Parents of ADHD Children
Daytrana Patch Users....
We are having trouble finding a stimulant medication that we can administer in a high enough dose to address my 8yo daughter’s ADHD symptoms without increasing agitation and irritability. We’ve tried Vyvanse and Focalin (one from each group of stimulants) and she can tolerate very low doses, but they are not addressing the symptoms. When we raise the dose she becomes unbearably agitated, irritable, and aggressive (not just during rebound time).
So we are wondering about the patch. I’ve read that is is absorbed differently…does that mean it is metabolized differently? Ever heard of cases in which oral stimulant meds did not help, but the patch was different?
Patch users, please share your stories.
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