4 Answered Questions for the topic drug tolerance

Drug Tolerance Nursing Effectiveness Adhd

07/17/19

Does tolerance develop to medicinal use of dextroamphetamine?

Dextromphetamine is used long-term to treat ADHD. Does the agent's effectiveness in treating the disorder decrease with time? Do the mood elevating properities of the drug attenuate?

07/16/19

Heart Rate response to beta-blockers in elderly vs adults?

Beta-blockers act by decreasing the heart rate of the patient. Why is this response decreased in the elderly?
Drug Tolerance Nursing Medications Insomnia

06/01/19

Can early exposure to stimulates, like ritalin, result in higher tolerance to them?

As a child I was diagnosed with ADD and put on Ritalin from a young age. As a child I use to have significant insomnia, but did not realize it was due to Ritalin until I finally stopped taking it... more
Drug Tolerance Nursing Sleep Medications

03/27/19

Does Benadryl (=diphenhydramine) lead to tolerance? Can I use it to help with sleep?

I am an insomniac and all the sleep medications that I've been prescribed have eventually had no effect on me -- I built a tolerance to them. It's a dangerous thing because I don't want to take... more

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