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What are the pills used for adhd?
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Many
I assume you mean treatments.
There are stimulants-the best & safest, atypical antidepressants, tricyclic antidepressants, alpha2-cholinergic agonists, narcolepsy drugs, cholinergic drugs. Treatemnt of diseeases that mimic add, see your doctor or neurodevelomentalist to get the entire run down. Every med is different with every patient, although stimulants are effective in over 80% of patients.

In brief: Many
I assume you mean treatments.
There are stimulants-the best & safest, atypical antidepressants, tricyclic antidepressants, alpha2-cholinergic agonists, narcolepsy drugs, cholinergic drugs. Treatemnt of diseeases that mimic add, see your doctor or neurodevelomentalist to get the entire run down. Every med is different with every patient, although stimulants are effective in over 80% of patients.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Stimulants
Most commonly used are stimulants.
Big warning is many children with an add diagnosis have a discipline problem. Add medicines do not correct discipline.

In brief: Stimulants
Most commonly used are stimulants.
Big warning is many children with an add diagnosis have a discipline problem. Add medicines do not correct discipline.
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Some discipline problems result from impulsivity & inattention. These respond to,stimulant medication.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Stimulants
Most common Methylphenidate such as Ritalin or Concerta Amphetamines such as Adderall and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)

In brief: Stimulants
Most common Methylphenidate such as Ritalin or Concerta Amphetamines such as Adderall and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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