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DrKkhan

adult adhd

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you diagnosed a 24 year old with adhd. choose treatment

 

methylphenidate

atomoxetine

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I think atamoxetine is good for adult ADHD

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nice says choice of both....

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Atomoxetine is licensed for adult ADHD

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methylphenidate is not licensed for use in adults - NICE guidelines

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>Methylphenidate is the first line treatment for Adult ADHD(Maudsley 11 th edition)

>Atomoxetine or dexamfetamine should be considered in adults unresponsive
or intolerant to an adequate trial of methylphenidate (this should usually be
about 6 weeks)(NICE guideline)
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i remember the question said which is licensed in adult ADHD. 

 

I marked Ritalin now I think it is atomoxitine :wacko: , than i think first line is Methylphenidate (? is it licensed in Adult)

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atomoxetine is the only one licensed for adults

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