How long does it take stimulants to work?

August 14, 2019 adhd-drbarr

Stimulants work the day you take them. Unlike antidepressants that build up over time, if you get the dose right, they work today. Now, in real life if we started everyone on the dose we thought would be right for them, many wouldn’t tolerate it at first, so we sneak up over several weeks. That said, lots of patients can see a significant difference by the end of a two week trial.

Category: Medication