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Article published on Aug 27, 2019

Clonidine And Guanfacine Are Blood Pressure Medications That Can Help ADHD

Our eight years old daughter has ADHD. She is hyperactive and strong-willed; very excitable, and hard to calm down. She is very smart, and did well in grade 2. Our paediatrician started her on Biphentin several months ago. For the first time, she didn’t disrupt the class. She is more happy with herself, and she... Read More

Article published on Jan 29, 2019

There Is No One Best Medicine For ADHD

What is your number one recommended ADHD medication? Our son was diagnosed with ADHD. His doctor started him on Biphentin; it made him irritable and affected his sleep. He is now on Vyvanse. I want to give him a medicine that works. I don’t like trying one medicine after another. Read More

Article published on May 26, 2015

New ADHD Medications

I grew up with ADHD. I was hyperactive and disruptive in class. My doctor gave me Ritalin and then Dexedrine; they did help me to pay attention, but I didn’t like the way that medicine made me feel. I had to take it several times a day. I finally stopped taking medicine when I was... Read More

Article published on May 29, 2012

Long-Acting ADHD Medications Are Safe And Effective

Both of our children have been diagnosed with ADHD. We know that they have inherited this condition from both of us. I was always a daydreamer, and I hated school. My husband was a class clown; he didn’t do much better in school than me although he is very smart. Like many in his family,... Read More

Article published on Mar 31, 2009

Tourette Syndrome Needs Careful Management

Our ten-year-old son has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. He is very hyperactive and impulsive, he disrupts the classroom all the time. He has great deal of difficulty paying attention in class and getting his work done. Homework is a nightmare for him and for us. We have tried very hard every night to get him... Read More