Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: overview of medications and implications. Sarah Schweiss, Pharm.D . Ambulatory Care Resident University of Minnesota & Duluth Clinic January 18 th , 2010. objectives. Discuss general information and consequences of uncontrolled ADHD.
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder:overview of medications and implications
Sarah Schweiss, Pharm.D.
Ambulatory Care Resident
University of Minnesota & Duluth Clinic
January 18th, 2010
WARNING: POTENTIAL FOR ABUSE
Amphetamines have a high potential for abuse. Administration of amphetamines for prolonged periods of time may lead to drug dependence. Particular attention should be paid to the possibility of subjects obtaining amphetamines for non-therapeutic use or distribution to others and the drugs should be prescribed or dispensed sparingly.
Misuse of amphetamines may cause sudden death and serious cardiovascular adverse events. - June 2009
* = Short-term use (1-4 months)
Mark E. Schneiderhan, Pharm.D., BCPP
University of Minnesota - Duluth
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences