How does ADHD medication increase attention and alertness? Why do stimulants and other kinds of medication for ADHD help with impulse control and hyperactivity? Use this infographic to learn how ADHD medication works in the brain.
For some kids, the first type or dosage of ADHD medication they try isn't the right one. Sometimes the medication needs to be fine-tuned, possibly more than once. But if those changes aren't adequate, you and your prescriber may wonder whether it makes sense to switch categories of medication. That might be from stimulant to non-stimulant, or the other way around.
Take Charge of Your Child’s Medication [Infographic]
How can you know if your doctor made the right diagnosis? How do you know if the medication is as effective as it should be? How can you spot troubling signs and common side effects? Get all your diagnosis and medication questions about your child's treatment answered in this comprehensive guide.