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Jac64
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I’m actually wondering how this turned out. I have a teenager who also has ADHD and OCD plus other anxiety disorders. Both Adderalll and Vyvanse really helped her improve her ability to do school work and focus but they caused her to hyperfocus on some things and perhaps exacerbate some OCD behaviours. They also made her more aware of sensory input and she has sensory issues (i.e. irritating background sounds seemed louder and lights seemed brighter on the meds) She stopped these medications but now won’t try any other medications because it made her too wary of side effects. I realize everyone is different and unique in their conditions and responses to medications, but I’m just wondering what combination of meds, if any were helpful. thanks