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What is the best medicine for adult attention deficit disorder

A: The best drugs for adult ADD is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, or SSRI, such as Prozac, Zoloft, or Lexapro. SSRIs have been helpful for many in treating their adult attention deficit disorders....

What is the dosing range of Adderall to treat adult attention deficit disorder?

A: Adderall is a psychostimulant medication composed of racemic amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, racemic amphetamine sulfate, dextroamphetamine saccharide and dextroamphetamine sulfate for use in attention deficit Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Use the lowest effective individualized dose; administer the first dose as soon as awake; use intervals of 4-6 hours between additional doses. Initial dosing of Adderall is 5 mg once or twice daily; increase daily dose in 5 mg increments at weekly intervals until optimal response is obtained. The usual maximum dose is 40 mg per day given in 1 to 3 divided doses per day. For more detailed information, consult with your physician or pharmacist for guidance based...


What are signs, of adult attention deficit disorder?

A: Well, first of all... Wait a minute... Okay, er uh, What was the question? my wife has adult ADD.........she''s always leaving lights on around the house, exhaust fans on in the bathroom, she''ll start to unload the dishwasher but never finish, can''t sit thru a movie, can''t sit thru church, won''t take a list to the grocery store, cleans the house and then immediately leaves stuff laying around. well the sig less attention span.wandering mind,cant concentrate.Focusing on one thing is a difficult task. ha ha ha ha ha...better make that the best answer! COME ON GIRL! SNAP OUT OF IT!! YOUR TOOO YOUNG~~~ the most common sign is wh... huh? did you say something? Ah look a sparrow You can find it here on this research site If you fidget a lot...


adult attention deficit disorder

A: the best thing i can suggest is to get in touch with a local support group as they are best placed to advise what the local situation is and be able to put you in touch with the right folk to help with assessment, diagnosis and treatment if you check out my main website at www.adders.org then click support groups then USA you should be able to find a contact local to you...

adult attention deficit disorder Medication Options

A: adult attention deficit disorder Medications There are several different types of adult attention deficit disorder medications that may be prescribed to treat the symptoms of the disorder. The most commonly prescribed medications are stimulants. There are also non-stimulant options, though they may not work as quickly as stimulant medications. In some cases, adults cannot take stimulants because of certain health conditions or because of problems with substance abuse, so for them, non-stimulant drugs are a good option. Antidepressants may also...


What are the symptoms of adult attention deficit disorder?

A: I''m not sure. But I think dinner will be ready soon, and I''ve got to finish working on this paperwork. Speaking of paperwork, have you seen the funny pages in today''s paper? Someone made off with them again. I wish I could read them right now. Of course, the lights in the room aren''t working properly, just flickering enough to drive me nuts. Speaking of nuts, the holiday season is almost upon us again and I''m dreading getting another one of those fruitcakes in a tin. Tin...hey! Were are my tin-snips? I need to find them so I can finish trimming up that sheetmetal for the project in the garage! Sheesh! When''s my wife gonna get around to having that darn garage sale and clearing all her cr*p out out so I can have my workspace back? Speaking of cr*p, the kids clogged up the toilet...


How Can You Tell if you Have adult attention deficit disorder?

A: attention deficit disorder is a childhood developmental problem characterized by impulsivity, distractibility, and restlessness. Such conditions continue in adulthood in about 60 percent of the cases with varying degrees of severity. An estimated 8 million adults or about 4 percent of the US adult population have ADD but identification and treatment take place only in very few cases....


Symptoms of adult attention deficit disorder and their Variation in Different Situations

A: While the core features of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) have to be prolonged and present in different situations there can be marked changes of the visible symptoms or adaptation to a specific situation as a consequence of the specific situation or individual interests and coping facilities.Usually ADHD children do better in one-to-one situations, in new or competitive situations (like video games, sport competition) or if they can get an immediate reward for their efforts.Many parents say that their children have less problems to complete their tasks (homework), if someone is in the room to supervise them. This could help the children to focus and reduce the risk of daydreaming.Some children need...


Any post-ops dealing with adult attention deficit disorder?

A: Ah . . . diagnosed about 18 months ago and I will be 21 months post op onmay 6th. Ritlan and Adderall were awful for me but I am now takingStratterra!! It works great for me, don''t know how I survived without out!!My pcp sent me to a psych for a true diagnosis although he knew I didsuffer from ADD. Psych have way more experience with this and are verycurrent with the meds.Feel free to email me with anymore questions you might have!! I was diagnosed bipolar-then with schizoaffective disorder- still mentaldisorder. Both after surgery. I am being medicated, and I struggle with itall the time as it messes my food plan up. I am coming up on 9 years postop. Deep depression is what sent me to seek help and since we were USN atthe time, there was...


Treating adult attention deficit disorder....?

A: Since it is an actual mental/neurological disorder pharmaceuticals are the best treatment. If your significant other won't support you or if you have no desire to take drugs then check this site out. www.ncpamd.com/adult_ADD.htm I found that some of the information is very helpful and made drug free management possible....
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