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If they do not want to use amphetamines for ADDHD what are…

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If they do not want to use amphetamines for ADDHD what are they using

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Yes my 11 year old was taking adderal. What else can we use for him

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Just family history father and grand mother

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Alternatives to Adderall would be

Focalin

Ritalin

Strattera

Concerta

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