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Listen to “Medication Management: How to Use and Adjust Stimulants Safely” with William Dodson, M.D.

In this podcast, William Dodson, M.D., explains why stimulants are the treatment of choice, not the last resort, for ADHD symptoms.

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Listen to “Medication Management: How to Use and Adjust Stimulants Safely” with William Dodson, M.D.

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William Dodson, M.D., explains how to use and adjust stimulants for maximum effectiveness.

In this episode:

  • Why stimulants are the treatment of choice, not the last resort, for ADHD
  • Which ADHD impairments respond to medication and which don’t
  • How to prescribe the right dosage of stimulant for the patient
  • How to adjust the dose to maximize benefits and minimize side effects
  • The benefits of amphetamine formulations versus methylphenidate formulations
  • Why extended-release forms of stimulants work best for patients

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Listener testimonials:

  • “Thank you! I will watch the recorded session again, lots to get out of this”
  • “The seminar was the best to date!! The doctor really knew his stuff and it was great to hear him discuss the differences between generic and brand name and also the advice to not take the medication with ascorbic acid!! Great tips and great presentation!!”
  • “OMG. Finally someone describes what I see with my adult ADD patients. No BS! I love it.”

Listen in and tell us what you think in the comments. If you’re interested in advertising in ADDitude’s ADHD Experts podcast, write to us at anne@newhopemedia.com.

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Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: www.additude.com/webinars/


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Updated on July 30, 2019

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