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33 yo adult male with currently untreated adhd due to lapses in insurance, previously on adderall for years. saw a psych pa who wants to start with strattera, however i'm concerned due to having a "coarse liver with fatter infiltrates."

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Legitimate concern: Given your underlying condition, i.e., fatty liver, Adderall (dextroamphetamine) or methylphenidate would be preferable to atomoxetin which has a potential to cause severe liver damage.

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Last updated Oct 29, 2020

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