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Intuniv - Does this medication cause weight gain or a change in eating habits?

Posted 24 Mar 2011 by SheilaM99 1 answer

My twelve year old son was on Intuniv for the last two months and he gained five pounds. He is not heavy, but not thin either. He has Tourettes, OCD, and ADHD and we are attempting to treat his attention and mood problems which create the most trouble for him. His doctor just prescribed Kapvay and ...

My 9 yr olds dr just switched him from clonidine to kapvay, and he won't go to sleep now???

Posted 13 Jul 2013 by Brittanybyrd 4 answers

My 9 year old has been on clonidine for 5 years to help him sleep. 3 days ago, his dr replaced his clonidine with kapvay .1mg and now he has been staying awake until about 5 a.m. Is this normal? Can I give him his clonidine with the kapvay? Should I ask to take him off of the kapvay? Please help!

When does the sleepiness & mood swings of Kapvay go away?

Posted 12 Jan 2012 by vaneycke 2 answers

My 6 yr old son just started Kapvay 8 days ago. The first week, he took .1mg at bed time only. We just added the .1mg to the morning and he took a nap this afternoon because he couldn't stay awake. He was falling asleep again before his bed time. When does this go away? Also, what about the ...

Does kapvay help ocd and anxiety?

Posted 27 Jan 2012 by ttss 2 answers

my daughter has autism and suffers from ocd and anxiety, will kapvay help with that

My 11 year old son takes Clonidine 0.2 at night and now he has KAPVAY ER 0.1 can he take both ?

Posted 12 Jun 2013 by jljenkins12087 3 answers

My 11 year old son was recently diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder, so he has KAPVAY for his the ADHD part, he takes Clonidine for his trouble sleeping and now he is taking TRILEPTAL too.

Our daughter, Sarah, takes Focalin 20mg and 1mg tenex. She still seems fidgety and unfocused. We?

Posted 2 Feb 2011 by rrrandsranch 2 answers

... would love to not have to give Sarah a stimulant... she is petite anyway!! What are the results when taking just the Kapvay without a stimulant medication

Any updates on children who started Kapvay in February and March?

Posted 22 Apr 2011 by lovemj 1 answer

Most reviews were positive. How is medication working now? We started our almost eight year old who has mild Asperger's with ADHD on 0.1 last week in conjunction with 20 mg. of Daytrana. Don't see any significant difference yet but will begin 0.1 twice a day today. The initial dose ...

Kapvay and sleeping problems?

Posted 17 Nov 2011 by lsimonian 1 answer

My 9 year old son was diagnosed with ADHD. He has excessive eye blinking so the Dr. prescribed Kapvay saying that would help with his tick. He started on .1 at night for one week, then we moved to .2, .1 in the morning and .1 in the evening. He started waking up every night with nightmares and had ...

Does Kapvay cause severe tantrums?

Posted 12 Aug 2012 by hydromommy 2 answers

my 5 yr old son has hydrocephalus, epilepsy, autism, and adhd. lately he has been having severe tantrums and hits himself on his knees or hits his head on the floor or whatever is close to him. does anyone else have this type of problem? please help

Kapvay - Adding Kaypav?

Posted 3 Feb 2013 by marathonmom 1 answer

My son is 6. He was diagnoses with ADHD two years ago. We have since been on 8 meds. stimulant and non stimulant. Recently we went through extensive testing and discovered he has a learning disability, generalized anxiety disorder and a possible auditory processing disorder. He showed to be above ...

My 6 yr. began taking kapvay 0.1mg 4 weeks ago. 1st week had to just deal with the sleepiness but w?

Posted 13 Jun 2015 by Angie816 2 answers

Second and third week he was great, teacher was very happy said he is now focused and paying attention no running around and touching everything. Now week four, seems like he has become immune or resistant, he is back to his regular over active impulsive nonstop talking self. Teacher says it looks ...

Kapvay - how long does the tiredness last?

Posted 24 Jun 2011 by ARGinsburg 1 answer

My son is aproaching 1 week on this drug- he is definitely sleepy- but his MD said that goes away after a week. Is he going to be more tired when he starts 2x a day? how long before the tiredness wears off?

Kapvay - not sure what to do?

Posted 25 Jan 2012 by mommy102176 1 answer

My son has been on Focalinxr and the focalin 5mg in the afternoon for over a year. He is good during the day, however the highs and lows were and are destroying our family. Every evening late and mornings until the stimulant kicks in is a nightmare, very wild. I don't think he is able to sleep ...

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