COMMENTARY

Recognizing and Managing Stimulant Complications

Adelaide S. Robb, MD

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November 14, 2006

In This Article

Summary

Stimulants provide good treatment of the target symptoms of ADHD. Many side effects that arise during the initiation of treatment can be managed with high calorie intake and waiting for the patient to accommodate to the medication and/or going more slowly on titration. Long-term complications can be managed with appropriate dosing that is based on body weight and studies of medication.

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