MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Drug Safety Update

 March 2009: Key safety information and advice on prescribing methylphenindate

 March 2009: Atomoxetine risk of psychotic or manic symptoms in children and adolescents 

 January 2010: Methylphenidate: new patient information

 January 2012: Atomoxetine (Strattera): increases in BP and HR

NICE Guidance (see also drug-specific links below)

 NG87: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: diagnosis and management, March 2018

Local Shared Care Guidance

Please click here for the shared care protocol for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and young people

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Dexamfetamine - consider using in those patients who have responded to lisdexamfetamine but cannot tolerate the longer effect profile

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Guanfacine (Intuniv) for use in children for whom stimulants are not suitable, not tolerated or ineffective

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