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How does a child react to Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for adhd?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)

Is just one of 19 prescription drugs availiable from your pediatrician for adhd.
It will help him concentrate and be less impulsive, recently became availiable in generic form.

In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)

Is just one of 19 prescription drugs availiable from your pediatrician for adhd.
It will help him concentrate and be less impulsive, recently became availiable in generic form.
Dr. Thomas Riney
Dr. Thomas Riney
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Improvement

If a chlld actually has ADHD, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) should improve the ability to pay attention and focus, resist distractions and reduce impulsivity.
It may improve socialization by reducing impulsivity. In many cases sleep initiation will also be improved. In less than 5% children will experience irritability, headaches, appetite suppression, difficulty getting to sleep and tics.

In brief: Improvement

If a chlld actually has ADHD, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) should improve the ability to pay attention and focus, resist distractions and reduce impulsivity.
It may improve socialization by reducing impulsivity. In many cases sleep initiation will also be improved. In less than 5% children will experience irritability, headaches, appetite suppression, difficulty getting to sleep and tics.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Andres R Villar
Pediatrics

In brief: It depends

Every child responds differently to meds, some respond well to it, some do not.

In brief: It depends

Every child responds differently to meds, some respond well to it, some do not.
Dr. Andres R Villar
Dr. Andres R Villar
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