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Penny Williams
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You should only increase the medication if and when needed. While your side effects sound like it’s possibly too high a dose or the wrong medication for you, symptoms of ADHD can get worse on too low of a dose too. You need to discuss everything you shared here with your prescribing doctor.

Here’s a primer to help you understand ADHD meds as well:

A Patient’s Primer on the Stimulant Medications Used to Treat ADHD

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism