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4 Central nervous system
04-04 CNS stimulants and other drugs used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Methylphenidate
First Choice

Tablets
M/R tablets or capsules

Link  GMMMG IPNTS Recommendation: Methylphenidate for ADHD in Adults
Link  GMMMG Shared Care Protocol: Methylphenidate for Childhood and Adolescent ADHD
Link  UKMI Q&A: Methylphenidate for adults with ADHD
 

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Atomoxetine
Restricted
Mental health services only
Link  GMMMG Shared Care Protocol: Atomoxetine for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents
 

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Dexamfetamine
Formulary
Link  GMMMG Shared Care Protocol: Dexamfetamine for Childhood and Adolescent ADHD
 

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Guanfacine Intuniv®
Formulary
Prolonged-release tablets
Link  GMMMG Recommendation: Guanfacine for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents
Link  GMMMG Shared Care Protocol: Guanfacine for Childhood and Adolescent ADHD
 

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Lisdexamfetamine Elvanse®
Formulary
Capsules

Restricted Item Pennine Care: Use may be considered second or third line when treatment with methylphenidate m/r not successful and patient has swallowing difficulties (as atomoxetine caps cannot be opened) and where drug diversion is not a risk.
Link  GMMMG Shared Care Protocol: Lisdexamfetamine for Childhood and Adolescent ADHD
 

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Modafinil
Formulary
Tablets

AMBER for sleepiness associated with narcolepsy

Link  GMMMG Recommendation: chronic shift-work sleep disorder
Link  NICE Evidence Summary: Modafinil for fatigue in multiple sclerosis
 

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