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    sdeshone posted:
    my teenager 17 has adhd what is the best med for help
    momuv4girls responded:
    Medications are individual - - what works great for one, may not work for another, its trial and error.

    I would defer you to his (her) Dr. for guidance and support.

    Take care,
    vchatman1989 replied to momuv4girls's response:
    I strongly believe that you can ask a psychiatrist about modifying the medication to see if it works properly. From working with children in a group home previously, the psychiatrist had to try various medications. Sometimes they have to keep changing medication until they find the one medication that works successfully.

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