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How do you get a 6-year-old with ADHD and ODD take his Strattera 60 mg capsule when he is defiant about it?

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Juanita I would suggest that maybe you can give your child vitamins with his medicine. My 5 year old son takes a Sesame Street vitamin with his Adderall in the morning. It acts as a reward to him. They are very tasty to him as well.It got easier with us after we started using the vitamins. So maybe you can take a Cartoon Character that he/she obsesses about and get them in a vitamin

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No Strattera is a stimulant free medication used to treat adults with ADHD.

No Strattera often makes people tired. I have tryed this medication before(in the 40mg doseing) and i was very tired i also do not have adhd.

It increases the neurotransmitter norepinephrine.

As far as my experience, no, but it has worked on others. Also if your question was "Does Strattera work for ADD and ADHD?", then yes, because they are, in my opinion, the same thing.

No medication is effective for dyslexia. Strattera can should only be used for ADD or ADHD.

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No. Why would you even want to, since Strattera is not a stimulant like other ADHD drugs? It won't give you a high.

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I know that there are others, but I take Strattera, and it works wonders for me.

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yes, it can trigger bipolar symptoms, as can anti-depressants and other ADHD meds. - especially if u are not on a mood stabilizer


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