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Penny Williams
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Vyvanse is certainly not the only ADHD medication. If the side effects are troublesome and impeding life, it’s probably time to try a different ADHD medication.

There are two types of stimulants for ADHD: amphetamine (Vyvanse, Adderall…) and methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta…). The majority of individuals do well on one or the other, but not both. This article provides lots of details on this:

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

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