Negative side effects, and Guanfacine the non stimulant took the edge off tantrums/lashing out. Having a great teacher and administrator is SO key to treating our child appropriately. Keep the communication up. I remind myself and others that parts of the brain are delayed for now, but will catch up. There is a dysregulation if chemicals in the brain, so the things that motivate most people literally aren’t enough for those with ADHD.