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18 Cards in this Set

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Incidence of ADHD in children?
When do sx present?
Pathophys of ADHD?
altered NE, DA, nicotinic, & frontal striatal connections
Differential diagnoses
learning disability, conduct disorder, defiant behavior, depression, anxiety
Complications of untreated ADHD
substance abuse, school failure, psychiatric disorders
Adrenergic effects of stimulants
alertness, insomnia, decreased appetite, dependence, palpitations, arrhythmias, HTN, angina, HA, chills, sweating, N/V/D/A
DOA of stimulants?
Tx for stimulant overdose
Efficacy of stimulants in ADHD?
MOA of Atomoxetine?
ADRs of atomoxetine in children
decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, upset stomach
ADRs of atomoxetine in adults
decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, dizzy, urinary difficulty, ED, sexual dysfunction
Black Box Warning for atomoxetine
suicide in children
Benefits of atomoxetine
no abuse potential, no exacerbation tics
Dose of atomoxetine
0.5mg/kg x3days then 1.2mg/kg; take qam; no tapering if stop agent
Cautions for atomoxetine?
BP, tachycardia, CAD; CI with MAOIs or glaucoma
How long should Daytrana be worn?
9 hours
ADRs of Daytrana
insomnia, blurred vision, skin irritation, slows weight and height gain, decreased appetite