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How are stimulant drugs used to treat ADHD?

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Stimulant drugs are the treatment most often used for ADHD. They can help you manage symptoms, such as:

They may be the only treatment you use, or you can try them along with behavior therapy.

  • Short attention span
  • Impulsive behavior
  • Hyperactivity

From: Stimulant Medications for ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institutes of Health. 

News release, Pfizer.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on March 25, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Institutes of Health. 

News release, Pfizer.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on March 25, 2019

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