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Penny Williams

There are people who experience this consistent failure of medications. Could be metabolism or genetics, or both. Sometimes it’s a separate biological issue, like a food intolerance.

Sometimes you have to try several medications to find one that is effective for you:

Rule #2: Don’t Expect the First ADHD Medication to Work

Here’s a primer on ADHD medication to help you know what medication options are out there:

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

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