ADHD Child Won't Swallow Pills? 15+ Solutions from Real Parents

Parents of ADHD children share strategies to help the medicine go down — including disguising pills, masking unpleasant flavors of medications, and practicing swallowing techniques.

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Alternatives to Swallowing Pills

"Instead of taking pills, my stepson uses the Daytrana patch. It is a patch that sticks to his hip. This way, there are no pills to swallow. There are side effects, so check with your doctor." -prisg

"My son chews his Ritalin. Always has." -loneprincess76

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TAGS: ADHD Medication and Children, Ritalin, Adderall, Daytrana, Teens and Tweens with ADHD, Vyvanse

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