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Penny Williams
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It is true that stimulant ADHD medications can increase anxiety in some patients (and OCD is a form of anxiety). However, that’s not true for every instance. Also, there are non-stimulant medications for ADHD that can be tried: Intuniv, Kapvay, Strattera…

https://www.additudemag.com/category/explore-adhd-treatments/medications/nonstimulant-medications/

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