List medications for ADHD
For decades, the drug used to treat the symptoms of ADHD.
The drug considered to be the most effective in treatment of the type known as the mental stimulant. The following is a list of the drugs stimulate the spirit of trade names and original name. The approved age meant the drug was verified and found to be safe and effective in children in that age.
|The original name||The trade names||The approved age|
|Amphetamine||Adderall||3 years old and more|
|Methylphenidate(LA)||Concerta||6 years old and more|
|Pemoline||Cylert*||6 years old and more|
|Dextroamphetamine||Dexedrine||3 years old and more|
|Dextroamphetamine||Dextrostat||3 years old and more|
|Dexmethylphenidate||Focalin||6 years old and more|
|Methylphenidate(ER)||Metadate ER||6 years old and more|
|Methylphenidate(ER)||Metadate CD||6 years old and more|
|Methylphenidate||Ritalin||6 years old and more|
|Methylphenidate(ER)||Ritalin SR||6 years old and more|
|Methylphenidate(LA)||Ritalin LA||6 years old and more|
By risk of serious unwanted effects on the liver, Cylert is usually not considered to be the leading medications for ADHD.
The US FDA has recently approved a medication treatment for ADHD that is not mental stimulant. The Strattera medication or Atomoxetine medication act on neurotransmitters substance Norepineptrine, in contrast to drugs stimulate the spirit of first impact to Dopamine. Both neurotransmitters is believed to play a role in ADHD patients. Much more research will be done to contrast Strattera with other drugs available but there is evidence that more than 70% of children with ADHD taking Strattera improved their symptoms.
Every child with ADHD in line with a drug. It is important to work with a doctor prescribe the right medicine to find the right dose.
For many, mental stimulants dramatically reduce symptoms of hyperactivity and impulsively, improves the ability to concentrate, work and learning.
The drug may also improve physical coordination as the writing or playing sports.
The drug stimulates the spirit when using supervised health, it is often considered to be absolutely safe. Medicine don’t make “cheery” even though some of child described is that they feel has the unusual and funny. These changes are very little.
Although some parents worried their children might become addicted to smoking.
But there is no evidence identifying mental stimulant when used to treat ADHD can cause dependence or addiction.
Point all long-term studies on medicine and controlled substance addiction by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School found that adolescents with ADHD maintain mental stimulants during the years of age minimum of teens are less likely to abuse and addiction than people of the same age with ADHD without drugs the spirit.
Mental stimulant in the form of the release of fast and slow-release form. As newer drugs can slow the release of spirit for the children to drink before going to class and last longer, so not down the school’s medical room to drink several times. The doctor will discuss with parents the child’s needs and decide to use medication and medication only at school or in the evening or the weekend.
If the child does not see improvement in symptoms after taking the drug for a week, doctors will reassess the dosage. If it still does not improve, you may have to change to other drugs. About 1/10 of children don’t respond to drugs stimulate the spirit. Other drugs may be used if stimulants mentally fails or when a child has ADHD which suffer from other disorders. Then the antidepressants, other drugs can help control depression, anxiety comes.