Side Effects

… six year-old daughter is taking Concerta for her ADHD. She has lost six pounds in four months and has had other side effects lately, too. It is has worried me what to do about it. With pediatrician’s permission I took her off of the medication until I can find another one that we can try. Has anyone ever heard of the Daytrona patch for ADHD? How can you tell if a six year-old is having other side effects like increased heart rate which worries me, too? Has anyone had to do deal with …

Your Questions About Adhd Drugs

… reviews. Im sorry what ever ur decision good luck Sandra asks… How long have you been taking ADHD drugs? ? Hello, I have been taking Concerta for 4 years, I was just wondering how much and for how long some of you have been taking them. and are there any side effects barry jennings answers: I have been on Ritalin for over 12 years and there have not been any significant side effects. In the early days I did have a few side effects like reduced appettie but these stopped happening …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications And Weight Loss

… luck. I think you’ll benefit from Ritalin. John asks… A side effect of my new meds is severe appetite loss but…? So I started one of the big names of ADHD medications, Concerta, about early September 2009. And anyone who knows anything about Concerta, knows that the number 1 side effect is severe appetite loss and i mean SEVERE! I have a friend who has been on it for almost 4 years now and she has no appetite at all that she can hardly keep down a sip of water at 12pm …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications

… generics besides ritilan, so I can do some research. barry jennings answers: “Methylphenidate” is the generic name for the brand name medications Ritalin (Novartis pharmaceutical company), Concerta (Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and also for the Daytrana patch (Noven Pharmaceuticals). Talk with your doctor about your situation, about your son’s reaction to the patch, and need to switch to a less expensive generic med. Most physicians will gladly write prescriptions …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications Side Effects

… shows, etc. she was focusing but not entirely, she felt like she stared off a lot. is this an effect of overdosing? a natural effect? or is it just because she doesn’t have ADD or ADHD at all. she was never diagnosed. is this dangerous? barry jennings answers: I’m on Concerta. It helps me concentrate and everything but It causes loss of appetite, and makes you feel like kind of a robot. But, their is a lot of medications out their and not everyone will get the same reaction. And …

Your Questions About Adhd Treatment

… doctor/psychiatrist to figure out the right treatment for you. Here are the standard treatments… Medications: Stimulants (dextroamphetamines- Dexedrine, methylphenidate- Ritalin, Concerta, mixed amphetamine salts- Adderral); Non-Stimulants (eg. Wellbutrin) and/or Behavioural Therapy Usually therapy is used in combination with meds. ADHD is a biologically based problem, so meds are the number one treatment… I also recently read an article that black tea is good for helping adults …