ADHD medications are like eyeglasses: they only work when you are using them. Therefore, these medications must be taken as directed by your physician. If you are using a long-acting stimulant or long-acting non-stimulant medication, they can usually be taken once daily, usually in the morning.
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There are many types of ADD and ADHD medications, including stimulants, non-stimulants, and antidepressants. Compare and contrast the various types of ADHD drug treatments and their side effects.
There is also a non-stimulant medication available in Canada. It is classified as a noradrenalin reuptake inhibitor. This medication’s ingredient is Atomoxetine Hydrochloride and the trade name is Strattera. This medication is required to be taken for 6 to 8 weeks before maximum effectiveness can be reached.