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ADHD/ADD Medications

by Peter Levine, M.D. and Helen F. Neville, B.S., R.N.

Contents

Introduction

PART 1: Should My Child Use ADHD/ADD Medication?

What Is ADHD/ADD?

How Can Medications Help?

What Are the Medications? How Do They Work?

How Do I Decide if My Child Needs Medication?

What Do I Tell My Child?

PART 2: Stimulant Medications

What Are the Choices?

Starting Treatment

Possible Side Effects of Stimulants

PART 3: Questions and Concerns as Time Passes

Should My Child Take Medication Holidays?

Does My Child Still Need Medication?

How Long Will My Child Need Medication?

PART 4: More Treatment Options

The Nonstimulant—Strattera

What if Stimulants and Strattera Don’t Work?

Final Thoughts

Appendices

Dose Details for Stimulants

Conversion from One Stimulant to Another

Resources

Index

Link to book description

34 pages
$9.95 downloadable

Book Description
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About the Author:
Peter Levine, M.D.
Helen F. Neville, B.S., R.N.

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Last updated June 09, 2014