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Women Who Use ADHD Meds: A Growing Group
The number of women who take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has sharply increased in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
ADHD Rx Goes Generic
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the generic version of Strattera, a medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Pay Attention to Your Exercise Habits
Exercise may alleviate symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, a new study found.
Choosing the Right ADHD Treatment
Behavior therapy may be an underused form of treatment for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Adderall: The Troubling Trends
More young adults are experimenting with the prescription drug Adderall, which is commonly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), than ever before. And that could be a big problem.
A New Type of ADHD Rx
Lots of kids have trouble swallowing pills. And lots of kids have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). For kids who fall into both groups, there may be a new treatment option.
New ADHD Rx Gets FDA Nod
Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:NEOS), a pharmaceutical company with a late‐stage pipeline of innovative extended-release (XR) product candidates for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Adzenys XR-ODT™ for the treatment of ADHD in patients six years and older. With this approval, Adzenys XR-ODT is the first and only extended-release orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) for the treatment of ADHD.
Chewable ADHD Rx Approved
Pfizer today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved QuilliChew ER chewable tablets.
The Chicken or the Egg: Poor Sleep and ADHD
Kids with ADHD often have trouble sleeping. But which came first — the sleep problems or the medications used to treat ADHD?
Managing ADHD with Medication
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder that can continue through adolescence into adulthood. While ADHD is treatable both with medication and without, medication can help both children and adults with ADHD manage their symptoms by increasing certain brain chemicals. Read on to learn about the different ADHD medications available, how to prepare for your or your child’s doctor’s appointment, and what to expect during and after treatment.