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Re: Teen Girl ADHD questions and med questions

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Originally Posted by DanielGoldberg View Post
ADHD meds are best taken in the morning, and they can wear off after like 8 hours. Your body metabolizes them. It's not like other psychiatric meds where there's a tolerance built up.

If you need focus, etc. in the evening, say you have a dance class at night, you can also take a smaller "booster" dose in the early evening.

I would talk to a doctor that specializes in ADHD if you have more questions.

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XR (extended release) stimulants can last 8 hours (more or less).

IR (instant release) stimulants can last between 2-4 hours.

Yes, you can take an IR booster dose with either kind.
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