The Most Common ADHD adult medications available

Mostly the same set of medications that is handled for the children is made use for the adults’ treatment. One of the stimulant medications Ritalin (Methylphenidate HCL) increases the blood supply to the brain. Methylphenidate and cocaine both are derived from the same family. The tablet dosages are 5,10,20 mg. The dose range is 10-60 mg/d. The duration of action is 2 to 4 hours. The general warning is children under 6 years of age should not use Methylphenidate.

Adderall was previously known as 'Obetral' whose dosage of Adderall is approximately the same as that of the Dexedrine. The dosages are 10,20,30 mg capsules. The dose range is 10-40 mg/d. The duration of action is 9 hours. In ADHD adult medications next to Ritalin is the Dexedrine, which also comes under stimulant medications. Its power is twice when compared to Ritalin i.e., 5mg of Dexedrine is approximately equivalent to 10mg of Ritalin. In the ADHD adult medications Ritalin SR, frequently tends to illustrate contradictory results. One of the ADHD adult medications Ritalin-LA has been released by Novartis.

Amphetamines, methylphenidate, pemoline are commonly used stimulant types. A non-stimulant medication named Strattera is available for ADHD adult medications. Since there exists abuse risks in stimulant medications, as an alternative Strattera is made use. Strattera is the FDA approved ADHD adult medications to treat ADHD adults and children above six years of age. The stimulant ADHD adult medications have the response rate of 60 to 80%. Though there are alternative second-line ADHD adult medications we are in need to have more ADHD adult medications. It is achieved by performing more researches on ADHD adult medications. ADHD adult medications include Adderall XR. Adderall XR gained FAD approval for the treatment of ADHD. ADHD adult medications should have the treatment for narcolepsy in adults. Modafinil (Provigil) takes over the task. Concerta comprises in ADHD adult medications. It is having the duration of action of 12 hours. The longer-lasting formulations that are best suited for the adult lifestyles are the superlative among the ADHD adult medications.





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