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Best medication?

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Best medication for adhd?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

There are many drugs given for ADHD, there is no kind of best medication for any Psychiatric illness. The drug given by the doctor depends on the age, severity f the disease, predominant symptoms, side effects of the drugs [each individual will react differently to a drug].

Based on the examination, doctor can prescribe either Methylphenidate based products or Amphetamine-Based Products .

He can also prescribe, Atomoxetine (Strattera) or Clonidine and guanfacine (Catapres and Tenex).

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