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over the counter treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in 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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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. April Hartman
25 years experience in Pediatrics
ADHD treatment: ADHD is usually treated with stimulants like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or concerta. It depends on the age of the child and ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
ADHD: Great Plains Laboratory in Kansas has specialized lab tests for ADHD and other information. Peace and good health.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Many medicines: Many medicines can be used to control attention deficit and hyperactivity-impulsivity, including stimulants (methylphenidate, amphetamines) and non-st ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Salvador Badillo
Specializes in Pediatrics
Multiple reasons: There are multiple reason from affected areas of the brain to problems with neurotransmitter levels that is the reason treatments vary from patients t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children include:: Behavior modification, Behavior therapy, Psychotherapy.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Many: Adhd has been heavily studied for many years. A variety of medications, stimulants and non-stimulants, are established as safe and effective, and the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience in Psychiatry
NO CURE: No cure but can be treated and managed with medications and therapy like behavior modification. Many diseases cannot be cured which would mean that it ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in 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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