Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; medication treatment options

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is associated with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity or some combination of all three.  I am not going to attempt to describe the causes and symptoms of ADHD, an excellent description of this can be found at the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

My goal here is to help educate about the medications available for treatment. 

Medications for ADHD treatment are used in combination with psychological, educational and social counseling as part of a complete treatment plan.  These medications may help an individuals ability to stay focused on specific tasks and activities while also helping behavioral issues.  Treatment with this medication may also help an individual organize their tasks and improve their ability to listen. 

To listen to a Medication Specific CounselingSessionTM on any of the following medications, please visit AudibleRxTM and register to become a member.  You will then have full access to all of the counseling sessions.

  • Amphetamine Salts (Adderall-tm)
  • Amphetamine Salts Extended Release (Adderall XR-tm)
  • Lisdexamphetamine (Vyvanse-tm)
  • Methylphenidate (Ritalin-tm)
  • Methylphenidate Long-Acting Capsule (Ritalin LA-tm)
  • Methylphenidate Controlled-Release Tablet (Ritalin SR-tm)
  • Methylphenidate Sustained-Action Osmotic (Concerta-tm)
  • Methylphenidate Transdermal Patch (Daytrana-tm)
Other AudibleRxTM Blogs you may be interested in:

Full Description of a Medication Specific Counseling SessionTM

Safe Storage of Controlled Substances at Home


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