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Stimulants are used to manage symptoms of ADHD, and some stimulants are short acting, while some work for longer periods of time. Common stimulants include Adderall, Dexedrine, and Ritalin.

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No, it is a stimulant used as an ADD/ADHD medication.

What is the most effective ADHD treatment?

The most effective treatment for ADHD is a combination of medication and behavioral therapy. Using both of these therapies ensures proper treatment of the specific cause of ADHD for each individual. There are stimulant and non-stimulant options for the medication therapies.

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Is vyvanse a stimulant?

Yes it it is. This ADHD medication does act the same way as caffeine. Vyvanse is a prescription drug to help you focus and to curve behavior problems.

What is tenex used for?

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Do people fake having ADHD to get drugs?

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Can you take mucinex and Concerta at the same time?

It should be safe. Mood stabilizers, such as Lamictal, are prescribed occasionally for those that have mood swings when taking a stimulant ADHD medication.

What is the best medication for ADHD?

The first-line medication in treating ADHD is a class of drugs called psychostimulants such as amphetamine (Dexedrine, Adderall, Vyvanse) and methylphenidate (Concerta, Ritalin). Most individuals with ADHD respond to stimulants and the current clinical research indicates stimulants are the best medication. However, each person reacts differently with each stimulant so there is not currently a "best" medication. The best medication for you may vary. Consult your healthcare professional on the latest treatments, and work with your doctor to find what works for you.

Is ADHD medicine a stimulant?

Most ADD medications are stimulants. There is one that I know of that is not and that medication is called Stratara. There may be others that are not but that is the one I am most familiar with. Medications like Adderall, Ritilin, Concerta, and others are stimulant's and should be prescribed by a doctor only after he has tested you for ADD or ADHD. If the doctor tells you you have ADD or ADHD ask him to go over you options as far as medications go to find out what medication may be the right one for you to take. You may have to try a few if others do not work for you and you are still having symptoms. Should your doctor decide to put you on one of the medication's that is a stimulant you need to keep him or her informed as to how you are doing. Are you feeling better, are you nervous or shaky all the time, do you have problems sleeping and so on. Your doctor should go over all those things with you if he or she decides to put you on medication. Also, if you are put on a stimulant the best thing to do is to not tell your friends, etc. Most, if not all these stimulant are abused by other people, many who do not have ADD or ADHD. I am not sure how old you are but I would just use your better judgment as to who you would let know if you do take the stimulant's. Best of luck, Jeff

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