What Is The Revenue Generated (Monthly) For Each ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) Diagnosis?

Specifically, What is the Monthly Cost of the Standard Drug and Therapy Regime for Each Kid That Gets This Diagnosis?

Monthly cost of treatment or therapy for a kids with ADHD depend on the types of medication prescribed by the physician and depending on a person’s exact symptoms.

What Medications Are Given For ADHD?

Some Common Stimulants Used to Treat ADHD Include:

  • Adderall (amphetamine)
  • Ritalin (methylphenidate)
  • Concerta (methylphenidate)
  • Focalin (dexmethylphenidate)
  • Daytrana (methylphenidate patch)
  • Metadate (methylphenidate)
  • Methylin (methylphenidate)
  • Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine)
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This Video Shows ADHD Medication Choices:

What Do ADHD Drugs Do?

Stimulants are believed to work by increasing dopamine levels in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter associated with motivation, pleasure, attention, and movement. For many people with ADHD, stimulant medications boost concentration and focus while reducing hyperactive and impulsive behaviors.

Written By Nurse009

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  • parental unit January 12, 2009, 6:44 am

    varies from child to child, med to med, and insurance to insurance. My son is on medicaid, so it is of no cost to me, but I don;t know that the actual cost is.

    ADHD is real, and its sad that so many people think its all a conspiracy.

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