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What to do if strattera (atomoxetine) doesn't seem work on a child of 8 years old suffering from add?

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Dr. Chris Esguerra
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Other alternatives

Talk to you child psychiatrist or pediatrician to review other alternatives.
With the non stimulants, there is Guanfacine (tenex (guanfacine) or intuniv) or clonidine. There are a range of stimulant options as well.

In brief: Other alternatives

Talk to you child psychiatrist or pediatrician to review other alternatives.
With the non stimulants, there is Guanfacine (tenex (guanfacine) or intuniv) or clonidine. There are a range of stimulant options as well.
Dr. Chris Esguerra
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Sometimes, one may have to use more than one medication to get the desired benefit. If your child has failed to respond or had excessive side effects to usual treatments, it's time to consult with an expert on ADHD, usually a child psychiatrist of a behavioral and developmental pediatrician.
Dr. Taliba Foster
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Talk to your MD

Voice your concerns to your physician who may be able to prescribe another medication that is more helpful.

In brief: Talk to your MD

Voice your concerns to your physician who may be able to prescribe another medication that is more helpful.
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