ADHD has become a very common and wide spreading problem in children of all ages. So, it’s very much necessary to treat it as soon as possible for the child to concentrate more on the work it does. There are natural remedies as well as medications to treat with ADHD, but when you go for natural remedies its effect would be slow. So, it’s better to prefer medications. Adderall provides a relief from ADHD problem within a short duration of days. So that the children could become more active, and could focus more. But you should not misdiagnose the problem.When you misdiagnose and take medication your child would be in problem.
Symptoms of ADHD in children:
In kids actually, it is very tough to identify whether they have ADHD. It is tough to differentiate between a normal kid behavior and the one child with ADHD. The symptoms to differentiate normal kids and ADHD child are as follows:
Inattention symptoms in small kids:
- They would not be able to focus on anything, would feel distracted and sometimes feel bored with all the things they do.
- Does not get an interest to listen when someone speaks.
- Frequently used to misplace things
- Will not be able to take a standard decision and could not complete a work.
Hyperactive symptoms in kids:
- Talks excessively and they couldn’t control.
- Always used to move around, could not be quiet and find it difficult to relax.
- Constantly squirms and fidgets
How Adderall treats ADHD in kids?
Adderall medication could be taken for both adults and children. But be sure that this medication should not be given to the children those who are under the age group of 3. Adderall is a mixture that consists of four salts and it is an FDA approved drug both of generic and branded version. The working mechanism used to involve the increase the level of dopamine, and that would be reducing ADHD.
Adderall dosage for kids with ADHD:
The initial dosage of Adderall is usually 2.5 mg. It would be increased at weekly intervals to 5 mg and then to 10 mg. It could be exceeded up to 30 mg and do not increase the doses yourself. Increase the dose only by doctor’s advice.The medication used to last in the body for nearly 12 hours.
Will Adderall stunts my child’s growth?
Adderall will not be stunting a child’s growth. As, everyone used to have doubts that when taking Adderall will it affect the height and weight of the child, and it has been proved that it does not affect a child’s growth.