Side Effects for Common ADHD Medications

Question 1 of 7

Which of the following is NOT an example of a stimulant medication?

ANone of the above
BAdderall
CConcerta
DFocalin
ERitalin
ANone of the above
BAdderall
CConcerta
DFocalin
ERitalin
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Question 2 of 7

Which of the following is NOT a potential side effect of a stimulant medication?

AFever
BUncontrollable tics
CDrowsiness
DIncreased blood pressure
AFever
BUncontrollable tics
CDrowsiness
DIncreased blood pressure
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Question 3 of 7

In a disturbing trend, some women are using stimulants to…

ALose weight
BIncrease appetite
CKill brain cells to get "high"
DGet more sleep
ALose weight
BIncrease appetite
CKill brain cells to get "high"
DGet more sleep
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Question 4 of 7

Doctors recommend that ___ test be conducted before taking stimulant medication.

ACT Scan
BMRI
CUltrasound
DElectrocardiogram
ACT Scan
BMRI
CUltrasound
DElectrocardiogram
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Question 5 of 7

Dr. Esther Sobanski of the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany found that ADHD adults treated with methylphenidate reported…

ADecreased evening mood
BLonger time falling asleep
CFewer psychosomatic symptoms while falling asleep
DMore awakenings
ADecreased evening mood
BLonger time falling asleep
CFewer psychosomatic symptoms while falling asleep
DMore awakenings
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Question 6 of 7

Does Ritalin stunt growth?

AStudies definitively deny this
BNo studies have been conducted
CStudies show varied results
DStudies definitively confirm this
AStudies definitively deny this
BNo studies have been conducted
CStudies show varied results
DStudies definitively confirm this
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Question 7 of 7

In 2005, Health Canada (the Candadian equivalent to the FDA) banned which drug due to cardiovascular risk?

ARitalin
BAdderall XR
CStrattera
DConcerta
ARitalin
BAdderall XR
CStrattera
DConcerta
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