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  • Kristen Stuppy, MD FAAP

Managing ADHD Medication Side Effects

Medications are the first line treatment recommended for those with ADHD, but side effects sometimes affect treatment or lead to stopping treatment. 


The risk of not adequately treating ADHD is real, so learning how to manage the side effects of medications is important. In this talk you will learn:

  • the most common side effects of medications

  • actionable steps to take for each of the most common side effects for better tolerance

  • identify when it’s time to change the treatment plan



ADHD Medication & Other Resources Discussed:

Sleep Foundation’s YouTube channel:

Summary of Dr. Barkley’s talk on the risks of not treating ADHD:

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