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Straterra or Concerta for ADHD??

My son is 8.5 and has been on Concerta for about 2 years now. He seems to be doing better in school but I have to say I am at my wits ends. Since Concerta takes an hour or so to work, mornings are a nightmare. He is just so hyper. Every morning I dread waking up and dealing with getting him ready for school and me ready for work. We have a large family and it's hard enough simply because of that, but add a very hyper child, and it's even worse. Then by the time he gets home from school, the meds seem to be wearing off and evenings are...

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Medication for ADHD

My husband and I have recently obtained gaurdianship of our three grandchildren. My oldest is 8 years old and the doctor has decided that he would benefit from medication for ADHD. The medication that they have prescribed is Adderall. I have been doing some research on the internet but would like some feedback from parents or grandparents who have any experience with this subject. Thank you.


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