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This patient information is about medication for ADHD. It is aimed at parents of children and young people with ADHD who are being treated in Region Midtjylland. Young people with ADHD can also benefit from reading on the site.

Patient information describes what ADHD is and how to treat ADHD with medication.

We hope the site can help you and your family become wiser about medication for ADHD.

Also read our overall patient information on ADHD in children and adolescents.


What is ADHD?

What is ADHD and ADD*?

Symptoms

What treatment is available for ADHD?

Where do you get help and treatment?


About the medication for ADHD

ADHD medication

Start-up and follow-up of medication

Types of medication

Which medication do you start with?

How to take the medication

Reimbursement rules

Special precautions

For how long is medication needed?

Summary

This page has been updated in March 2021 (version 1.03).

 Most recently revised by: Consultant Shelagh Powell, Team 2 for School-Age Child Psychiatry, Centre for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Aarhus University Hospital – Psychiatry