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The most common class of medications used for ADHD, stimulants, take twenty to forty minutes to begin to improve symptoms. Other medications such as Strattera, a non-stimulant, can take up to two weeks before improving ADHD symptoms.

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How long does it take for ADHD medications to work?

Most ADHD medications (especially stimulant-based medications) work within twenty minutes of ingesting. However, Strattera can take up to two weeks to work.

What are the best medications you can get to for ADHD treatment?

The most effective medications on the market for ADHD treatment are Strattera, Adderall, and ritalin. These three medications are commonly used for people with ADHD and have the greatest success rate.

Are there any ADHD treatments that don't use medications?

Occupational therapy is a common way to treat adhd that doesn't require medications. It doesn't work for all kids, however. People are seeking other alternative methods for treating ADHD other then medications. There are some herbal and holistic treatments that herbalist recommends.

Can ADHD medications cause increased sweating?

Yes, a common side effect of most ADHD medications is increased sweating.

Is there a standard ADHD treatment that will work for every child?

No. Each child diagnosed with ADHD should be perscribed an ADHD treatment that will work for them. The same thing isn't going to work with every child. "Well, yes and no. ADHD treatment is different for each child affected, but there are standard medications and things like that which are used in each treatment."

What is different about ADD and ADHD medications?

ADD and ADHD are the same disorder. ADD (attention-deficit disorder) is a depreciated term previously referring to ADHD without the hyperactive component. It is now known as ADHD predominately inattentive. The same medications are used to treat ADD and ADHD.

Can a general practitioner treat ADHD?

By law they can prescribe the medications but a GP is not qualified to assess ADHD.

What cold medications can you take with ADHD medications?

I would try to use antihistamine products instead of those containingdecongestants, which could increase the stimulant effect of the ADHD meds .

What medicines can you not take with Strattera?

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Can ADHD medication cause paranoia?

Yes; ADHD medications (stimulants) can cause psychosis and paranoia in otherwise healthy individuals. Paranoia can also occur if ADHD medications are abused and consumed in large quantities which can lead to a condition called amphetamine psychosis.

Can you take Xanax with ADHD medications?

Xanax is the brand-name for a benzodiazepine; Benzodiazepines are used to treat anxiety and generally can be safely prescribed with most ADHD medication. This drug may decrease the effectiveness of some ADHD medications. Consult your pharmacist to be safe.

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