Parents of ADHD Children
Vyvanse & Abilify
I have a 10yr old adopted son. He was on a bevy of medications prior to being placed with me. Eventually he was weaned off of the majority and then placed on Adderall, Sertroline, and Clonodine. His temper tantrums continued, defiance diminished, lying continued, impulse control (lack thereof) continued. Of course we are in weekly therapy for coping skills, etc. Met with a doctor who has weaned him off of the 3 above meds and is now on Vyvanse & Abilify. He is turning into a child who has more “good” days than bad days. His temper trantrums no longer last over 1 1/2 hours, more like 30 minutes; his managing of impulse control is getting a bit better; lying remains persistent (and drives me nuts!..because he admits - much later of course - he was lying); defiance is perhaps “normal” for a 10year old (? whatever that means?). Curious to know if others have experience with Vyvanse/Abilify combination.
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