There's little that instills more fear in parents than the idea of giving their child ADHD medication. That fear is built on a foundation of largely myths and fear-mongering, but it exists nonetheless. In this episode of the Parenting ADHD Podcast, I'm sharing the basics of ADHD medication, as well as nuances and little-known facts I've learned over the years. This is the information I desperately wish I'd had when starting and trialing ADHD medications. This is the information every parent should have before they fill the first prescription for their child.
* Please note: Nothing on this episode or in this post constitutes medical advice. I am not a clinician. Always consult your child's doctor for guidance before making any medication decisions or changes.
Resources in this Episode (Yes, some of these may be affiliate links.) "A Patient's Primer on the Medications Used to Treat ADHD," by Penny Williams, ADDitude Magazine
A chart of ADHD stimulant medications currently on the market in the U.S. from CHADD
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