Parents of ADHD Children
4 days on Adderall
My daughter was recently diagnosed with ADHD (mixed) with anxiety. We had her tested because we knew something was different and we wanted to help her. This is hard, not knowing if what you do is the best thing for your little one (she is 8). We tried Adderall last week and she was so wired, in actions, in her face…just high, it seemed. She seemed to think longer to get something out and when she would write something it had so much eraser marks from her trying to correct it. Her laugh was missing. I called the pediatrician told her what I was seeing and she said to stop it over the weekend if I wanted, I stopped all together. We go back to her pediatrician on Monday. I’m not sure what to do next, I’m debating any drugs. She does fine in school, its not so good at home at times, not all of the time. It has been a good week, I think it could be how I’m learning how to parent her with the ADHD. She has a hard time keeping friends around, she has to be in charge with all their moves and they can NOT touch anything. Would love to hear from you
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