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2weelz
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Hi,
You are not alone. I have tried six or so meds. None of them have helped, all of them have had adverse effects. Ned Hallowell always says that medications don’t help about 20% of people living with ADHD. You have tried most of them, so you may be among those.

If you have access to someone who knows how to apply CBT to ADHD, why not take advantage of it? I wish I could, but I can’t find anyone like that. And if someday they come out with something new that does help, you’ll have skills that will make the new treatment even more effective.