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I am on 30 mg of VyVanse right now and have tried 5 meds now for ADHD. I get a small benefit from VyVanse (maybe 4-6 hours I would say) of "benefit" and then I feel like I start to crash after that with issues like fatigue, irritability, and anxiety. I get a "rebound" of ADHD and all my symptoms come back. I have a really hard time getting my homework done for college as I am always walking around doing random things I feel I have no control over doing like pacing around my room or getting distracted (which happens so frequently I feel like breaking down and crying). I am so depressed from this I feel almost crazy in a sense that I have no control over what I am able to get done for my classes that I almost do not want to even try anymore. I am about as hyperactive as one can possibly be and it's complete and utter hell. I see my doctor again Thursday but this tinkering around with medicines is only making me wait longer and I really just want to know if these things are going to help me or not. VyVanse has been my favorite by far but the only other one(s) I liked was Ritalin primarily and Concerta to a lesser extent. Adderall and Straterra have been horrid for me. Is there a way I can get help for ADHD outside of medicine and counseling while I'm waiting for my doctor and I to sort things out?
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replied November 29th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Apart from medications, psychotherapy sessions, cognitive behavioural therapies and behavioural classes and environmental therapies are needed. Good psychotherapist, supportive care and compliance to medications will help. use of non stimulants meds along with these will be of help too.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan
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