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What medicines are used for add

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meghna Joshi
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Stimulants and nonst: stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin nonstimulants such as Intuniv, Kapvay and Strattera and Occasionally other medicines such as Wellbutrin (bupro... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Child Psychiatry 44 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): This is a brand name of a commonly prescribed anti-add med. It also comes in an extended release form called adderall-xr.
Dr. William Holmes
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) - ADHD: Yes, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a brand name of a medication that is used for adhd.
Dr. Brian Writer
Psychiatry 16 years experience
Yes: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an approved medication treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd). It is a ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
Pediatrics 48 years experience
ADHD?: Do you mean medication for the attention deficit type of adhd? If so there is not one best medication or dose of medication. The class of medication... Read More
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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The one that works : I have a preference for vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). It has a smooth curve and can taken once a day. I do prescribe all of them, and unfortunately it o... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry 19 years experience
ADHD/ADD: First step is to make sure a qualified professional has made the correct diagnosis; many disorders can involve inattention or concentration problems o... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Have it evaluated: The treatments available for this disorder are often schedule 2 controlled drugs that require prescription and are monitored by state and federal auth... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John O'Malley
Child Psychiatry 54 years experience
Steps to take: First you will need to see your family doctor and share your symptoms. He/she can give you a screening questionnaire that will help. If score positi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
When all are ready: Any person who takes a stimulant will focus better. If a family has tried environmental and structural interventions and identified that no other chan... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Maybe: Possible explanations: incorrect medication or dosage; other co-morbidity-issue insensitive to medication therapy. Always have close follow up with yo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Since : Since the person in question is under the age of 18, it is up to his parent or guardian to take action. The first thing would be to talk to him and as... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Possibly: Like many things the answer is situational.1st, the diagnosis has to be properly made.Then a plan has to be generated on how to deal with the problem ... Read More

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