ADD and ADHD Agents

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  1. MOA?
    Block reuptake and increase release of norepinephrine and norepinephrine in extraneural space
  2. What is difference between ADD and ADHD?
    ADD: there is attention deficit but no signs of hyperactivity

    ADHD: There are signs of hyperactivity
  3. Adverse reactions?
    • Withdrawal if suddenly discontinued
    • Depression
    • Psychosis
  4. GN for Focalin?
    Dexmethylphenidate

    *Controlled substance
  5. GN for Vyvanse
    Lisdexamfetamine

    *Controlled substance
  6. Special considerations?
    Potential for abuse and dependancy
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ADD and ADHD Agents
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Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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