I wonder has anyone had any experience with Ritalin causing Tourette's syndrome? My son has had 2 trials of Ritalin the second one is taking place now, he seems to have developed lots of Tourette's like behaviours , coughing and twitching his face, also biting himself and gouging at his eye when upset. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks Em
My 6yr old gd will be starting 1st grade soon. She was re-diagnosed as still bein mildly autistic/high functioning; but is ADHD. Anyone who has had to put their child on Ritalin.... when do you see results? or any other help you can give. Thanks.
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
The research I am doing now is with focalin, daytrana, the ritalin patch, oral ritalin, and welbutrin. There is so much information out there, too much! I'm just a nervous mom trying to get as much information as possible to make an informed decision for my child's well-being. Any thoughts or suggestions are welcome. Please be kind. Thanks!
My son benefits from taking Ritalin to function at school, as well as at home. When he is not medicated, he gets silly and cannot concentrate/daydreams and gets off task often. Ritalin has been his saving grace at school and at home. However, he often suffers from a lot of anxiety at school. When he was in kindergarten and first grade, he used to have meltdowns at school but never had them at home. At the time, he was diagnosed with… read more
My som has low level of vitamin D (around 20).Doctor has advised me to give him 2000iu of vitamin D everyday for 3 months.His tantrums and whining has almost gone away after a week of vitamin D.We went to restaurant last Thursday and he was there for 1.5 hours without any tantrums.He had his iPad with him .Anyone else in the same both with Vitamin D?There has been no improvement with his cognitive abilities though
My son is becoming more hyper the older he gets .he is harder to control . He is 5 and is able to repeat things but cant remeber anything ... tried ritalin it didnt work .. in suggestions please