Adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults) Topic Guide

Adult ADHD Adult ADHD : Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is increasingly recognized in adult populations. Adult ADHD symptoms include restlessness, inability to relax, impatient, recklessness, boredom, disorganization, and poor time management. Treatment may involve taking stimulants and possibly antidepressants.

Adult ADHD Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

duloxetine Duloxetine

Duloxetine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSNRI).

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atomoxetine Atomoxetine

Atomoxetine is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...learn more »

dexmethylphenidate Dexmethylphenidate

Dexmethylphenidate is a mild stimulant to the central nervous system. It affects chemicals in the brain that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse contro...learn more »

amphetamine and dextroamphetamine Amphetamine And Dextroamphetamine

Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine are central nervous system stimulants that affect chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and im...learn more »

venlafaxine Venlafaxine

Venlafaxine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant...learn more »

methylphenidate Methylphenidate

Methylphenidate is a stimulant medicine used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and narcolepsy...learn more »

guanfacine Guanfacine

Guanfacine reduces nerve impulses in your heart and blood vessels. Guanfacine works by relaxing blood vessels, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood...learn more »

imipramine Imipramine

Imipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant used to treat symptoms of depression. Imipramine is sometimes used to treat bed-wetting in children ages 6 and older...learn more »

bupropion (oral) Bupropion (oral)

Bupropion is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder. The Zyban brand of bupropion is used to help ...learn more »

desipramine Desipramine

Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant that is used to treat symptoms of depression...learn more »

nortriptyline Nortriptyline

Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that is used to treat symptoms of depression...learn more »

clonidine (oral) Clonidine (oral)

Clonidine lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in your blood. This allows your blood vessels to relax and your heart to beat m...learn more »