new here with questions

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Registered: 03-27-2003
new here with questions
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Sun, 12-27-2009 - 7:57pm
I am new to this board. my 7yo dd just got diag with adhd. she gets 5 mg of adderall 2x a day. the first 2 days she has taken it she has had migrains to the point of crying. is this normal? what should I do? thanks Tonya
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Registered: 06-10-2007
Sun, 12-27-2009 - 11:09pm

HI, and welcome


A child may HAVE ADHD, but it is not what they ARE. Never tell a child they ARE ADHD.

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Registered: 04-19-2007
Mon, 12-28-2009 - 10:13am

That's a really tiny dose.

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Registered: 04-29-2003
Mon, 12-28-2009 - 2:47pm
My daughter also got headaches when she first started taking Adderall but they went away after a few days.
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Registered: 03-27-2003
Mon, 12-28-2009 - 3:05pm

thanks guys.