Education & Medication Part 3: Ritalin, Concerta, Strattera and Tofranil

Part 3: Ritalin, Concerta, Strattera and Tofranil

Typically prescribed medication for AD/HD (Ritalin, Concerta, Strattera) is often provided without the insert containing the medication guidelines. Below are summaries for these four medications taken from the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) along with Tofranil which is prescribed for co-morbid conditions.

These infographics provide a handy summary of:

  • The Schedule of the drug (as prescribed by the MCC of South Africa)
  • Warnings
  • Side Effects
  • Indications
  • Contra-indications
  • Pharmacodynamics

Interesting facts related to each medication are also provided.

Ritalin – drug insert as hosted by the FDA

Tofranil:

Concerta:

Straterra:

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