I am Heidi and new to this board.
I posted the message on here about my son over a year ago and things have not changed too much.
When my kids were younger, they were VERY hard to get medication into.
You have to be the "pill Police" and I know it is hard - but you have
Many kids don't like to take their medication.
Heidi my son is 11 and he has been on concerta for 4 weeks he is really unhappy aswell that he has to take medication but is still taking it anyway but i am sure there willl com a day when he will refuse it and this is a big worry for me how has it worked out for you
A child may HAVE ADHD, but it is not what they ARE. Never tell a child they ARE ADHD.
My daughter has been on Focalin XR for 3 yrs now.
If he refuses to take it for you, but takes it for someone else just fine then he is playing you. It is a Power struggle, and one you have to win.
I would take away privileges if he doesn't take it, or makes himself vomit( they CAN vomit at will, DD was a pro). For example, "If you take your meds nicely then after school you can