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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 Oct 31, 2017

Intuniv XR Can Benefit Children With ADHD

Our eight-year-old daughter has ADHD. She is not physically hyperactive, but she loves to talk. She argues all the time, and she believes she is always right. Her friends call her ‘Miss Right.’ I think we have a budding lawyer. She has been on Vyvanse which helps her to pay attention, and she argues less... 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