Upon completion of the chapter the reader will be able to

1. Explain accepted criteria necessary for the diagnosis of attention-deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD).

2. Recommend a therapeutic plan, including initial doses, dosage forms, and monitoring parameters, for a patient with ADHD.

3. Differentiate between the available pharmacotherapy used for ADHD with respect to pharmacology and pharmaceutical formulation.

4. Recommend second-line and/or adjunctive agents that can be effective alternatives in the treatment of ADHD when stimulant therapy is less than adequate.

5. Address potential cost-benefit issues associated with pharmacotherapy of ADHD.

6. Recommend strategies for minimizing adverse effects of ADHD medications.

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