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My brother is ADHD inattentive, I am really scared about medication?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe not only way

You don't say how old your brother is.
Inattentive adhd can be quite responsive sometimes to even low doses of stimulants; however, if it is just attention and focus, behavioral and structural approaches also have been shown to be quite helpful. External structure from parents and teachers may be as effective as medications. But, like meds, they only work when appllied consistently.

In brief: Maybe not only way

You don't say how old your brother is.
Inattentive adhd can be quite responsive sometimes to even low doses of stimulants; however, if it is just attention and focus, behavioral and structural approaches also have been shown to be quite helpful. External structure from parents and teachers may be as effective as medications. But, like meds, they only work when appllied consistently.
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: ADHD

Stimulant drugs very helpful and relatively safe.

In brief: ADHD

Stimulant drugs very helpful and relatively safe.
Dr. Steven Saunders
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