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Penny Williams
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Intuniv (guanfacine) is frequently prescribed with stimulants for this reason and to ease behavior a bit when stimulants aren’t in the system.

Intuniv: Answers to Your ADHD Medication Questions

There is a “major” interaction warning between Wellbutrin and stimulants, so you have to use extreme caution there. I know some doctors prescribe them together, but I’d leave that as a last resort, personally.

There’s a moderate interaction warning between Concerta and Strattera. There have been some parents on this forum whose kids have taken this combination successfully.

Here’s more on how to lessen rebound:

When Meds Go Bad: After-School Rebound Strategies

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