It can take a few weeks for the initial side effects to pass; in some cases these side effects remain, in which case a different medication may be suggested.
Please take your concerns with as much detail as possible regarding times of increased moodiness etc. to your prescribing practitioner. If s/he does not have very much experience with ADHD it may be worthwhile asking for a referral.
To assist with weight gain, you can give him a nutritional supplement such as Ensure; your pharmacist will be able to inform you of the various supplements on the market for children and which ones will help your little one put on weight.
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