Should a 14 year old boy who has Type 1 Diabetes be given Zoloft. The doctor wants to give him Zoloft to treat his A.D.H.D and O.D.D.( NOT DEPRESSION)? I don't want him taking this drug or any other kind of drugs without trying to find an alternative. Like something Holistic , Natural or Behavioral Modification. Because of his age and the issues he has with Diabetes,A.D.H.D, O.D.D. AND SOME ANGER AND BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS. I'm afraid that this might harm him in some way. My son already takes insulin 3x a day. And he hates doing this. Because of some problems he has been having in school(walking around in the halls ,never going to class and being very mischevious). The court ordered that he get therapy and medication. I forgot to mention that he has a learning disability too. His brain and other organs are'nt even developed yet.
I have a 16 year old diabetic she has had it for 7 years, and had been on zoloft for about a year it really seemed to help with the adhd, ocd and depression she also has other problems. but we have never had problems with it affecting her glucose and she tells me it helps in a lot of ways like focusing in class and getting throught the school day without having hyper attacks if you know what I mean
my 12 year old is so depressed and angry suicidal statements. he just started zoloft. You ae giving me hope. he is on lamictal for seizures and all the adhd drugs give him a neck tic..he is a smart kid but this neck tic and his weight gain due to painful joints he cant exercise well. The boys wouldnt let him sit with them at lunch he had to eat alone he is overly nice at school and doesnt get how to deal w teasing. he comes home and takes it out on me. i am frightened he will hurt himself if that zoloft doesnt go up in dosage fast enough.I cant tell anyone but the doctor for anger management and it breaks me up inside hearing other parents talk about their loving wonderful kids and I smile and nod just praying he will get to school in the morning and without hurting me. Help better come fast for him to make it. epilepsy, painful hyper mobile joints neck tic that hurts and is constant adhd stimulants while they allow him to concentrate the are making him rageful.
what 12 yr old deals with all this like an old man he gets out of bed he walks so slow because it is a big effort. inside there is a smart caring loving creative sensitive boy. thanks for the hopeful zoloft news i am waiting with optomism this will get better not worse.
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