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Almost all children have times when their attention or behavior veers out of control. However, for some children, these types of behaviors are more than an occasional problem. Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have behavior problems that are so frequent and severe that they interfere with their ability to function adequately on a daily basis.

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Behavioral Side Effects of ADHD Medication

Some children experience a kind of behavioral rebound effect after taking medicine for ADHD—most often in the early days of medication use as they are adjusting to the medication.