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  1. Desperate mother of a 21 old ADHD son
    ... concluded that his then current med (I think it was Strattera ) was inciting him to be extremely bipolar and aggressive...

  2. New on Stratera
    ... Then I would quit them IMHO. Strattera , although not classed as a stimulant drug, has a very...

  3. Adult ADD but feeling very strong side effects from CONCERTA PLZ HELP
    ... Concerta today, for the last few months I have been on Strattera . I hope you're doing ok it sounds pretty bad can you...

  4. Strattera to Concerta to Frustration
    ... at a higher dose. Just for curiosity, what dose of Strattera did he start you on? Give the lower dose a try...
    ... I believe the Strattera was 20 mg??? The side effects from Concerta (anger...
    ... I believe the Strattera was 20 mg??? The side effects from Concerta (anger...

  5. Feel stoned from Adderall XR
    ... just started Adderal XR 3 days ago after being on Strattera for the last two months and I'm not seeing results...

  6. Need help
    ... son back to the doctor to see if he can be placed on Strattera . School is over with in four days and the school wants ... environment versus allowing the counseling and the Strattera to take effect this summer. I need a option from a...

  7. Has anyone been diagnosed with ADD and OCD?
    ... diagnosed with ADD. His doctor, a neurologist, put him on Strattera and also on Lexapro because he felt he was also depressed...

  8. Fish oil information any info would be helpful....
    ... has had nice results with it... he also still takes strattera , though...unfortunately, the fish oil alone is not...

  9. A Question about Straterra
    ... a bunch of places that talk about side effects of strattera ...the most common seem to be nausea and stomach ache...
    ... a bunch of places that talk about side effects of strattera ...the most common seem to be nausea and stomach ache...
    ... adding what some people said worked for them. Since strattera isn't a stimulant supposedly it doesn't stop you from...
    ... think of meds for ADD I think of stimulans. What makes Strattera different then most meds for ADD?...
    ... Strattera is *not* and a stimulant and is most often taken at...
    ... week. So far, things seem to be going well with the strattera . Just thought I would give an update to the ones...
    ... I was on Strattera for a little over two months, gradually increasing...

  10. Strattera Questions
    ... Strattera has a MUCH longer half-life than Concerta & does build...
    ... once you have treated your ADD/ADHD with stimulants, Strattera does not give you the same level of concentration ... my son it is decrease his level of Concerta and add Strattera , which has worked beautifully. He takes the Strattera...
    ... once you have treated your ADD/ADHD with stimulants, Strattera does not give you the same level of concentration ... my son it is decrease his level of Concerta and add Strattera , which has worked beautifully. He takes the Strattera ... luck!!! txmomof3[/FONT] How long did it take for Strattera take to work for your son? I am on my third week taking...

  11. Does Strattera work?
    ... Does Strattera work? Depends on who you ask. Drug reps will say ... only for a few months, but other times longer. Strattera does have a long half-life & will build up in the ... t mention side-effects is possibly a good sign. Strattera is often hailed as a "new" drug, but it was first ... Familiarize yourself w/the dangers & side effects of Strattera . Monitor your child's urine color occasionally (or...
    ... run across very many people who saw improvements on Strattera after just one week. Hopefully, your physician explained...
    ... The assumption that Strattera works for everyone is wrong. We had a terrible experience ... with our 12 year old grandchild who was placed on Strattera because it was supposed to have fewer side effectsthan ... Ritalin. After a short while on Strattera he became depressed, angry, suicidal became very thin ... on ritalin for over three years before prescribed Strattera . That last disastrous year when he was on Strattera...
    ... Wellbutrin for depression. I had to stop taking the strattera after 4 days of using it cause I started having "flu...
    ... My son has been on Strattera for about a month now and there has not been a big ... on Tuesday, hopefully this will work for him. The Strattera has not helped at ALL in school. Still has failing...
    ... different medications and none were effective and one ( strattera ) had such scary side-effects that even his pediatrician...
    ... for the side effects to disappear, my doc put me on Strattera . I'm on day two of Strattera and plan to throw out ... please not let me die and to please get the cursed Strattera meds out of me. Again, this is just day TWO of ... one 40 mg Strattera capsule per day for seven days leading to two 40 mg...
    ... Don't get discouraged. I have beenon Strattera for 4 years and the 1st few weeks are the toughest...

  12. Concerta, Focalin,& Adderral not working help
    ... was* going to recommend to you was a combination of Strattera with one of the stimulants. It worked incredibly...
    ... Well, ya try the meds ... strattera will probably be next ... & if there are side effects...

  13. Concerta for adults?
    ... to build up blood levels like has to be done with Strattera . That said, though, it isn't uncommon for it to...

  14. Tics?
    ... nice because it also helps with sleep. Alternately, Strattera can be used. Or one of the antidepressants (like...

  15. anyone take Adderal? I need feedback
    ... different medications and I've seen the best results with Strattera but it really depends on the person. Good luck with...

  16. My son has just been diagnosed with ADD
    ... m stopping it and I'm debating trying Concerta or Strattera out. Not sure which but we will see. I have a few...

  17. A diet question.....
    ... young kids, but when you've got a kid on stimulants or Strattera , one consideration is appetite & possible weight loss ... but sometimes ya just gotta get the calories in ... Strattera was a total bust for my ADHD 15 yo -- he lost 15 pounds...
    ... to picture what exactly is going on with that... Strattera is an interesting medication. Many parents and teachers...

  18. Adderall XR & Weight Loss
    ... t eat. Nothing tasted good to him. He is now on Strattera instead and takes it twice a day. He has started...
    ... t eat. Nothing tasted good to him. He is now on Strattera instead and takes it twice a day. He has started...

  19. Question about Concerta crash
    ... Maybe stimulants are not the way to go? I tried Strattera and HATED it so that isn't the way to go either. argh...

  20. anyone experience meds making things worse
    ... and addressed the issue with her. I started out with strattera at 40 mg for 1 month, then went to 60 mg. It's hard ... Every medication has it's possible side effects-- strattera , like many others have potential cons of mood changes ... differently for every person. The way my body reacted to Strattera is totally different compared to the way that other...

  21. Stimulant Use for ADD and Acid Reflux
    ... stomach problems. I was given a prescription for Strattera , but haven't tried it yet, as I'm worried about negative...

  22. Neurofeedback
    ... was diagnosed w/adhd @5. Although, he has been on strattera for almost 3 years, we are always on the lookout for...

  23. Afraid of ADD
    ... tolerance. by the way, if you're not ADD, then strattera , etc, won't work like they're supposed to. you might...

  24. New here, husband has ADD
    ... that seems to be increasing for me. Then there is Strattera , which is a non-stimulant med. I don’t know much...

  25. Adderall & Xanax
    ... Strattera was my first approach to treating ADHD. I took it...

  26. Pulling hair out, anyones child do this and why?
    ... of his head and sometimes his eye lashes. He is on strattera in am. He used to be on risperdal at night but my...

  27. How long did it take for Strattera to kick in for you and what dose are you on?
    ... I've been on Strattera 80 mg for almost a month now, and I am considering ... time, what has been everyone else's experience with Strattera kicking in? my son who was 14 at the time when he ... went on to strattera , i was told it had hardly any side affects, i can...
    ... experience with it. my 9 yr. old son has been taking strattera for 2 years now and it has really made a difference ... severe anxiety. we also had a TERRIBLE start with strattera (moody, tired, disagreeable) and discovered that it...

  28. stratera and melantonin
    ... Risperdal which must be tapered off of. Chances are, the Strattera is causing the sleep problems to start with so weaning...
    ... to replace both medications. If he didn't have the strattera in the am, he wouldn't be able to function at school ... not sure what risperdal does (and for that matter strattera ), can you explain it to me. Thank you!...
    ... to replace both medications. If he didn't have the strattera in the am, he wouldn't be able to function at school ... not sure what risperdal does (and for that matter strattera ), can you explain it to me. Thank you! It's ... many years on drug). It's not to be taken lightly. Strattera is not as bad, it's an antidepressant but not an SSRi...

  29. Is this normal..Help
    ... then you must accept the bad with the good. I think Strattera is a safer drug overall; however, I've heard alot...

  30. 9yr old with ADD, meds zonk him out
    ... capable. We have tried Aderall twice, metadate, and strattera . All make him very drugged and tired. We have tried...

  31. Considering Concerta but worried...
    ... stopped as soon as I found out how dangerous it was), Strattera (HATED it...made me sleep for basically 2 days straight...

  32. Anyone tried Omega-3s for child's ADHD?
    ... taking any other meds, but will probably begin taking Strattera next month. We took a meds sabbatical to try neuro...
    ... DS used Adderall for a while, and did a trial of Strattera , so that's my yardstick. We started the FO when...

  33. Emotional effects of Adderall?
    ... making serious warnings about how Concerta, Adderal, Strattera and Ritalin can cause death due to stress on the heart...

  34. Sooo frustrated!!! Nothing is working!!!
    ... just diagnosed in August. Since then, I've been on Strattera and Concerta. I have also tried focus exercises and...

  35. Medication Puzzle
    ... idea what the science is behind that. there is also Strattera , which is non-stimulant. Some people don't have much...
    ... immediately if they make it worse. As Sylvia said, Strattera might be a possibility for you. So might Wellbutrin...

  36. concerta, focalin, metadate ?????
    ... My 13 y o son has been taking Strattera for about 2 years now. He doesn't seem to be doing...

  37. dad makes me wait & suffer...wishing i was normal
    ... Well if you can get your Doctor to prescribe you Strattera , it is like the wonder drug, and I have tried them...
    ... scream that at his parents. I am sorry to hear that Strattera did not help, how high did they take you? it sounds...

  38. Hi!! Help this newbie!
    ... amount to try.. i also have been taking 60mg of Strattera & 40mg of Prozac (for my depression)...while i'm excited...

  39. Adderall and weight loss?
    ... helped my son keep some weight on. He is now taking Strattera instead. Good luck!...

  40. 80mg of Strattera
    ... I'm on day 7 of Strattera , now at 80mg/day also. I'm also experiencing the...
    ... When first diagnosed with ADHD, I was put on Strattera . I started with 40mg and over the course of the next ... Thats when the fuzzy pic became clear. It seems strattera is approached as a first alternative to stimulants...

  41. Any other adult ADDs that are drunks?
    ... the 2 times I did, they seemed to have no effect ( Strattera and Ritalin). BUt I definitely have ADD. I started...

  42. Iv'e had it!
    ... different people. Some just do therapy. I tried Strattera , but it didn't do anything. So I'm on Adderall...
    ... different people. Some just do therapy. I tried Strattera , but it didn't do anything. So I'm on Adderall...

  43. Ritalin worked before, but not now?
    ... since my doctor is EXTREMELY against anything except Strattera (which sucked for me btw)....
    ... since my doctor is EXTREMELY against anything except Strattera (which sucked for me btw). I'm no expert but from...

  44. ADD or stress related?
    ... having ADD and Dyslexia last December and has been on Strattera since being diagnossed, he is at 40mg per day. He...

  45. ADD mom in need of support
    ... meds, I'm thinking he might have plateaued on the Strattera . Sometimes I have can handle things well and sometimes...

  46. Strattera?
    ... two months I was on it. Here's my typical day on Strattera : 5:30am: Wake up, in a very good mood 8-9am...
    ... I think you have them confused.... Strattera takes awhile to get the full effect and Adderall is...
    ... it works on his adhd quite well. I'm on 120mg of Strattera too. I want off, it does not make me tired, but very...
    ... I was on Strattera for two weeks and it did absolutely nothing for me...
    ... I think you have them confused.... Strattera takes awhile to get the full effect and Adderall is ... regularly scheduled discussion. P.S. I have a bottle of Strattera in my drawer, but can't remember what I hated about...
    ... I've been on strattera for over a year, and I've been very happy with it ... as though I was coffee-hyper or high or something. Strattera , I've found, can make me a little drowsy, but you ... That's good for AD/HD people anyway, on drugs or not. Strattera has been the best for me because I think it helps ... about my day. So, to conclude, I've been happy with Strattera , and drowsiness from it can be countered with regular...

  47. Do kids ever grow out of ADHD?
    ... be the sweetest little angle @ times. I had her on strattera (no good) and now trying Metadate 10mg to 20mg and...

  48. OCD/ADHD mix or Anxiety/ADHD mix peoples
    ... What I took was aderall XR, 20mg. No I didn't try strattera at any lower dose than 40. Do you think that 20mg ... of strattera would even make a difference? I started taking ... the strattera 40mg again. I'm having problems with sleep again,...
    ... ruhroh, 20 mg of strattera might work. Get samples from your doc and try it. ... because I no longer needed it. Don't expect to quit Strattera anytime soon. Look at my experience in principle....

  49. ADHD/ODD Killing our family!
    ... My husband has ADHD, and of all the strattera /concerta/dexedrine-type drugs he's taken, the one ... best is seroquel. He is of course on a large dose of strattera , but until he began the seroquel, there was no living...

  50. So Frustrated
    ... grade (he's now in 6th). He is now in Adderallxr and Strattera , sometimes the meds have to be adjusted, his Strattera ... school, he's not having outbursts like he use to! The Strattera takes a bit of time to get the full effect but I can...

  51. Adult ADD
    ... the right thing to do. My doctor reccomemded I try Strattera . At the time it was a very new drug. The side effects ... decreased after that. I really thought that Strattera was this magical pill that was going to change me ... nightmares, loss of appetite(I was never hungry!). Strattera claims to be a non-stimulant but there were a few...

  52. Weight loss problems
    ... can not afford (Female 5'4" or so, 110lbs). I tried Strattera , which didn't work and made it so I couldn't eat anything...

  53. Parents being pressured to put their kids on ADD meds?
    ... need is alternatives but not stimulant alternatives. Strattera is a start...but I just have a strong feeling that...
    ... need is alternatives but not stimulant alternatives. Strattera is a start...but I just have a strong feeling that...

  54. Strattera and Tolerance
    ... stimulants, med holidays are NOT a good idea with Strattera . Strattera, unlike the stimulants, requires daily ... You don't do him any favors by taking days off from Strattera . As always, if in doubt, check with his physician...

  55. Communication
    ... and I was diagnosed about 3 yrs. ago. I am taking Strattera , 40 mg 2x daily. What seems to be the biggest problem...

  56. Why is Adderall a curse word at the Dr.?
    ... thoughts to no avail. He offered to switch me to Strattera . I simlpy said that I was not interest. Although...

  57. Where does it end???
    ... leave it. Your son is still on a very low dose of Strattera . My opinion is either give him the full dose that...

  58. ADHD Diagnostic Testing - Day 1
    ... Restlessness. We hear a lot of negative talk about Strattera . However, if hyperactivity is dominant, Strattera...

  59. Difference b/t Strattera & Ritalin??
    ... I have taken Strattera and Ritalin and found that the Strattera wasn't very...
    ... Strattera has an active pharmaceutical ingredient that is not...

  60. Does Straterra even work?
    ... Hi everyone, my doctor prescribed me to strattera recently and have not yet started it due to skepticism ... there that have had substantial positive results with Strattera ? Success stories? How does it work for concentration...
    ... also had two nights of nightsweats. I have been on Strattera for going on 5 weeks and am up to 60mg. My Psychiatrist ... up to 80mg because of the nightsweat side effect. Strattera has not helped me yet. The only other side effect...

  61. add with anxiety
    ... bad though. I talked to his pediatrician about strattera . He said his son took it for two years with ...

  62. Newly diagnosed
    ... my depression, and tells me to tell my aprn to try strattera and that he thinks I have add without hyperactivity...

  63. HOT FLASHES with Strattera
    ... with Wellbutrin, so my Psychiatrist eased me on to Strattera . So, I guess he was aware of this side effect. What ... had one night sweat and it was back at 25mg. Has Strattera worked for you yet? It hasn't helped me yet. :)...
    ... I began taking 25mg a day. Strattera DID help with moods so I decided to take it again ... flashes have greatly reduced. I have only been on Strattera for three days and it makes me very lethargic. But ... hear from other ADULTS about their experience with Strattera ....

  64. Stratera ?
    ... everyone, My 9yr old daughter has adhd and has been on Strattera for several months. She is currently on 20mg in am...

  65. strattera for kids? Side effects? Does it work?
    ... My almost 15yo has been on Strattera for almost 2 years, although we are currently weaning ... to eat lunch with and no friends until he started Strattera . It calmed him down enough to make him more socially ... that. I've seen alot of people say the same (that Strattera helps more with hyperactivity than concentration)...
    ... Hi, my son was on strattera at one point. He had difficulty with sleep but his...

  66. cylert?
    ... diagnosed with ADD about 3 months ago. The Dr. put me on strattera , I tried it for about 8 weeks and it didnt help me...

  67. Adderall for addicts?
    ... read too much into your message. The thing about Strattera is that it is not a stimulant. It works for some people...
    ... that what you're looking for? If you haven't tried Strattera , how can you knock it? Don't mean to come off as...

  68. Adderall XR
    ... also find that they make your bipolar mania worse. Strattera is a new, nonstimulant medication for ADD. Some people...

  69. If your child is Dx with ADD
    ... concerta did not agree with him. Now we are trying strattera , but very reluctant because of all the negative feedback...

  70. Medications/Side effects??
    ... far as non-stimulants go, the only drug I know of is Strattera . Although I've never taken Strattera, I've heard some ... different, but there seems to be a correlation with Strattera use & really bad sexual side effects (similar to anti...

  71. Doctor reluctant to prescribe Adderall
    ... reluctant to prescribe Adderall, but did prescribe Strattera . I am very happy. I will still take the Welbutrin ... for quitting smoking, but I'm glad for the Strattera because it is specifically for ADHD, where as Wellbutrin ... and just wanted me to quit smoking. Hopefully the Strattera will make a difference....
    ... board are slow and I just saw your post now. I tried strattera and while it helped it didn't do the whole trick because ... after the adderall which I take also wore off the strattera didn't help my concentration with some things such...
    ... call me Jay. Now, after I posted yesterday about the Strattera , I read an awful lot of bad things about the side ... best ways to treat ADHD. I will stick it out with the Strattera , however. If I start to notice any of these side effects...
    ... personality, and not symptoms of ADHD. Now, I've read that Strattera is supposed to take a week before you feel any difference ... this mellow all the time. Plus, I'm confused because Strattera is supposed to take a week or so to kick in, and I ... forst dose. Has anyone had similiar feelings while on Strattera ?...
    ... management learning curve. From what I’ve read Strattera does not work for everyone especially for those with...
    ... know what you're going through. Well, it's day 2 of Strattera and I'm already getting most of the side effects that ... question now is if it is okay to drink extra coffee on Strattera . If I don't, I'm gonna pass out. I already drink too...
    ... Adderall you do not have to build up a tolerance like Strattera - you feel the affects right away. His grades greatly ... covers the cost and your doctor has prescribed you Strattera , that means that he believes you have ADD. There is ... done research on. If the doctor monitors you with Strattera , he'll monitor you just as well with Adderall. Sometimes ... bad - lol). If you are not having good results with Strattera , and I would think being that sleepy could cause big...
    ... attacks. It may very well also INCREASE your rage. Strattera , on the other hand, tends to have some anti-depressant ... symptoms. There is some risk with both stimulants and Strattera that they may increase your heart rate and blood pressure...
    ... second visit to the doctor in which he prescribed Strattera , I'm very happy. I haven't been insisting on Adderall ... That is why I went back to see my other doctor. If Strattera ends up working, I would be ecstatic. I would actually...
    ... trouble than you are worth to your doctor. He knows Strattera is a poor excuse for an ADHD med but his backend is...

  72. help for my son on Ritalin la 30mg
    ... common with stimulants. Then they tried a low dose of Strattera and that was fine for awhile but then he got severely...

  73. Adult ADD/Stratera
    ... laid back . But I am totally ADD. If your doc thinks Strattera is right,go for it. Strattera has definately helped...

  74. weepy boy on concerta? any one else expierience?
    ... we went to the Doc and they thought we should try Strattera . we'll see. Thanks again for the feed back....

  75. Adult "drug free" days?
    ... SSRI class and even a worse idea with Wellbutrin and Strattera . A regular SSRI schedule is necessary to maintain...


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