Supporting system response to the ADHD medicine shortage

16 November 2023Practical advice for the system in response to the NatPSA for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) medicines.

Prescribing available medicines to treat ADHD

27 September 2023The availability of medicines used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) varies currently. Supply content is maintained regularly by DHSC.

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for ADHD

21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. The use of drugs for attention…
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Lactation Safety Information

No published evidence of safety
Long half-life in slow metabolisers increases risk of accumulation in some breastfed infants
Monitor infant for decreased appetite/weight gain, sleep disturbances and GI symptoms (pain, vomiting, constipation)
3 January 2018