ADHD Medications: 10 Ways to Get It Right

Insider strategies from the top doctors on getting the most out of your ADHD medication.

Your Doctor Should Closely Monitor the Medication

You may want to find an ADHD specialist, such as a psychiatrist, developmental pediatrician, or neurologist, who may offer greater experience, knowledge of the newest medications, and more one-on-one time with you. A doctor should see a new ADHD patient at least every two to four weeks for the first few months. He should ask: How are the meds working? Are there any troubling side effects? 
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