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How long before I see a change in my son after starting him on ADHD medication

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Bryan
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
This is curable: I specialize in this type of problem and have 30 years of proven experience with the diagnosis. Tt can be cured and I guarantee my work. It involves a ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Laipple
43 years experience Psychiatry
My preference.: Try wellbutrin (bupropion) and/or Clonidine first. Next concerta, Adderall xr, or vyvanse.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: If new, this is probably a reaction to the medicine.Call the prescribing physiscian.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Adequate sleep: A tip for you is to make sure your child gets adequate sleep going to bed every night at the same hour and getting 8-10 hours sleep.Studies have shown ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Perhaps, some.: Green tea has significant antioxidants and caffeine in it. Antioxidents speed metabolisim of medications (and toxins) so medication may be metabolized ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Echo: A heart murmur. A murmur is just noise. Sometimes serious problems cause a murmur many times a murmur is caused by normal flow. Patients often misctra ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Work with doctor: Taking your son to an adolescent psychiatrist would provide your best answers for this question. Many people with bipolar disorder "prefer" mania ove ... Read More
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Dr. Walter Root
15 years experience Psychiatry
Tourettes : Tourettes is a rare side effect of amphetamine salts. I have used this medication for many years in many patients and have not seen a new case of tou ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
CONFUSING QUESTION: Concerta and reduce appetite, but it is not for weight loss. Also losing weight is more often a matter of proper nutrition in type and quantity of foo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Some outgrow it: The assistance medication has for some adhd kids can eventually diminish as the pass through adolescence & many will discontinue it at that time. I en ... Read More
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