What questions should I ask my doctor about ADHD?

What questions should I ask my doctor about ADHD?

Questions include:

1. Could it be something else that has similar symptoms?

 2. What could have caused it?

 3. Is medication necessary? Are there other treatments? 

4. How do the drugs work? What are the side effects?

5. Do people outgrow ADHD? How will we know if we no longer need ADHD medication? 
6. How often do I (or my child) need to see a doctor? 

 

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari, MD on May 20, 2018

Sources

Source:

National Institute of Mental Health: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).”

 

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