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My son was diagnosed with ADD at age 4. He is now 40. During childhood he had learning disabilities also. Ritalin helped for a time then he was placed on Tophrinil (spelling is likely wrong) but that quit working when he was about 20 and since then he's relied on his coping skills he learned and done OK while he was living alone however he recently married. The wedding was rushed ahead by a year and a half due to her Father being diagnosed with a terminal illness. The two of them moved in with her parents to be of help and also so she might finish her schooling. Since they moved in I see my son having dificulty coping with the major changes in his life. They don't have the money or the insurance for him to go to a psychiatrist for medical evaluation but I believe he would benefit from medication again. Our family DR might be willing to prescribe something but we have no idea what might be the best medicine for this disorder today. (I have discussed this with him and he said he tried going back on the Ritalin and it didn't help.) Do you have suggestions as to what medicines are being prescribed for this problem now. Thank you.