ADHD Medication Handout: Clonidine
ADHD
This is my fifth installment for my ADHD Medication and Behavior series! This time we are focusing on Clonidine, another alpha-2-adrenergic agonist medication used as a second line agent for ADHD treatment. This is similar to guanfacine, which I blogged …
ADHD Medication Handout: Guanfacine
ADHD
  Happy new year! Sorry for the lag in posting. The holidays hit, which was followed by a busy grant submission cycle so I was unable to get back to blogging! As part of my ongoing family friendly handouts for …
ADHD Medication Handout: Methylphenidate
ADHD
For those of you reading my series of Medication & Behavior Handouts for Patient Education for the first time with this post, please make sure to read my first one (ADHD Medication Handout: Atomoxetine) to review the background of what …
ADHD Medication Handout: Atomoxetine
ADHD
After careful discussion with the child’s pediatrician about whether medication should be a part of the ADHD treatment plan, families and the pediatrician will need to decide what medication is best. The discussion should include a few key elements to …
The Angst around Medications for ADHD
ADHD
Parents often worry about¬†the need to start medications if their child is diagnosed with ADHD. It can be a¬†stressful time, weighing the pros and cons. Caregivers can experience a host of emotions and thoughts. When is the right time to …