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ADHD 2: medications

Tina concentrates on the details of ADHD medications and invites your attention to the following:

Non-pharmacological therapy

  • behavioural therapy

Stimulants

  • methylphenidate
  • amphetamines

Non-stimulants

  • atomoxetine
  • clonidine
  • other antidepressants and antipsychotics (to be covered in future episodes)

 

ADHD 1: CADDRA Guideline

*This episode was recorded in January 2014.

This is the topic that started it all. As Tina planned to study ADHD for school, we discussed how this would be useful information for other pharmacy students and medical trainees as well.

We looked to the comprehensive CADDRA guideline for the assessment, differential diagnoses, and treatment strategies for ADHD.

CADDRA Guideline:

ADHD Checklist on CADDRA ADHD Assessment Toolkit, page 8.20