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attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults medication

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
In general yes: First you must see your doctor for help. There are several medications that can help but all require a prescription. Consider also eliminating dairy a ... Read More
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Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Really depends: There are 2 broad classes of meds for adhd--stimulants and nonstimulants. There are 2 types of stimulants, and each has a number of different formula ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
ADD vs ADHD: Adhd is rare in adults. Add is the same thing without the hyperactivity part. In nearly all cases this develops by teens or before. In some cases it m ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Adult ADHD: Symptoms similar to youngsters with adhd (inattention, impulsivity, over activity) except that effects are on work & social situations, instead of sch ... Read More
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Dr. Seth Kunen
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Similar & different : Children with adhd often exhibit inattentiveness, impulsivity, and/or hyperactivity. Adults are less likely to exhibit hyperactivity and impulsivity.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
No: Although seem people use caffeine (as pills or in food or drink), no over-the-counter medications have been shown to be effective for treating adhd. ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Seck
16 years experience Pediatrics
None proven: No over the counter medication or supplement has ever been proven consistently helpful treating adhd.
Dr. Andres R Villar
39 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.....NO!: There are several "natural" otc compounds that claim helping with symptoms of adhd.None of them have shown any true evidence of actually helping, and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Possibly: Many conditions may mimic adhd. Discuss with your pediatrician. Sleep disorders may respond to melatonin, dietary issues may respond to otc medicati ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
It depends on the : Person. Each human being is truly an individual!
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children include:: Behavior modification, Behavior therapy, Psychotherapy.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Real biological : Adhd persists into adulthood 65% of the time. Hundreds of studies have proven it to be a neurobiological disorder with a genetic and neurotoxic basis ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Complicated: Adhd is diagnosed in the us much more than in any other developed country, and the use of medications for it are even more disproportionate. Some ar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Not sure about the ?: I am not sure you asked the question as intended as you inquired how adhd is different from adhd. You correctly identified that there appears to be an ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
ADHD: Please refer to my answer above for details.

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