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TalksAlot

764d

Hi there- I've never been medicated for ADHD and as an adult I'm realizing it might be extremely beneficial for not only my relationship but for my job. Do any of you have stories about medications that have/havent worked for you? im excited to get started but don't know quite where to start.. ya know, being neurodivergent and all.

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    • BriTaylor

      760d

      I’m currently in this boat as well. I’ve had adhd my whole life, and took medicine as a kid but stopped when I was a teen. I was recently diagnosed with pseudo tumor cerebri so I have to watch what medicine I take, and my doctor hasn’t given me anything for my adhd just yet.

    • BriTaylor

      760d

      I’m currently in this boat as well. I’ve had adhd my whole life, and took medicine as a kid but stopped when I was a teen. I was recently diagnosed with pseudo tumor cerebri so I have to watch what medicine I take, and my doctor hasn’t given me anything for my adhd just yet.

    • Jv

      764d

      Adderall makes me really sick when I used to take it, so I started using focalin which helped a lot

    • bwaads

      764d

      Finding the right medication personally took some trial and error, adjusting doses or switching meds. I started on Adderall IR and experienced some rough side effects, but communication with my doctor lead me to find the right dosing and medication for me. I’m on Adzenys XR and personally find it very helpful. Medication has certainly been the most effective treatment method, but it was a long process of educating myself on side effects and management (thank god for hyper-focus). Just try your best to be communicative with your doctor (which I found to be much easier once I was medicated), and be open to the trial and error. I hope it works out for you if you decide to medicate!

    • Ninothesloth

      764d

      Adderall helps me a lot. Helped me with school, work, self care, and my relationship with family and friends. The only thing is it makes my heart rate pretty high, so I take a small dose. I’m planning to switch to vyvanse when I can afford it.

    • PinkPantalones

      764d

      I take Adderall as well and I can’t tell you how much of a difference it makes. It just kinda slows my brain down and I’m able to focus on one thing at a time. It also helps my motivation as well.

    • chronicflowers

      764d

      Feel that! Medication makes me a functional human being - it’s a wild difference people now ask me how I’m so good at time management and it’s all the Adderal. I tried working full time without it and drowned but with it I’m actually enjoying work (as much as one can lol) and it’s because I’m able to focus and have a perception of time

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