"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).

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 clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and director of training in child and adolescent psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is a former acting director and deputy director of the National Institute of Mental Health, as well as 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.
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