ADHD Medications (cont.)
Annette (Gbemudu) Ogbru, PharmD, MBA
Dr. Gbemudu received her B.S. in Biochemistry from Nova Southeastern University, her PharmD degree from University of Maryland, and MBA degree from University of Baltimore. She completed a one year post-doctoral fellowship with Rutgers University and Bristol Myers Squibb.
Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD
Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.
In this Article
- What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?
- List of ADHD medication for children
- ADHD medications for children under the age of 3
- ADHD medications for children aged 6 years or older
- Why are ADHD medications prescribed for children?
- What are the types of ADHD medications for children?
- What are the non-stimulating ADHD medications for children?
- What is the best type of ADHD mediation for children?
- General treatment guidelines from The American Academy of Pediatrics
- General considerations for choosing a stimulant
- Non-stimulant ADHD medications
- Are there liquid ADHD medications for children?
- What are ADHD medication side effects in children
- What are the warnings and precautions when using ADHD medications in children
- Contraindications for ADHD medications
- Black box warnings for ADHD medications
- ADHD medication for children with autism
Are there liquid ADHD medications for children?
- Methylin (methylphenidate oral solution)
- ProCentra (dextroamphetamine oral solution)
- Quillivant XR (methylphenidate extended release powder for oral suspension)
What are ADHD medication side effects in children?
ADHD medication side effects in children include headache, anxiety, nausea, dizziness, vomiting and abdominal pain. Insomnia, dizziness, and restlessness are also common. Other side effects include weight loss, anorexia and pruritus (itching).
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