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  1. Too much talking, cues for understanding this!
    ... saying that they get less talkative on these meds. On Strattera , yes I actually felt normal during a conversation...

  2. Is my adderall xr working?
    ... hear is unusual. I am just getting off of 80 mg of Strattera for the past 4 years. Has anyone else had this experience...
    ... Ravyn8, If you recently cold-turkeyed the Strattera , its withdrawal symptoms may be counteracting the...

  3. Insights of ADD/ADHD as an adult
    ... gave a pretty good indication. First, we tried Strattera . As a distance runner, I didn't want to go the stimulant ... were mine. I could not tolerate the fatigue with Strattera while taking the preliminary dose of 25 mg (104 lbs...

  4. I'm kinda nervous!!!
    ... of adderall, and I am very nervous. I have been on Strattera for 4 years and thought that it was not working as ... diagnosed with sever ADHD at age 25 and was put on 80mg of Strattera . Well I recently saw a psychiatrist and explained ... this drug and alot of them really scare me. I thought Strattera was not doing me any good until these past 10 days ... again, the way I had my whole life before being on Strattera ..I am worried that I may have made a mistake by tring ... something new. The first 3 weeks of being on the Strattera was hell and I don't want to go through that again...
    ... Adderall is not like Strattera . Adderall is a straight-up stimulant--that means if ... it works, it'll work right away. Strattera has to build up in your body for a while. Also ... with side effects, but it wears off way quicker than Strattera ; so you can just stop taking it and they'll fade. ... work, yell at your psych about it and go back to the Strattera . If s/he's not listening to you, then get a new doctor...

  5. Okay you guys, what do I do now?
    ... could not tolerate either of them. She is now on Strattera and a very small dose (2.5 mg) of Adderall per day ... focusing any better. She has just now been on the Strattera long enough to start seeing improvements. Anyhoo...

  6. The diagnosis is in...sort of
    ... her med until you hear back from him. I hear that Strattera is the ADD med that is least likely to cause such...

  7. ADHD meds/temper management
    ... doctor we took him to really wanted to switch him to Strattera due to mood swings, as well as ticks that have developed ... from 36 to 18, but never totally eliminated it. The Strattera takes quite a while to work (8 weeks or more), but ... some other antidepressant medication to replace the Strattera . I was really upset, and spoke with his regular pediatrici...

  8. Female living with an ADHD male
    ... each other very much and recently he began taking Strattera . We're optimistic about our future and plan to get...

  9. Question about Side Effects of Adderall
    ... me why you were taken off/or took yourself off of Strattera ? My daughter is going to start some treatment for ... ADHD and Strattera is probably the first thing she'll be prescribed....

  10. Do you feel ashamed of having ADD?
    ... After 2 weeks of hell from taking strattera , I got off of it a few days ago. Strattera was making...

  11. im afraid to sleep at night!
    ... all of these meds? i looked up concerta, ritalin & strattera and they all have these mania affects going on. even ... suicide possiblities for strattera . im afraid to try any because im afraid ill feel the...
    ... Just a note here on Strattera , no doubt much safer than stimulant meds (aka amphetamines...

  12. Daytrana?
    ... My son was dx ADHD and was prescribed Strattera and Daytrana. Today was the first day on the patch...
    ... but i wouldn't keep it on him either. my son was on Strattera , and it didn't have THAT affect on him, actually....

  13. extended release stuff for ADD (adult)
    ... about a non stimulant type ADD medicine? possibly strattera or maybe even wellbutrin? Even strattera is said to...

  14. Strattera Flu
    ... taking wellbutrin with the concerta.. I cant handle the strattera anymore, its making me zombie like and more anti social...
    ... decided to stick it out for a few more days on the strattera , and I noticed the side effects started going away ... now that the side effects have went away. I like the strattera . But the side effects are horrible at first....
    ... man i was thinking about strattera but you made it easy for me. i cant handle constipation...
    ... I had to get off of strattera , the side effects got really bad. It made me really ... have taken many prescription drugs in my life, and strattera has by far the most side effects. Im very surprised...

  15. STRATTERA side effects
    ... Strattera works by altering the brain's neurochemical mix. When ... the brain accepts the change, and it is then that strattera starts to work. So do not judge strattera until you ... have been on it for two or three weeks. And strattera seems to increase its effectiveness over even longer...

  16. which kind of doctors prescribe add medications?
    ... concentrate would they call in something like adderal or strattera over the phone to the pharmacy?...
    ... ADD meds are not controlled and can be called in ( Strattera , Provigil, etc...) J...

  17. Medicating ADD
    ... about this again last January after I heard about Strattera . He told me that he'd been disappointed with Strattera...

  18. Totally Fed Up With My Indecisiveness
    ... Bipolar, but cannot tolerate ADD meds well. I tried Strattera (makes me too focused--can't multitask), tried Adderall...

  19. Schools and ADD & ADHD
    ... time. So, with an exception for a few new drugs like strattera (which is exceptionally safe) these drugs are all...

  20. anyone given their child strattera?
    ... like that name...i know it so well. my son was on Strattera for about a month and 1/2, it really didn't do anything ... mean it won't work for him. The good thing about Strattera is that it is not a stimulant, as the other ADHD meds...
    ... like that name...i know it so well. my son was on Strattera for about a month and 1/2, it really didn't do anything ... mean it won't work for him. The good thing about Strattera is that it is not a stimulant, as the other ADHD meds ... Hi sheila, thanks for your advice, i have started strattera today so hopefully fingers crossed we will see some...
    ... boards is awesome. Good luck with your son and the Strattera . Hopefully it will work for him, and it won't been...
    ... boards, but noticed your question..My daughter took Strattera for about 2 months but it did absolutely nothing for...
    ... I understand the strattera is like other drugs that alter the brain's neurotransmitter ... then the brain gradually accepts the change...so Strattera takes a few weeks for it to start working. But, it ... they have been around for years, and are time tested. Strattera is not classified as an addictive drug, so it has...
    ... sleep at all? as we have had a few people tell us that strattera sometimes does not work and adderall would be our...
    ... Hi sheila, thanks for your advice, i have started strattera today so hopefully fingers crossed we will see some ... jo Just be very cautious and well informed about Strattera and moniter him carefully. We had a bad experience...
    ... Strattera gave my son very bad gas and stomach cramps. I have...

  21. ritalin causes insomnia for my child?
    ... you or anyone else have any information on this drug strattera ? Does if affect your sleep patterns? Is there any...

  22. Has Wellbutrin worked for anyone else?
    ... the admittedly mild side effects. Now I have tried Strattera . It alters the level of some brain neurotransmitters ... another disease that gives me a lot of brain fog. Well, Strattera has really helped me eliminate the brain fog. And...

  23. Stratera?
    ... I took Strattera for 3 weeks, and had to stop. I forgot everything...
    ... and many, many interruptions. When I heard about Strattera , I reviewed my history with ADD with my current physician ... disappointed by the results when he had prescribed Strattera , and that men in particular seemed to have long-lasting...
    ... my son was on Strattera for a little while. seemed to work in the beginning...

  24. Please Help ADD and Violence
    ... next. B4 he was just on the Abilify........he was Strattera in the beginning.....started out good, but then was...

  25. HELP! Adderall XR20mg1x a day not working!!
    ... without meds for quite a few months, I decided to try Strattera in June of 06'. I went on Strattera and built up to...
    ... without meds for quite a few months, I decided to try Strattera in June of 06'. I went on Strattera and built up to...

  26. concerta cause depression in kids?
    ... stimulants can cause depression and mood swings. Strattera had a very nice mood elevating effect for my son ...
    ... with ADHD back in November, he is 12. Started on Strattera , was on it for about a month and did nothing for him ... also on Trazadone for insomnia. Was not helping him ( Strattera ) in school AT ALL! He started on Concerta a week...
    ... for my son. We tried everything else. If a child has strattera it has no stimulant. Some kids with severe ADHD the ... strattera will do nothing for them. Concerta never caused depression...

  27. Racing thoughts Add?
    ... it. I have seen some times of quiet with 40 mg of strattera but the side effects suck. I have had deppersion issues...

  28. strattera, waking in the night
    ... JNiz, Even though Strattera is classified as a "non-stimulant" it does in fact ... associated with depressive sleep. You might try taking the Strattera in the evening. Some find that the best time. I tried ... Strattera for a few months and initially had to take it in the ... may have the better advice. If you try taking the Strattera in the evening, make it the eve of a day off from...
    ... While I took Strattera , I usually also took some melatonin an hour before...

  29. Concerta...any input would be helpful
    ... started concerta, just over a week ago. he was on Strattera for a month, and it didn't help him any. He's on...

  30. Need Advice
    ... few years now. I am thinking about maybe trying Strattera with her. She is 13. Anyone have info about Strattera...
    ... have adhd. Right now she is on adderall xr 25mg and strattera 25mg. She have been on this dose for about two months ... mprovements. She takes the adderall in the morning and the strattera at night(the strattera was making her a bit sleepy...
    ... I just got my son switched from the Strattera , he was on if for a month, and really no big change...

  31. Severe constipation with Adderall XR
    ... adderall yet, (i start on saturday), but I have been on Strattera for 4 years and had the same problem w/ constipation...
    ... feel like it has increased. I know when I went on the Strattera I lost a quick 20-25lbs, maybe the Strattera was calming...

  32. the end of the line
    ... doctor, a dual neuro/psych. Figured it all out. I'm on Strattera 60mg and Provigil 200mg....

  33. Adderall? Is it worth it?
    ... having problems, you should talk to your dr about Strattera ...its a non-stimulant med for ADD. Good luck!...

  34. Been gone for a bit
    ... ADHD, was also just d/x with Bipolar too. He's on Strattera 100mg, once a day and just started Depakote ER 250mg...

  35. How can I convince my doctors??
    ... advice from previous posts. Many ADHDers have found Strattera very helpful. Side effects are bad for the first few ... weeks then subside. Strattera is an indirect stimulant. 100 mg of Strattera has...

  36. Strattera??
    ... I just stopped taking Strattera and went to Ritalin. There are some questions your ... husband may want to ask before starting Strattera . I am 25 and I have low blood pressure (90/60) and ... I am a healthy weight. Strattera raised my blood pressure significantly and I had heart ... couple of other people my age this has happened to. Strattera did help with some everyday adult add symptoms but...

  37. Does Ritalin help with anxiety too?
    ... You for the well wishes:) I actually started Strattera yesterday. My doctor wants to go this route first...

  38. ADHD and anxiety...counter-indicated?? (new here)
    ... anyways, my question is, do stims cause anxiety?? (no strattera for me--huge vomiting rep) if they do, can i just...

  39. Moody,Irritable from Strattera?
    ... don't worry about being moody. I've been on strattera for at least a year now and I only get emotional when...

  40. Strattera drowsiness
    ... Well I been taking strattera for ADHD for 7 days now. I feel better all ready but...
    ... what your dosage is? My seven year old takes 25mg of strattera at night before bed for this same reason. He has ... has a side effect of insomnia, but with taking the strattera at night it seems to counter act that. There is no ... problem taking strattera in the evening-if your really unsure just call your...
    ... by 11:00 or so I was so hyper I mean bad. I took my strattera hour later I was fine! I know my Dr is going to have ... sleep with the med I'am really good. I'am taking the strattera HCI time relayed. My wife says it's allmost like it...
    ... My daughter is on adderall and strattera . When she was taking Strattera alone she was sleepy ... she is on 25 mg adderall xr in the morning and 25mg strattera in the evening and so far it have been working ok...

  41. Just strated Strattera
    ... Just curious, how are you doing on the Strattera ? I started Strattera yesterday, and so far so good...
    ... I'm [a teenager] and have been taking strattera 50mg for years. It always surprises me how (generally...

  42. Starting on Adderall, What to Expect?
    ... t give you great effects you may also need to take Strattera with adderall. Hope this has helped....

  43. Tic side effect causing anxiety - what to do
    ... is very, very supportive). We have never tried Strattera - I'm not sure if that would work for him. As he...

  44. possible adderall side effect?
    ... takes 25mg of adderall xr in the morning and 25mg of strattera at night-which has some antidepresant and antianxiety...

  45. New to ADD and Medicating
    ... asked my primary care doc (a different doc) about Strattera ; he reviewed my history and said that first of all ... difference; then see if I want to continue or try Strattera (which he feels has been a somewhat disappointing...

  46. dr.s keep changing meds for add
    ... my daughter was on strattera , but that made her heart race, then he put her on...

  47. Medication Appt. tomorrow
    ... felt much better this morning. Started first dose of Strattera this morning too. I was sooooo angry yesterday ... medication, and his ins. company does not cover the Strattera . So i called the doctor back that prescribed it,...
    ... we did :) This is only day 2 of taking the Strattera and tonight will be nite 3 for taking the Trazadone ... told us that if he didn't have the ADHD, that the Strattera would not work and by day 3 it would show........he...

  48. Can Prozac work for ADD?
    ... antidepressants," which share some similarities with Strattera , another drug often prescribed for ADD/ADHD. However...

  49. Younger Kids on ADHD meds
    ... without meds. And when she was 7 we started her on Strattera . In my opinion when she takes this med she is not ... am sticking with the NO MEDS option. She only took Strattera for about 6 months. Its hard and takes more time...

  50. effexor xr for adhd?
    ... If it was my child, I'd be more comfortable trying Strattera or Wellbutrin....

  51. Adderall caused depression, should I try Concerta?
    ... that works for you. I currently stopped talking Strattera and am going in Tuesday to talk about alternative...
    ... a fever when i had a perfect 98 temp when i was on strattera . Sorry to hear about that. It's NOT fun at all...

  52. Schools always pushing for ADHD medicine urg
    ... you to consider ADHD medication such as Adderall or Strattera . What you describe seems clearly, clearly, ADHD....

  53. HELP I HAVE AN 11 YEAR OLD JUST BEEN DIOGNOSED WITH add
    ... medication is a family decision. My own child has used Strattera , Concerta, and is presently on Adderall. He started...

  54. Stattera Help
    ... Hi, well my daughter was on Strattera , for a couple of months, on the lower dosages, she...

  55. ADHD meds with the least sides??
    ... My daughter was taking Strattera , they have had her try different doses, it does seem...
    ... kind of side effect but it usually is only temporary. Strattera is really just an anti-depressant which usually has...
    ... the dr. tomorrow, and in fact the dr. told us that Strattera was almost side effect free. I think I will do a google...
    ... and in fact the dr. told us that Strattera was almost side effect free. He obviously hasn...
    ... my 8 year old son is starting on Strattera the dose for the first week is 18mg then up to 25...
    ... Hi, My 17 year old daughter was on Strattera , they started her off on the 25 mg, then up to 40...
    ... the dr. tomorrow, and in fact the dr. told us that Strattera was almost side effect free. I think I will do a google...
    ... my 8 year old son is starting on Strattera the dose for the first week is 18mg then up to 25 ... later, my nephew had that happen after some time on Strattera . He was diagnoised ADHD by top notch experts in ... side effects from first Adderall (mood swings) than Strattera (extreme fatigue) caused his parents to take him off...
    ... the dr. tomorrow, and in fact the dr. told us that Strattera was almost side effect free. I think I will do a google ... search as well. thanks Strattera is definitely not free of side effects, in fact for ... stimulants. If you really do your homework you'll find that Strattera (especially in children) is not only prone to the...

  56. Concerta & Lexapro
    ... anti-depressants usually mix quite well (except for Strattera since it really is an anti-depressant labeled for...

  57. Anyone have their kid on antianxiety meds along with their Add Meds?
    ... feeling about it. He had a very bad experience with Strattera in 2nd grade, and the warnings about possible side...

  58. ADD?(long post, I'm sorry)
    ... I then explored medication. The doctor prescribed Strattera for me. It did actually help for a short period of...
    ... When I sat with my doctor, he first mentioned taking Strattera . I had already had my mind set on Adderall after speaking ... his 20's who had just recently began taking it. The Strattera did ABSOLUTELY nothing for me whatsoever. I stayed...
    ... the Lexapro has increased my anxiety. He put me on Strattera . He never said aloud I had adult ADD but I know that ... probably just jotted on his note ppad). I hope the Strattera helps with my symptoms....

  59. Hyper....impulsive
    ... we do follow through with what we say....he is on Strattera 25mg...once a day....he weights 48 pounds....does...
    ... My son tried Strattera all the way up to 60mg and it didn't help at all. ... been a collogue of Dr. Amen's for 20 years) and feels Strattera is useless for most children and adults. We originally ... chose Strattera because we were very frightened by the traditional ... etc.), but if you do your homework you'll find that Strattera has just as many (I'd say more) side effects and doesn...

  60. Hurting mother in need of help !!!!!
    ... is 5 and i do understand what you mean...he is on strattera ...i dont know if i like that or not...i know it is...

  61. Okay, I need some input...
    ... for depression and anxiety). He started out taking strattera but the doc said that it would increase his perseverations...

  62. Side effects????
    ... of these side effects. Please help!!! We've tried Strattera , Ritalin & Focalin so far. His ADD is so much better...

  63. Adderall, Seroquil, and Clomidine?
    ... My daughter has ADHD and was on Strattera for about a year. I never saw any improvement in ... her meds. Sooo, I found a new dr. who told me that Strattera is a waste of time and money. In my experience, this...

  64. Strattera Question
    ... also had severe problems with loss of appetite on Strattera . The best suggestion that I got was to try to get ... appetite returned when he was on a combination of Strattera with a low dose stimulant....
    ... sure but i think it might be the medicine. i'm on strattera and i would always eat throughout the day, and then...

  65. A very encouraging study for ADD and more natural methods!
    ... even at low doses (1.25 mg) it flared anxiety. Our Strattera trial was a total horror story. While many kids are...

  66. Beta Blockers and ADD...
    ... Adderall was great for the few months I took it,) and Strattera didn't do anything but have side-effects. I don't...

  67. Ritalin for ADD - Inattentive type
    ... few years ago with Inattentive ADD. I tried taking Strattera , and I loved it, however, my body did not. My BP ... does ritalin have the same effect on your BP as the strattera s and such? I can handle a small rise in BP, but nothing ... like it was back then, I was running 240/180 on the strattera . Not good. The reason I am revisiting the ritalin...

  68. Quick answer needed........
    ... My 6y son just started Strattera 18mg 2 nights ago. How fast would this med give you ... Melatonin. It was a huge decision for us to put him on Strattera . He is dx with bipolar, Aspergers, anxiety, expressive ... treatments for Aspergers. Right now we are trying the Strattera for the impulsiveness at home. I ask about side ... me that in the 14 bipolar kids that he had put on Strattera ----10 of them became manic/agitated. All were on mood...

  69. ADHD meds for 12 y/o
    ... give some input on the combination of Adderrall and Strattera being taken at the same time by a 12 year old? Adderrall ... in the morning and Strattera at bedtime. Both are for ADHD symptoms so why would ... When I she lived with me and her father, she was on Strattera only and an anger management med (I forgot the name...
    ... because usually those are major tranquilizers....or, the strattera might be causing insomnia, or both things might be ... at play. I think most doctors expect Strattera to cover any sleep issues because sometimes it can ... is temporary or not the case with some people. Strattera is actually pretty stimulating, although not "classed...
    ... It's not unusual for Strattera and a stimulant to be prescribed together. Oftentimes ... other will work just the opposite. For my son, Strattera was marvelous with making him less hyper, but he still...
    ... Unfortunately my blood pressure started rising and the Strattera had to be stopped. I'm still on the Adderall, a 25mg...

  70. ADD and Depression.......
    ... majority of my depression, anxiety and OCD. I was on Strattera and Welbutrin XL at the same time for awhile. I did ... longer needed the depression medicine and went to the Strattera only. I will say that I saw my doctor regularly as...

  71. Concerta-less focus /concentration vs no meds.
    ... uk site so you're not alone & they've gone back to Strattera . Hope u get sorted out, how long have you been on...

  72. 29 Just started concerta - need help
    ... Hi,I'm 29 and I've been on Strattera for a few months but couldn't handle side effects ... so today I started on Concerta. I'm worried because Strattera didn't list don't drink alcohol or drive but concerta ... seems to have some even nastier side effects than Strattera so I'm feeling a bit stressed.:)...

  73. Adderall
    ... beyond mild, some folks respond better to Wellbutrin, Strattera , Ritalin, Dexedrine. Others with a combination of...

  74. Daytrana (Methylphenidate) ADHD Patch
    ... Thursday the 11th. I had asked my primary care doc about Strattera - I had been diagnosed about 12 years ago but never ... late teen/early 20s. I asked my current doc about Strattera because I'd heard a few moderately good things about ... disappointed with the results when he'd prescribed Strattera and recommended the patch. He didn't do any titration...

  75. Hyper and Angry
    ... anger issues started or worsened after he astarted the Strattera , the med could be the problem. There have been posts ... kids had severe behavior changes after starting on Strattera (mine included) - try doing a search. Please discuss ... child's Dr.; there are so many other meds out there. Strattera is the only non-stimulant med for treating ADD/ADHD ... spent every day in the Principal's office while taking Strattera (as a 2nd grader) because he could not function in...
    ... stimulating; amphetamines are uppers and meds like Strattera , although not classed as stimulants, are still very...
    ... Yodeezmom, By meds, do you still mean Strattera ? My son couldn't take Strattera in the morning...
    ... Son had similar problem a couple of years ago. Strattera made him violently angry at the drop of a hat. It ... risking hurting him). Needless to say, we got him off Strattera , and Concerta 56 mg. works. On the sleeping issue...


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