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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Response - Meds: At the maximal dose of straterra, you should see the maximal response by now.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Taliba Foster
17 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes and No: Stratter works well for some, less for others. Ask your psychiatrist to try other medications if you are not satisfied.
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Dr. Taliba Foster
17 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes and No...: Works well for some, less for others. Speak to your psychiatrist if you are not satisfied with the results.
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Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
It can: No medication works all the time. Strattera (atomoxetine) was the first fda-endorsed non-stimulant for adhd. Its benefits are quite similar to those ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
About 1/3: Studies show that about 1/3 of those treated with strattera (atomoxetine) for adhd say it works well. 1/3 say it doesn't do anything and the remainin ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dr Ramsey presented: Some excellent information. Luckily my adult patients have had a better success rate then what was described as the norm. The adults I have treated fo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
It may: All treatment of adhd is individualized. Strattera (atomoxetine) (a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) and Intuniv (an Alpha 2a agonist) work in diffe ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: Each medicine must be adjusted to optimal dose (the highest tolerated dose that is reasonable & effective). If one med helps but does not resolve symp ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
13 years experience Neurology
Sleep: The most common cause of fatigue is sleep deprivation. You may have extra energy, due to straterra, and therefore be sleeping less. Check your sleep ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not a stimulant: Strattera (atomoxetine) definitely not fast acting, often taking several weeks to affects adhd symptoms. It must be taken daily, and the dose may nee ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Esguerra
16 years experience Psychiatry
Other alternatives: Talk to you child psychiatrist or pediatrician to review other alternatives. With the non stimulants, there is Guanfacine (tenex (guanfacine) or intu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
A difference? Sure: This is my opinion (others will disagree) - all drugs have a big element of expectancy working for them. It's not a con, it's not making a fool of any ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Good Question: The answer is: maybe, maybe not. If you are receiving good benefit from focalin, (dexmethylphenidate) then there is no particular reason to change. If ... Read More
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