Module 4: Therapeutics

Lesson 4


There is an excellent table in the Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines along with very robust and detailed prescribing instructions in Chapter 7.  Each chapter in the link provided is accessible and well labeled.

Specific information about medication selection begins on page 7.5 and follows a 5-step process. Response to treatment and medication rotation is included in this section.

Supporting document 7A on page 7.11 provides a description of medical ADHD treatment options for children aged 6–12 years, adolescents, and adults.

Supporting document 7B details specific medication information and 7C & D detail side effects and management.