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I am struggling again now and I miss those few days when I was so productive...

As Ive been sick for awhile, the doctor put me on Prednisone last month and that seemed to be what made me think more clearly. I started at 3 per day for 5 days, then 2 for 5 days, etc and then she added Dapsone this week. Both are steroids that are helping my immune system, but I have noticed that as soon as I came off the high dose of Prednisone, my ADD got progressively worse. I havent gotten anything done for school or work since.


Does anyone have any experience with something like this?


Also, does anyone have any thoughts about interactions with other drugs, foods, etc. that may make your ADD meds less effective?

Tags: Drugs, Interaction

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That is fascinating!!  I guess there is probably multiple causes of ADD.  I'm trying to imagine how a steroid would increase neural activity for better focus.

Personally, I've tried Wellbutrin (had one fantastic day) and Strattera, neither with much luck.

I'm pretty sure sugar fogs my brain up.  the problem is that when I feel foggy, I'm looking for something to pick me up and usually I reach for a candy bar.


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