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How Do You Know Your Medication is Right for You?


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The Choice is in the Details: Medication Options for ADHD


Featuring Max Wiznitzer, MD
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2-3 p.m.


Medication is a proven treatment for ADHD. It can iincrease attention and decrease distractibility and overactivity. These symptoms can be improved in over 80-90 percent of children and teens, and at least 70 percent of adults with ADHD.

But how do you know if medication is right for you or your child? Max Wiznitzer, MD, will discuss ADHD medication choices during this Ask the Expert webinar, including the difference between stimulant and non-stimulant medication. You’ll learn how medications work, the benefits, and potential side effects of including it as part of your treatment plan.

Dr. Wiznitzer  is a pediatric neurologist in the Neurologic Institute at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Wiznitzer is board certified in pediatrics, neurology with special qualification in child neurology, and neurodevelopmental disabilities. His special interests include ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, developmental and behavioral disorders and pediatric neurology. 

This article appeared in ADHD Weekly on October 05, 2017.
     


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