Very rarely in some kids, stimulant medications for ADHD, such as Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall (amphetamine), can cause tics, and we’re not talking about those pesky arachnids that love to suck your blood. In this case, we mean that children can start making sudden, repetitive motions or sounds. Luckily, lowering the dose usually helps.
- Q How does a child and adolescent psychiatrist help young people with ADHD?
- Q How can a diagnosis of ADHD affect my child's self-esteem?
- Q How can I teach my child with ADHD to accept imperfections?
- Q How can an ADHD diagnosis cause problems in a child?
- Q Do young people with ADHD have anxiety disorders?
- Q Why should I develop my emotional intelligence if my child has ADHD?