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  1. Need help/suggestions - some Sensory worse w/age
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  2. to mothers of children that have autism please help i need your advice
    ... He will not support us in any way but will give us ritalin like sweets and prozac for me. No thanks. Louise...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  3. Help - how do you disipline your child
    ... We have tried him on several things most a form of ritalin . Seems to make no difference. He runs around the...

  4. Anyone have experience with Seroquel?
    ... first but the difference is night and day. He tried Ritalin and Adderall but they made him REALLY skinny and aggitated...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Depakote Seroquel

  5. I think my son may have ADHD as well & medication question
    ... differently to different medications. For example, on Ritalin , I sleep better!--despite that one of its most common...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Tylenol

  6. Sort of new to autism
    ... ersational and much, much calmer. But when they put him on ritalin he totally freaked out. It didn't help. I really...

  7. has been diagnosed autistic
    ... try if you feel it is right. My son is currently on Ritalin and Prozac. These have helped him with staying on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  8. School Issues with HF Son
    ... him. Which I will not do, I have been that route ( ritalin , zoloft, and one other med) and it did not help him...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  9. Newly Diagnosed...Help
    ... effects on the child, discontinue it. I was given Ritalin when I was a child and it didn't work at all. It...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  10. To medicate or not to medicate?
    ... who relied on medication to function. I was put on Ritalin at five, which was completely the wrong medication...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dilantin Zoloft

  11. Mortified
    ... and Risperdal .5 mg PM. My 9 1/2 year old son is on Ritalin AM and Klonipin .5mg PM. (they had ADHD diagnosis...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Risperdal

  12. Signs of Autism
    ... diagnosis. I was misdiagnosed as hyperactive and given Ritalin , which did nothing for me. In those days, autism...

  13. Getting help in Chicagoland area.
    ... he did just fine. At age 9 we switched to Focalin ( Ritalin ) from strattera because it was easier to administer...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Celexa Depakote Miralax Risperdal Strattera focalin

  14. New from North Carolina-questions
    ... autism ? Most doctors i know would just give prozac or ritalin and expect things to work out. Are there organizations...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  15. confussed/angry
    ... the doctor seen him for all of five mins, he was on ritalin for 7 months & did'nt do much, calmed him down the...
    ... socially very awkward. In kindergarten, I was given Ritalin because they thought I was hyperactive. It did nothing...

  16. risperdal and methylphenidate
    ... Delcy and Georgia, They put me on Ritalin when I was five years old. It didn't work at all...
    ... would stop manic periods, however methylphenidate ( ritalin ) multiplies dopamine activity, seems to be a strange...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methylphenidate Risperdal dopamine

  17. respirdol and rash
    ... Why do they want to change the little guy from Ritalin to Adderall? Is the Ritalin not working out very well...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  18. autistis child and medication HELP?
    ... anti anxiety meds again, but I said I wanted to try ritalin , just to see what would happen. She agreed and we ... he is on 5ml liquid prozac in the morning and 20mg Ritalin LA. He gets a 5ml "boost" after he eats lunch. Appetite...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Paxil Prozac

  19. can't and won't
    ... biggest problem is lack of concentration. My son is on ritalin only during school hours and there has been a change...

  20. my daughters appointment
    ... in 6 months if not improvement we will put her on Ritalin ." I smiled, thanked him and promptly got another opinion...

  21. autism + ritalin
    ... Dexedrine. My son takes Methylphenidate. This is Ritalin . Dexedine is marketed as Adderall. They are not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Methylphenidate Tylenol dexedrine

  22. Focalin
    ... Focalin. She said that it's similar to concerta, or ritalin , only it does not have the "angry" side effect. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta focalin

  23. taking my daughter off of zoloft
    ... able to take her off of it i hope.She also was on ritalin for her add but is off that only made things worse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify

  24. Hoping some of you can help me.......
    ... child that has been forced to have their child put on Ritalin . Doctors threatening to turn them into social services...

  25. Autistic AND ADHD??
    ... been treated for ADHD symptoms with medicine like Ritalin or Concerta? My son was diagnosed with High Functioning...
    ... his autistic symptoms: Prozac for OCD like symptoms, Ritalin for ADHD like symptoms. He may or may not have OCD...
    ... his autistic symptoms: Prozac for OCD like symptoms, Ritalin for ADHD like symptoms. He may or may not have OCD...
    ... I would be very wary about getting medication like ritalin for an autistic child. One book I have read said that ... ritalin can actually have the reverse effect on autistic children...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Concerta Zoloft Prozac

  26. Our Kids
    ... Hi, my son is 6yr 10mo and ASD. Takes Ritalin and Prozac, and melatonin to help with sleep. We've...
    ... on staff that prescribes his medications. He takes Ritalin LA for his ADHD symptoms, Luvox (for his OCD issues...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Abilify Luvox

  27. Add/adhd
    ... have been diagnosed with ADHD as a child and put on ritalin ... and their child being labeled with aspergers or...

  28. Hospitilazation?
    ... have tried several medicines to no avail.. Dexadrine, Ritalin , Focalin to help with hyperactivity- they have the...
    ... high strung, he didnt sleep well ever. We have tried ritalin , resperidal, zoloft, ect..most of them cause him to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin focalin Zoloft

  29. Onset of Risperdal?
    ... 5 mg which barely helped at all. Can adderall or ritalin help aggressive kids with extreme hyperactivity? ...
    ... hyperactive. Resperidal made him almost crazy :) , ritalin helped, but its like speed, so my son would be very ... prescription for myself. We have tried everything, ritalin eliminates this, but we still got something else to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Risperdal

  30. Klonopin and Focolin
    ... new developmental pediatrician recently tried him on ritalin and melatonin to help him.. The ritalin seemed to...
    ... I have heard that Ritalin is one of the worst things to prescribe Autistic's...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin focalin

  31. medication (clonidine) question!
    ... My son was on clonodine, while taking ritalin when he was five. Clonodine will probably knock her ... within an hour, it did my son. However, I didnt like ritalin at all, nor did I like Resperidal or Zoloft. Without ... the ritalin , I felt he didnt need the clonodine to sleep.We had...
    ... THe pills I have been on are concerta, strattera, ritalin , zoloft, and some other pills. I am currently on...
    ... Concerta is the all day pill for ritalin , right? I always wondered while my son took it, he...
    ... m not sure about concerta being the day pilll for ritalin . I'm not even sure what you mean by day pill for ritalin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft Concerta Strattera

  32. My Experience With Autism
    ... I was diagnosed with A.D.D when I was 14 and took ritalin (dexylamphetamine x7 tablets a day) to help me through ... as a kite so parents if youre children are taking ritalin for A.D.D please seek a safe herbal alternative to ... it as ritalin is ADDICTIVE and your children might turn into drug...
    ... 1st off Ritalin is NOT Dex. It is Methylphenidate. Secondly Ritalin...
    ... have an adult friend who has A.D.D who is on the same ritalin as I was on except mine was a larger percentage, it ... abusers just giving my opinion and experience with ritalin thats all. Any natural substance other than man-made...
    ... term this is better for him. We have been offered Ritalin , Risperdine, Tofranil and prozac....he is eight! and ... sychiatrists, fortunately our paediatrician who offered the ritalin supported me in all my decisions and was horrified...
    ... site and hopethis won't upset anybody.My son is on ritalin and respidoral,and its not because we are taking the...
    ... 1st off Ritalin is NOT Dex. It is Methylphenidate. Secondly Ritalin ... Any med used incorrectively can lead to addiction. Ritalin comes with a bad name as it is,and has been prescribed...
    ... sedating. Actually, I am not ADHD and meds like ritalin , adderall, and dex have always had a sedating effect...
    ... doing, if its his same interest. In my experience, ritalin made my son lose weight, have more meltdowns, he could...
    ... were two meds that they used for adhd) so he tried Ritalin and ritalin had too many side affects that are not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine Methylphenidate Prozac Tofranil Adderall dexedrine Strattera

  33. How could this be missed? 12 yo-autism diagnosis?
    ... Responbility For His Actions.he Is Currently Taking Ritalin And Respirdal.help!!...

  34. Developmental Ped or not
    ... about autism. The specialist also prescribes my son Ritalin . I know we had to have a refferal for her from our...

  35. What's life like with older children?
    ... home. They did put him on meds, they started with ritalin , but changed to adderall and clonidine which he is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Clonidine

  36. Pdd?
    ... just say "oh, he probably has ADHD, have him put on Ritalin or something". So... it's very nice to hear from someone...
    ... just say "oh, he probably has ADHD, have him put on Ritalin or something". So... it's very nice to hear from someone...

  37. clonodine?
    ... Clonodine was used for my son when he was on ritalin as a sleeping aid, without it, he could not sleep ... while taking ritalin . I told the doctor(he is verbal but still was aggressive ... or tempermental) that the ritalin didnt make his temper any better, infact worst...he ... personal experience, I would not go with a medication( ritalin ect) if your child displays more anxiety behaviors...

  38. asburgers and medication help?
    ... away. He was absolutely non-stop. We started with ritalin but he lost too much weight. We were seeing a psychiatrist...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Clonidine

  39. PDD HELP
    ... meds now. There isn't any meds for PDD. As for the ritalin , I don't know much about it, but I would wait before...

  40. Strattera (atomoxetine)
    ... 5 yrs old) has autism and is very hyper, we tried Ritalin and Adderall and it didn't work. He is now on Tenex...
    ... had no effect on him. We too had tried adderall and ritalin and it did nothing for him as well. My son is very...
    ... I have a 8 year old who is HFA-AS. We have tried ritalin , concerrta, adderall. All the stims made my son worse...
    ... she gets extremely agressive.) Interested in trying Ritalin or Straterra - anyone know it's available (Ritalin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Strattera Tenex

  41. my son has autism and ADD
    ... son is PDD-NOS and ADHD - he had great results with Ritalin . Prior to that we tried the diets and non-drug alternatives...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Strattera

  42. Luvox or other meds..
    ... years (or it seems to me) He has been on dexedrine, ritalin , haldol, prozac, anafranil, zyprexa, etc. All have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Zyprexa haldol anafranil dexedrine

  43. atomoxetine
    ... child has been on a large variety of meds, including ritalin which did not work because he became even more hyperactive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Strattera

  44. Hyperactive child
    ... marie some people my not like it but ritalin my be what your son needs for the time .....children ... .my son was about your sons age when i but him on ritalin (and yes i felt like a horrable mom) but wow what...

  45. Anyone know anything about Concerta?
    ... ive found out a little more.In the UK it is sold as ritalin and Equasym. You may find that a search under these...
    ... is dignosed aspergers - ADHD. concerta is just like ritalin except you take it once a day ( my son likes to take ... not keep him up at night) he would take 3 doseges of ritalin a day and like most he had highs and lows .the conerta...
    ... on such things as concerta for 7 years. I've taken ritalin , aderall, and am now on Concerta. I have been on it...
    ... to start out on concerta right away. I started on ritalin first. And if he's never had medication before a trial...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Paxil Wellbutrin

  46. prozac or zyprexa
    ... my 16 year old is Aspergers -ADHD we started him on ritalin and he does great with it ...but the anxiety was getting...

  47. Autism and ADHD
    ... not being able to focus and sit still. I have tried ritalin with him and I really don't see a night and day difference ... other medications out there for ADHD different than ritalin and if one doe's not seem to work doe's that mean...

  48. anyone with expereance with prozac and clonidine
    ... Jonathan takes 20 mg of Ritalin in the AM, 20 mg at noon, and 10 mg at 3:30 PM (sometimes ... looses his appetite for about 2 hours after taking Ritalin . We just work his meals in around his doses. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine

  49. gaba
    ... Sahley uses a product called "Calms Kids" instead of Ritalin for hyperactivity. Kirkman Labs makes a GABA product...


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