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Is adderrall the most effective drug to treat adult inattentive ADHD ?

Is  adderrall the most effective drug to treat adult inattentive ADHD ?

No, but it works: Two classes of stimulants are used to treat adhd--methylphenidate and amphetamine. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is one type of amphetamine. Both classess of stimulants have similar benefits, response rates, and side effects; but, individual responses differe markedly, so finding the type and form that works best for you can take some close work with an experienced physician. ...Read more

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Bedwetting (Definition)

Children that urinate involuntarily during the nighttime have bedwetting, this is something that 15% of children >5yo can still do. By 10yo 95% of children are dry at night. Less than 1% ...Read more


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Which medication is used to treat pinworm?

Which medication is used to treat pinworm?

Pin-X: Over the counter medication that should adequately treat pinworms. Just be sure to follow the instructions and repeat the dose in 10-14 days. ...Read more

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Is clonidine good medication to treat tics and adhd?

Is clonidine good medication to treat tics and adhd?

For Tics Primarily: Clonidine is , in fact , a proven agent to control tics. Side effect potential needs to be monitered.It is the the best mediaction to control symptoms of add/adhd however. And it should be a last resort. ...Read more

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Which type of medication is used to treat narcolepsy?

Which type of medication is used to treat narcolepsy?

Variety: We usually prescribe wake promoting against such as mode finial and armodafinil, stimulants such as ritalin (methylphenidate). Recently, new developments allow us to improve the sleep of narcolepsy patients by using gammahydroxybutyrate at night. ...Read more

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Can clonazepam be used to treat insomnia due to ADHD stimulant medications?

Can clonazepam be used to treat insomnia due to ADHD stimulant medications?

Not the best idea: Clonazapam can be habit forming and addictive. It's in a class of medications called sedative-hypnotics or downers. Stimulant medications can be considered uppers. So you take an upper in the morning and a downer at night? It doesn't seem wise, right. One can build up a tolerance to clonazapam, and over time, require higher and higher doses, leading to other problems like memory loss. Avoid it. ...Read more

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What is used to treat Orthostatic Hypotension at its mildest condition? Is prednisone used to treat it commonly ?

What is used to treat Orthostatic Hypotension at its mildest condition? Is prednisone used to treat it commonly ?

Orthostatic Hypotension: The condition needs careful diagnosis and a mechanistic review of possible causes. Treatment depends on the cause and can include specialized medicines such as Northera .Prednisone would be a bad choice. ...Read more

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Is d-amphetamine used for adhd?

Yup: That's Dextroamphetamine (dexedrine, dextrostat, major ingredient in adderall). Very effective for decades in treating adhd successfully without significant ill effects when properly used and monitored. ...Read more

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What is the recommended adult dose of elixophyllin, (theophylline) a drug used to treat asthma?

What is the recommended adult dose of elixophyllin, (theophylline) a drug used to treat asthma?

Not a simple answer: dosing of elixophyllin (theophylline) is determined by your age, weight, severity of condition and other factors. To answer this question, these factors must be evaluated. Good Luck ...Read more

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Can adderol be used to treat depression?

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Can adderol be used to treat depression?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an amphetamine type stimulant used for attention deficit & excess daytime sleepiness due to sleep disorders. It is not advisable to use it to treat depression due to short half life, side-effects & dependency. ...Read more

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What is serroquel used to treat?

What is serroquel used to treat?

Seroquel (quetiapine): Seroquel (quetiapine) xr is a once-daily tablet approved in adults for (1) add-on treatment to an antidepressant for patients with major depressive disorder (mdd) who did not have an adequate response to antidepressant therapy; (2) acute depressive episodes in bipolar disorder; (3) acute manic or mixed episodes in bipolar disorder alone or with lithium or divalproex; (4) long-term treatment of bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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How common is it to misprescribe tofranil (imipramine)?

How common is it to misprescribe tofranil (imipramine)?

Difficult to know: Tofranil, also known as imipramine, is a tricyclic antidepressant (tca). It's an older medication, but one that still has much clinical utility. It can be useful for depression, anxiety, chronic pain and insomnia. It should be avoided in patients with bipolar disorder -- even during the depressed phase -- because tcas can precipitate mania. Side effects (constipation, etc.) can be prohibitive. ...Read more

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What medication is used to treat people with aids?

What medication is used to treat people with aids?

Many: Here is a list of FDA approved medications: https://aidsinfo.nih.gov/understanding-hiv-aids/fact-sheets/21/58/fda-approved-hiv-medicines. ...Read more

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What is the most effective medication for treating adult adhd?

What is the most effective medication for treating adult adhd?

No standout: Essentially all of the medications that work for children with adhd also work for adults. The decision of which to use depends on your individual circumstances: do you need treatment every day? How long during the day? What are the main symptoms? A wide array of options exist, so it should be possible for someone familiar with what's available to help find a treatment that meets your needs. ...Read more

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Is levodopa used to treat anything else then parkinson's?

Is levodopa used to treat anything else then parkinson's?

Occasionally: Occasionally it's used to treat restless legs syndrome though there are far better meds. Also we use it for some types of dystonia and related diseases to parkinson's. ...Read more

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What condition is l-dopa primarily used to treat?

What condition is l-dopa primarily used to treat?

Parkinson’s disease: Levodopa, or L-dopa, is primarily used to treat Parkinson’s disease, which is a neurological movement disorder and is thought to be caused by low levels of a chemical in the brain (or neurotransmitter) called dopamine. Levodopa serves as the brain’s dopamine replacement ...Read more

Methylphenidate (Definition)

Is the generic name of ritalin (methylphenidate). It is a ...Read more


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Ritalin (Definition)

Ritalin is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more