Doctor Q&A for Dr. Peter Williams

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Stay on Meds: The best thing to do is stay on your meds, 7/365. If you are not on meds, get on them. If you are on them and they don't work, find another prescriber ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Type of ADHD?: There are three categories of ADHD: Inattentive type, Hyperactive type and Combined type. If you are generally of the Inattentive group, yes, you wi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Just go for it!: You just have to go for it on some levels. Your parents may be open to the idea or may not, but that is who they are. If it is accurate that you are ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Interaction Effects?: Are you drinking coffee or ingesting other forms of caffeine with you Concerta? That interaction could give you the "fever" feeling. You can also tr ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Full Day Dosing: You will be better off if your prescriber gives you full-day dosing for your ADHD. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR lasts no l ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Correct Dosage?: It is possible that you will not respond to any of the stimulant medications for ADHD, but unlikely. It is more likely that your dosing is inadequate. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Dose strength?: If your dose is inadequate it will drop off before its ideal duration and you will experience a "let down" that can cause you to feel tired. Adderall ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Treatment with Meds: If you had an evaluation for ADHD and it was positive, the next thing that you MUST do is get appropriate treatment. This begins with a trial of stim ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Questionable: It is not at all clear that Cymbalta (duloxetine) has a significant effect on the reduction of the symptoms of ADHD. There are far better medications ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Williams
41 years experience ADHD and Autism
Outside Consult: You need to be evaluated by an ADHD expert and then have the results sent to your NP. Bing, Bang, Boom, it is done and the NP can be the prescriber of ... Read More
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