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Penny Williams
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Many people take both an ADHD medication and an antidepressant to treat both ADHD and either depression or anxiety (or all 3). Of course, this is something you should discuss with the prescribing doctors, especially any fears you have about taking the medication.

Here’s a great article on what you need to know when your child takes multiple medications:

Multiple Medications for Your Child: What You Need to Know

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