logging in or signing up ADHD rm287788 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 38 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: July 18, 2012 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description ADHD-Three most common treatment choices Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript The Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Medications Used In our Office: The Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Medications Used In our Office By: Ryan Murray CIHA PediactricsIntroduction: Introduction In our office we treat many conditions but one of the most common is ADHD. ADHD can be treated by various methods and medications. The three most common used medications used are: Ritalin, Concerta , and Strattera.Advantages of these medications: Advantages of these medicationsRitalin: Ritalin Fast acting medication know as a stimulant. Meatbolized by the body quickly Medication produces desired effect quickly.Concerta: Concerta Medication is a stimulant This drug has a longer half life meaning medication is metabolized slower. Desired effect lasts longer than traditional stimulants Still acts quicklyStrattera: Strattera Non stimulant and is the first of its kind. Strattera takes effect and wears off more evenly than stimulants. Does not cause agitation or sleeplessness like stimulantsDisadvantages: DisadvantagesRitalin and Concerta: Ritalin and Concerta Both are stimulants which are a controlled substance which is regulated closely. Can be highly addictive. Have many side effects: nervousness, trouble sleeping, loss of appetite, weight loss, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, headache, and blurred vision.Strattera: Strattera Have many side effects: nervousness, trouble sleeping, loss of appetite, weight loss, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, headache, and blurred vision . May cause sexual dysfunction.Special Precautions: Special PrecautionsRitalin and Concerta: Ritalin and Concerta Not recommended for patients with history of alcohol, drug problems or addictive behavior. Can be highly addictive. Not recommended for patients with heart conditions or high blood pressure. May cause stroke in these patients. Some patients may have a serious allergic reaction.Strattera: Strattera May cause jaundice and liver dysfunction. May cause increase suicidal thoughts in some. Strattera may cause slow growth in children. Could cause patients to have an erection to last more than four hours. Some patients may serious allergic reactions.Conclusion: ConclusionConclusion: Conclusion More diagnoses than ever. More methods of treatments available. Staff have evaluated the three medications we use. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.