Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Children

Linda asks… Once you start medications for ADHD, can you stop? HDD medications are Class 2 medications the same as cocaine? This means they are addictive and / or reassociate the chemical pathways of the brain to where the child or adult cannot function normally without them? Focalin is time released and does not have to be given at home or on weekends? Does this mean its easier to take the child off this medication periodically as they mature? barry jennings answers: Yes, ADD …

Your Questions About Adhd Meds

Linda asks… Are there any ADHD meds that have no effect on weight? Also, does anyone know if there happen to be medications specifically for ADHD that cause weight gain? I know most of them cause weight loss due to nausau, and I’m looking for one that has no effect on appetite, but which one/s cause gain? barry jennings answers: Well, I never heard of any adhd med that cause weight gains but lots cause weight loss. Betty asks… Are the regulations for ADHD/ADD meds the …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Teenagers

… looking for some reassurance or for someone who has been in a similar situation. I really don’t want my mother to feel offended but I feel I have to do what’s right for my children and our family. Any advice would be great. Thanks! barry jennings answers: He sounds more like an autistic kid. He does that too when around kids his age? Linda asks… Need help with violent teenager!? First of all we live in the UK Right, my brother is 19 and has severe adhd. He is …

Your Questions About Adhd Drugs

Linda asks… Can prescription drugs for ADD and ADHD cause the brain to become unstable & unpredictable? i just read about some children that were given different drugs such as Prozac, Ritalan, Adderall, & Strattera & some ended up killing others, mostly students but one killed their parents. I’ve been considering taking meds myself because i finally accepted that i have ADD but i wanted to know if anyone has tried the Jon Bennett Add program and if it really works?? I …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Children

Linda asks… How well does Wellbutrin work for children with ADHD? Wellbutrin is an anti-depressant psychotropic medication often given to adults with depression. But the normal ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) medications are not working really well with him. I just wondered if anyone else’s child has been on Wellbutrin (whether or not the child has ADHD. barry jennings answers: Just curious if you have tried Dexedrine? Also, no drugs are going to help without …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications And Weight Loss

Linda asks… Helppp just DX’d With AD/HD Question About Ritalin And Medications? I’m a sixteen year old girl a sophomore at high school (previous dx’d with Asperger Syndrome since age 6), I was diagnosed with AD/HD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder a couple weeks ago after my mom hesitated to get my symptoms checked after I told my parents the problems I was having with maintaining focus and being easily distracted, racing thoughts making it hard to sleep, the …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… will have a tough time. Linda asks… Should parents who stick their children on ritalin be subject to a psychological evaluation them selves? I mean, it is a well known fact that add and adhd are way over diagnosed. Should it be a law that before a child may be diagnosed with a behavioral disorder, that their parents must first be subjected to psychological evaluation to make certain that the parent in and of themselves is not causing the behavioral disorder through their own actions? …