My 7yr old son was just diagnosed with adhd. Few ppl thou he had it, mainly the school, we didnt think he did, but as time went on we noticed it. He has received alot of help since he was 3 yrs old, all types of therapy to help from speech, writing, reading, etc.
I decided to get him tested for it, and turned out he did.
We decided to try out the medication after a long discussion, we didn't want to but since he has gone thru a lot of the help that's available that could help him improve without meds and hasn't helped too much, he is very and is struggling a lot in school, so we had to go with the meds.
I am a bit afraid thou, i heard alot of negative and some positive of the meds from some friends. Mostly negatives is from who dont really have kids with adhd but based on what they have seeing or heard.
So, I am wondering, if anyone is familiar with this, has a child with adhd and their kids are in meds, what its to be expected from it? does it really help?
He is going to be in adderal starting with lowest dose, 5 mg.
He will be starting it on Friday.
I appreciate the tips!
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