Are there stimulated medications for ADHD for adults and if so what kind ?
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Stimulant medications used to treat ADHD are effective, but they also have the potential to be abused, especially when used at higher-than-prescribed doses. Hence, all of the medicines listed in this table are controlled substances, meaning there are special rules for prescribing and dispensing them.
Of the stimulant ADHD medications, only four are specifically approved for treating adult ADHD. These four medications are:
* Adderall XR; * Concerta; * Vyvanse; * Focalin XR.
It is not recommended to self medicate, please do seek medical advice & hope the info was of help? Take care, be safe & well!
I take ritalin. 10mg three times a day. I have not been diagnosed with the condition. Quite often in adults adhd/add manifests itself differently as it does in children. Adults usually have problems focusing, concentrating, staying with tasks etc. This is often seen as lazy or stupid behavior when you are a grown up. My psychiatrist prescribes it with my other medications for the depression I have. It is a stimulant and helps tremendously keeping me motivated and on track.
There is a good website. www.helpguide.org. You don't want to get on these drugs unless you really need them. As was previously stated they are addicting and the temptation to abuse them exists.
But if you need the boost to get and stay on track, I would say yes to it
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