Safety of ADHD medicines
THE diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is commonly encountered. There is a range of treatments which may include behavioural interventions, psychological strategies and medications. The key to successful management is coordination of the interventions between families and teachers.
The use of stimulant medications in the management of children with ADHD varies across Australia, with more emphasis on this component of therapies in general in NSW than in Victoria by way of example. Nonetheless, the medications are used across the country for inattentive children with