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Adderall

Adderall

What are some medicine does not work then what are you supposed to do

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Honestly I wouldn't give my child adderall is a highly addictive substance going more naturally is a better because it the long run when u decide you do… read more

posted about 2 years ago

I'm Curious As To People's Opinions On Medication Such As Adderall, Ritalin Or Even CBD Or Cannabinoids.

I'm Curious As To People's Opinions On Medication Such As Adderall, Ritalin Or Even CBD Or Cannabinoids.

We made the decision upon our sone ASD diagnosis to absolutely not get Adderall or Ritalin for our son unless he consistently self harms or cannot attend school unless he's medicated. I am a supporter of medical cannabis and understand CBD may help but as I understand the research is anecdotal at best. I would like to get him to function within the school system, and society in general, until highschool if at all… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Did anybody try vyvance

posted over 2 years ago

Adderall

Adderall

My 12 year old (asd) son was recently precribed Adderall, Hes been taking it for about two months now, He is non verbal and I've notice recently that he does alot of sleeping and laying around. He has always been energetic should I be concerned or is this just what the medication is supposed to do, I will be taking him to his doctor Monday morning just wanted some advice until then.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

That was my assumption at first and I spoke with his doctor he said with his weight and age it's appropriate.

posted about 2 years ago

Clonidine

Clonidine

Does anyone else's child take this med and if so how long does it take to work? Y daughter that has ADHD is on adderall and the dr add Prozac and clonidine

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

We take Clonidine at night ER. Seems to last till about noon the next day. It makes my son sleepy so
He gets more moody if takes it during the day. We… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Adderol?

Adderol?

Still looking for the right med for Laurel- does anyone have experience with adderol?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Agree with Mom2nine re a specialist. but we have tried a neurologist, and a developmental pediatrician who is just not aggressive enough, and does not… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Anyone Have Any Success With ADHD Meds?

Anyone Have Any Success With ADHD Meds?

My son is on intuniv and is experienceing side effects that actually hindering his abilites for focus and learn. Anyne have experience with some of the other ADHD meds that can provide insight on. He is 7.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My son seems to never get picked and right now I can't afford one its sadd but its our reality... Who ASD ADHD child does not like to write papers ? I'm… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

Anyone Experience A Regression/uptick In Agressive Annd Defient Behavior?

Anyone Experience A Regression/uptick In Agressive Annd Defient Behavior?

My 5 yr old has severe adhd, odd, and PDD-NOS. He is maxed out on strattera and is getting an increase in his tennex. Adderall is horrid for him and he is already gluten soy protien corn syrup and food color free.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Google redox signaling and autism. It will explain it to you a lot better than I can explain it to you hope this helps

posted over 4 years ago

Medications

Medications

My daughter is twelve and wants to take classes in various things but attention is important what do you give your child that helps with attention? She takes Buspar, which i dont feel works.she needs something for attention and her concentration her hands flail alot and she sings and hums often when she needs to think.any advice would be helpful.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

thank you all i will look in to Adderall.

posted about 7 years ago

What Type Of Medicines (if Any) Is Your Child (ren) On For The Adhd/add & Aspergers? Are You Happy W The Medicine?

What Type Of Medicines (if Any) Is Your Child (ren) On For The Adhd/add & Aspergers? Are You Happy W The Medicine?

My son is currently taking vyvanse once a day (30mg), tenex twice a day (2mg), he was on respiredal twice a day (.05mg) then we had put him on abilify twice a day (2mg) & now hes on oxicarb...(150mg) but he gets a half n the morning n the other half as soon as he gets hm fem school along with an adderal (cuz he is very hyper in the afternoon and insurance & the law? Will not allow the dr… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

we have used Adderall XL for years w/my son for ADHD. However, we found when he was in high school, the hyperactivity decreased and because of that we… read more

posted over 7 years ago

Med Question: Adderall XR & Clonidine

Med Question: Adderall XR & Clonidine

The psych doctor just prescribed us aderall XR 10 mg. We stepped up the dose to 20 mg since he thought it was "typical" but my son was so hyper he didn't sleep so I convinced my wife finally to adjust the dose down to 10 mg of the XR medication.

He is now sleeping much better with a new sleep medication clonodine and melatonin. Before he wasn't sleeping much even with clonodine on the 20 mg dose. It has been typical for him not to sleep well since a very young age. He also… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I've tried the headphones. He hates anything on his head and will take it off. No shower caps, no swim caps, no headphones. I'm surprised he even keeps… read more

posted almost 6 years ago