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Penny Williams
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Immediate release and/or Adderall might not be the right medication for you. There are two types of stimulants: amphetamine (Adderall, Vyvanse, Evekeo…) and methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, Quillivant…). Almost everyone does well on one type or the other, but not both. These articles will help you understand ADHD stimulant medication and how to trial it until you land on the right med and dose.

ADHD Medications Rarely Work Perfectly on the First Try

A Patient’s Primer on the Stimulant Medications Used to Treat ADHD

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Coach, Podcaster & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism