Desoxyn

Q:

"What can you tell me about using the drug Desoxyn to treat ADD?"

Dr. Larry Silver specializes in treating children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD).
A:

Desoxyne is methamphetamine. It is not frequently used to treat ADHD, but it can be used. The dextro form of amphetamine is more commonly used (dextroamphetamine or Dexedrine).

Larry Silver, M.D., is the author of Dr. Larry Silver's Advice to Parents on AD/HD and The Misunderstood Child: Understanding and Coping with Your Child's Learning Disabilities. He is also a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
 
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