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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 31, 2016

Strattera And Intuniv XR

Our son is in grade four. He was diagnosed with ADHD more than a year ago. He couldn’t pay attention in school, and disrupted the class. Our paediatrician started him on Concerta. Within a short time, he became the model student, polite and helpful to the teacher. He went from struggling to excelling in reading... 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 Feb 7, 2006

Strattera Can Benefit Children With ADHD

I am an elementary school teacher. Our youngest son is nine years old. Since he started walking, I knew he was hyperactive. Our suspicion was confirmed recently when we saw a paediatrician. He was diagnosed with ADHD. The doctor suggested that we should consider putting him on medicine because he not only has difficulty paying... Read More