Parents of ADHD Children
Hoping to regain some sanity...
Hi, I am new to this group and hoping for some advice. My son, almost 7 now, was diagnosed with ADHD about a year and a half ago. His psychiatrist started him on Focalin XR and the dosage has more than tripled since he has been on it. He has always been a energetic boy, but his personality has turned pretty violent. His school has been EXTREMELY helpful and accomedating but they have recently sent him to an alternative school because they didn’t have the approriate staff to keep him or the other children safe. The psychiatrist now wants to add an antipsychotic to his medication regimen. He has not put any weight on since starting these meds. I recently took him to a homeopathic peditritian and she changed his meds to intuniv and quillavant. Is there any thing else I can do? His diet is also pretty natural and non processed along with weekly behavior therapy. I’m terrified if this isn’t under control soon his will end up in serious trouble the older he gets.
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