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ADD/ADHD Drug GUide – Part 5

This week, we need to take a look at a non-stimulant drug used to treat ADD/ADHD.  It’s brand name is Atomoxetine, but you may recognize it as Strattera.  Despite its very hefty price tag, it is becoming widely used for adults and children. Strattera is known as a selective norepinephrenine reuptake inhibitor.  This means that […]

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ADD/ADHD Drug Guide – Part 4

This week, I am going to give you a summary of the side effects for the class of stimulants known as Dextroamphetamines (Dextrostat, Dexedrine, and Dexedrine Spansule) and Mixed Amphetamines (Adderall).  You may see that some of the side effects are the same as those for taking Methylphenidates (Ritalin, Focalin, Concerta, Metadate, and Methlyn), but […]

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ADD/ADHD Drug Guide – part 3

In the first two articles of the series, we explored the drug class known as stimulants and their role in the treatment of ADD/ADHD.  While the drugs each have unique and differing properties, they also have many side effects.  These range from mildly bothersome to intolerable.  Listen up, people – these drugs are dangerous!  The […]

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