Amphetamine (piperidine derivative).
NICE 31 Oct 2000
AD/HD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder),
By paediatrician/child psychiatrist with expertise in ADHD, HKD only,
in the context of a comrehensive treatment programme.
Growth retardation, insomnia, restlessness,
irritability, night terrors.
Discontinue if no effect after 1/12.
When child is stable, methylphenidate should be discontinued
and child's progress assessed.
Usually finally discontinued during/after puberty.