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Non-stimulant Behavioral Meds A Staff Coffee Potpourri Edward J. Coll, LTC(P), MC Chief, Developmental Pediatrics
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The Usual Suspects Methylphenidate Dextroamphetamine Racemic amphetamine mixture (Adderal) Pemoline (Cylert)
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Methylphenidate Short, intermediate, long-acting options rule of 3’s Ritalin = Brand Name Focus-in on The Simpsons Sprinkles: Metadate CD Hard capsule, osmotic pump: Concerta d-threo -methylphenidate: Focalin
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d- amphetamine Short, intermediate options rule of 3’s Dexedrine = Brand Name tablet, sprinkles Sprinkles: Dexedrine spansules 1st used, but now 3rd place still good meds
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d- amphetamine/ dl- amphetamine Adderal Intermediate, long acting Tablet: intermediate Sprinkles/capsule: Adderal XR
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Atomoxetine Selective norepinephrine uptake inhibitor Little effect on dopamine or serotonin uptake Little effect on Ach, H1, alpha-2, DA receptors Well-tolerated in adult studies
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Atomoxetine…AD/HD…Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Response. .. 297 children and adolescents 8-18 years old; 71 % male 70% had prior stimulant therapy Combined/Inattentive/Hyper-impulsive 63/33/2 % 37 % Oppositional-defiant disorder 1 depression, 1 anxiety disorder Atomoxetine…AD/HD…Study. Pediatrics 108:e83, 2001
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NonStimulant - Non-stimulant Behavioral Meds A Staff Coffee...

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