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anyone tried Strattera as a stimulant for LD ?

  • By Majormom007 · Posted June 22, 2012
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 8 replies
  • I have a 13 y.o. dx since 2007. She is on Keppra and was on Concerta and it was not doing much. She had a growth spurt, grades were horrible, severe add, didn't want to shower/brush teeth so we upped ...

Concerta/Ritalin vs. Adderall - Need Advice!

  • By _faith_ · Posted May 11, 2011
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • I have been back and forth with medications for ADD... and I want to make it clear that it's not ADHD because I don't have the hyperactive symptoms whatsoever... I am just completely unable to focus and ...

Pheo and Attention Deficit Disorder

  • By Cathy55 · Posted December 30, 2013
  • Discussion in VHL Alliance · 10 replies
  • Help! My 23-year-old son has been diagnosed with adult attention deficit hyperactive disorder. He was given a prescription for Strattera. But when I read the side effects/warning label, it said that people ...


  • By natasha30 · Posted August 29, 2013
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 18 replies
  • SO my daughter has been on ADHD medication for 5 years now. And I HATE them. All of them. The Concerta made her hang herself from her bunkbed when she was in kindergarten. The Strattera made her act like ...


  • By Branastasia · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 55 replies
  • Welcome Divas, Dudes, Caretakers, Newbies and Lurkers! No funny stories or travel logs today. Just extremely grateful that it is Friday and I made it through another hectic work week! We've enjoyed the ...


  • By jackfwms · Posted January 10, 2010
  • Journal entry · 65 replies
  • I've had this condition since 1988. The result of a brain injury. It feels as if my brain is slowly dying. I have no idea what to expect next. In Feb. 2009 I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I'm taking ...

CFS Please if someone

  • By kam3 · Posted October 24, 2011
  • Journal entry · 10 replies
  • Please if someone could give me some of the affects of CFS and other diseases that often go show up with it,i would be very great full. Already have corary artrie disease,two strokes,fibermyaliga,and ...

need help

  • By anonymouschic · Posted August 19, 2010
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 11 replies
  • I started dating a nice guy about 6 months ago with the same interests as mine, who I like a lot and believe that I am falling in love with. For the last 2 weeks we been fighting and we broke up because ...

Adult ADHD & Straterra

  • By Margosun · Posted April 3, 2013
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 10 replies
  • I have ADHD and I take Straterra. Anyone else take Straterra for ADHA ...


  • By jnt406 · Posted December 3, 2011
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 37 replies
  • Hi everyone! So for the past year my 13 year old adhd son has been on every dose of straterra and intuniv, we wanted to exhaust the non stimulant method before trying stimulants because my son has mild ...

children with add and meds

  • By ejoninamar · Posted December 13, 2010
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 12 replies
  • My son who is 7 former 28 weeker weighed 1lb. 15.7 oz was recently diagnosed with add and odd. we have tried two meds first was straterrah, which he was on for three weeks and his behavior became horrible ...

New to this site, new to these diagnosis

  • By dramateach · Posted March 20, 2012
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 13 replies
  • Hi, I just found this site after doing a google search for severe mood dysregulation. My 7 year old, after 3 years of trying to understand his emotional roller coaster, was recently diagnosed with ADHD ...

Need some ideas for medication

  • By texadian · Posted October 23, 2010
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 2 replies
  • I am a 61 year old with ADHD and anxiety. I was diagnosed at about 45. I was on Ritalin for several years. I also switched to other stimulants that worked well. I was diagnosed with hypertension. This ...

Mother of 13yrs old w/ADHD

  • By Barbie66 · Posted March 20, 2011
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 16 replies
  • Hi I am new to this , I have a son who is 13 yrs old and with adhd..sometimes I can go with the flow others I can not deal with it.. He does not want to take his meds anymore..I try to keep him busy his ...

Ritalin Side Effects

  • By MitziM · Posted July 12, 2012
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 11 replies
  • I just started on Ritalin a week ago. I had great improvement in all my symptoms however this morning I am having a side effect that is scaring me that I may have to try another medication. I am having ...

New To Group

  • By webjunkie · Posted October 6, 2008
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 4 replies
  • Hi; I live in NYC & have adhd ...

ADHD medications??

  • By veronicageorgia · Posted January 31, 2012
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 8 replies
  • My 8-year-old son was recently diagnosed with ADHD. What medications would you guys recommend that have the fewest side effects ...


  • By esperanzayamor · Posted November 1, 2010
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • I have been on a really high dose of both Adderall and Vyvanse for the past 4 years, but i have been growing concerned recently about the long term side effects. So, i really want to stop taking the medication ...

Friday already

  • By BipolarNewbie · Posted August 26, 2011
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • I have completed another fun week at PHP! Heard more voices and my medication is being increased from 5 mg of Abilify to 10 mg. Also my lithium is being increased to 900 mg. So far I haven't had any issues ...

UCTD and the "Sundowner effect"?

  • By Johnston624 · Posted December 14, 2011
  • Journal entry · 23 replies
  • The well-known exacerbation of symptoms of Alziemer's Disease in early evenings, and the fact that I tend to feel most efficient in the morning or least troubled by UCTD symptoms, has me concerned. Well ...

Fatigue Med that Works!

  • By ilikepotatoes · Posted May 30, 2008
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 18 replies
  • Hi everyone! I just wanted to share info about my new medicine. I have neurosarcoid so I don't know if it would help everyone or just with the neuro... My Dr. runs an MS clinic at Vanderbilt. My last ...

Trying to grapple with how to use community

VSmirk (Inactive)
  • By VSmirk (Inactive) · Posted November 18, 2008
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 8 replies
  • Hello, I'm an adult with ADD, diagnosed with actual neurological tests and treated with medication, and in the past with some sessions with a counselor. I'm trying to find other adults who are in a similar ...


  • By lynzlu · Posted May 26, 2010
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 7 replies
  • My daughter will be 5 at the end of July. She was diagnosed ADHD by a pyscologist at 2 years old when we took her for family counseling to learn how to deal with her behavioral problems. Her pediatrician ...


  • By gumpa · Posted August 8, 2010
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 6 replies
  • a have add,and a whant some frends to taik to and no how thath is to feel aloone.and only whanth to bee frends ...

what now?

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  • By npf-996 (Inactive) · Posted May 2, 2008
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 6 replies
  • ** Originally posted by cricketgurl ** I found out today that my son has adhd. *sigh* Tomorrow he will be started on Adderall at 10mgs . The good thing is he will have to take it only once a day.. (morning ...

Adderall Shortage

  • By snarky1 · Posted November 9, 2011
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 12 replies
  • I'm sure you are ALL aware of the *Adderall* shortage. I'm wondering how your handling this situation or how your child or teen is handling it? I was diagnosed in 2006 and was put on adderall. It changed ...

Dealing with side effects of beta-blockers

  • By Laylabug · Posted October 30, 2008
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 11 replies
  • I am an advocate who works with students who have attention deficit disorder. One of my new students is 16 y/o. After starting a stimulant for the ADD, he started having chest pain and was subsequently ...


  • By GlassGirl · Posted March 17, 2009
  • Discussion in Autoimmune Diseases · 1 reply
  • Hi web mates: I was diagnosed ADHD several years ago. I was orginally diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and went through a very frustrating period of about 2 years taking BD medication with NO effect- it ...


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  • By PpsDan (Inactive) · Posted July 5, 2010
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 7 replies
  • Anyone taking Intuniv? I'm considering trying it and was wondering what side-effects others are having, and how effective it is ...

Adderall and Neurofibromatosis

  • By Mstone86 · Posted October 27, 2010
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 5 replies
  • I have dealt with ADHD all threw my childhood without medication since my mother refused to believe it was necessary. Unfortunately it carried on into my adulthood, and has made my social, scholastic ...

panic attacks

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  • By npf-2308 (Inactive) · Posted June 29, 2004
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 25 replies
  • ** Originally posted by jason424 ** i dont know if its just me but sometimes things will be okay, ill be feeling fine than all of a sudden i come out of the shower or something and see all the spots and ...

Tonsilectomy help psoriasis??

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  • By npf-2539 (Inactive) · Posted February 13, 2005
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 30 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Carlismommy ** My daughter is 9 and this winter she has been battleing her psoriasis. We think the outbreaks are caused from her having strep throat often. Her tonsils are very ...


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  • By npf-708 (Inactive) · Posted December 15, 2005
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 5 replies
  • ** Originally posted by misales ** Anyone with any personal experience on this drug. A few years back I asked my doc for some uppers and he told me I had to buy them off the street. After taking a different ...

Children with ADD

  • By karagrady · Posted April 27, 2011
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 12 replies
  • Ok I've tried to post this question anyone 's child taking Ritalin for ADD? If not taking Ritalin what are you taking if anything. Trying to find something to help my child focus ...


  • By DeetDee · Posted November 12, 2011
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 4 replies
  • My sweet little guy, 6 years old, has ADHD. His biggest problem is emotional outbursts and impulse control. He is losing it, this time. He is sooo negative and ornery and is constantly knocking his brother ...


  • By mandybouchette · Posted March 17, 2012
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 9 replies
  • My son is 13. We have tried several different types of meds. He has ADHD. He had been on Concerta for over 2 years and I think his little body just became immune to it. Now we are trying Vyvance. I had ...


  • By Mikesmom04 · Posted May 15, 2012
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 3 replies
  • My 7 yr old son was just diagnosed with ADHD, which i'm told is common with NF1, and reading about the medication options are scary! They are putting him on 5mg of Adderoll XR to see how it works and ...

Questions about ritalin

  • By ky92 · Posted May 22, 2012
  • Discussion in ADD and ADHD · 4 replies
  • My ADHD girlfriend is recently treated by ritalin (10mg/tab, 1/2 tab every 4 hours)... Sometimes she just misses her dosage, but as the doctor said she doesn't need to take it back even if she misses...(for ...


  • By tjsmommy719 · Posted October 25, 2012
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 4 replies

Nf and ADD

  • By nfmom13 · Posted November 15, 2012
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 15 replies
  • I am new to inspire and my daughter has nf1. She is 7 and was just recently diagnosed with ADD. She has a learning disability and struggles with school . I was wondering about others that have kids that ...

Im lost please any information will help.

  • By sweetdreams4003 · Posted March 15, 2010
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • I have 2 boys that have ADHD. The oldest is 9 and doing good with his meds. The other is 7 he is doing horrable. He goes into these fits all the time. He got the cops called last week people thought I ...

Is it always this hard??

  • By ssrichar · Posted March 20, 2010
  • Journal entry · 9 replies
  • I have quite a few ailments and I always have a problem with Doctors diagnosing me. Most recently for the last three years I have had an undiagnosed neurological problem. I have been to doctor after doctor ...

Medication Changes

  • By BipolarNewbie · Posted September 1, 2011
  • Journal entry · 0 replies
  • Well, I am actually feeling symptom free. The doctor has me on Lithium 300 mg am and 600 mg pm; Abilify 10, Restoril (?), Celexa 20 (down from 40) and Vyvanse .20 (down from .30). We have stopped Strattera ...

Puberty or selective mutism

  • By iloveuk · Posted October 20, 2012
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • Hello Everyone, Sorry so lengthy…I need your help. My daughter who is 12 is currently having difficulty with her speech. She has very little language to start with and now she is choosing not to talk ...

Migraine prevention--long list

  • By SandyL · Posted December 15, 2012
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • Migraine Prophylaxis This list of potential measures to prevent, or more precisely to decrease the frequency and possibly severity of migraine headaches was developed for and with the help of participants ...

Still Feeling Bad!!!

  • By Dawn1973 · Posted July 10, 2008
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 4 replies
  • Hello All Just finished the burst pack of prednisone (the 6 day 24 mg decreasing by 4 mg daily) that had been added to my 15mg Weekly methotrexate. I also take 900 mg Neurontin, 50 mg tramadol 3x daily ...

I have two children with ADHD

  • By Yessika · Posted July 12, 2007
  • Discussion in Pregnancy & Parenting · 4 replies
  • What can I dfo to try to deal with them because besides having them I have 4 other children, including two 1 year olds. They go to see a psicologist once a week and a psiquiatrist once a month they both ...

Adult ADD

  • By jsmalley · Posted December 13, 2007
  • Discussion in Health News · 2 replies
  • My family doctor just prescribed a non-narcotic medicine for my daughter to use for her ADHD. He said that it was sold over the counter in France but still a prescription in US. He said it was not habit-forming ...

Fish Oil for brain and other supplements

  • By BobTX · Posted January 21, 2009
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 21 replies
  • I don't remember if I've shared this with you before. I have been taking fish oil capsules for years for my brain, mood etc. It is also good for joints and heart health. I also take Lecithin which nourishes ...

Long QT and ADD

  • By Nessa · Posted March 8, 2009
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 20 replies
  • Anyone have ADD with long QT? Need more info onit. Son has it Drs say no meds are safe to take ...

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