Can adults have ADHD?

… (Wellbutrin), which affects the brain chemical dopamine, showed benefits for adults with ADHD.28 Older antidepressants, called tricyclics, sometimes are used because they, like stimulants or atomoxetine, affect the brain chemical norepinephrine. Adult prescriptions for stimulants and other medications require special considerations. For example, adults often require other medications for physical problems, such as diabetes or high blood pressure, or for anxiety and depression. Some of these …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications And Weight Loss

… Excuse the expression, but duh; I already know that, and gaining weight will just send me right back into my eating disorder. So any information would be extremely helpful! Peace & Good Health barry jennings answers: You don’t say why your anti-depressant was switched; because i do not know that the best answer i can give you is that Wellbutrin is pretty much the only anti-depressant that causes weight loss. Weight gain is a perfectly valid and normal reason for switching …

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 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 …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

… it started pooping out after literally 2 or 3 hours of having taken it. 2-3 hours! Those things should last you 8 hours. And by pooping out, I mean I become less focused (obviously), but for the most part, really really spacey again. I also lost any kind of appetite. Perhaps that was too high of a dose? After all I only weighed 150 lbs at the time. I also took Lexapro months before that – nothing. Wellbutrin XR – nothing. I heard allergies can cause ADHD symptoms. I have dust …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

… definitely need a lot of extra help, hence the meds. So, that’s the back story. I’ve tried Prozac, Wellbutrin, Lexapro, Citalopram, Celexa, Trazodone, and probably a couple others that I can’t remember. None of these antidepressants worked. I couldn’t tell a difference AT ALL. Then, my doctor suggested that maybe I had ADD/ADHD instead of depression. I took a little questionaire thingy and, as it turns out, I do have it. Sooo he prescribed Vyvanse. CHANGED MY LIFE! It was …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Adults

Ruth asks… What are some medications to take for ADHD? I am looking for medications for a report that are given to ADHD children and adults. barry jennings answers: Adderal, Welbutrin, Concerta, Straterra, Ritalin. Sandra asks… Need advise on medication for adult with ADHD? Ritalin, Adderall, Wellbutrin etc. Common side effects How easily addictive He may be mildly Bi polar vs. severely ADD. He is nearly 50 father of 3 & very overweight. And is perpetually unemployed …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications

… counter medication, herbal or dietary supplements. Helen asks… what bipolar medications go with guanfacine or other ADHD medication? i have both ADHD and Bi-polar Mania and id like to know what would be a good combination? if i just take meds for ADHD then my side-affects for Bi-polar Mania will worsen and vice-versa. barry jennings answers: Possibly Wellbutrin would treat both. And it makes sense that your mania symptoms worsen with ADHD meds because most of the ADHD meds are …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

… medication for ADD/ADHD before, but I had all of the symptoms. I told the doctor I was failing and needed to act fast. He put me on a combination of 80mg of Straterra and 20 mg of Wellbutrin, The next 3 weeks were HELL!! I did just a little bit better in school, but I was a monster to be around and was wanting to kill myself. He lowered the straterra to 40mg and I stopped the Wellbutrin on my own. The symptoms were still there. He took me off of Straterra and put me on 10mg of Adderall. I …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications Vyvanse

Lizzie asks… regular psych gave me ADHD med, county psych took it away what?!? I went to the county psychatrist because it was cheaper. After hearing that I had an episode of bipolar and did really well on my grades, he took away my ADHD medication, Vyvanse. He kept the lamictal and replaced the vyvanse it with Wellbutrin. I hate that medication. Vyvanse s the only medication that cured my 4 years of alcoholism and cigarettes craving. It stopped me from having risky sex too. I am …