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Why is it hard for adults with ADHD to remember to take stimulant medications?

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Short-acting types of stimulants (versus long-acting) may wear off quickly. Since people with ADHD can have trouble with forgetfulness, remembering to take them several times a day can be a challenge.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Adult ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)."

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Adult ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)."

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

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