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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Is the nonstimulant drug better effectiveness?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: It depends on the
Person. Each human being is truly an individual!

In brief: It depends on the
Person. Each human being is truly an individual!
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Varies
People perform at their best when well rested, well nourished,not ill & in a comfortable setting.
Lack of any of these staples can give rise to ADHD like symptoms. If they have been excluded & the person is true ADHD, the stimulants have a 90% success rate.Non-stimulants are inconsistent in their effectiveness so they end up as the alternative when the stimulants don't help. Each case is unique.

In brief: Varies
People perform at their best when well rested, well nourished,not ill & in a comfortable setting.
Lack of any of these staples can give rise to ADHD like symptoms. If they have been excluded & the person is true ADHD, the stimulants have a 90% success rate.Non-stimulants are inconsistent in their effectiveness so they end up as the alternative when the stimulants don't help. Each case is unique.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
In brief: Find the cause
I think it is better to find the real underlying cause of theadhd symptoms.
When these are treated, no drugs are needed.

In brief: Find the cause
I think it is better to find the real underlying cause of theadhd symptoms.
When these are treated, no drugs are needed.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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