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Taken off Meds and no current support

SteveKC Community member Posts: 11 Connected
I was diagnosed with Adult ADHD in November/ December 2021. After the psychiatrist initiated titrating on Methylphenidate Hydrochloride XL for 4 months which appeared to provide more focus, but when on 30 mg my BP began to raise so I was titrated on the non-XL version of the same until the dose was 25 mg. However my GP intervened when my BP heightened to a level she thought problematic. The medication and psychiatric support ceased in November 2022. 
My BP continued to be high until April/ May 2023 indicating that my ADHD med was not the culprit. My BP med dose was increased and my GP referred me back to the ADHD unit in May. I wrote to the unit 3 weeks ago (my psychiatric support had said I could way back in January) but the unit hasn't responded to me. I intend to contact my GP to establish the likely delay, 'though I expect the unit is under pressure. 

Sadly my focus has been badly affected for 7 or 8 months now and continues to be so...


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