DescriptionGet the RIGHT medication at the RIGHT dose and time for the specific task you are doing RIGHT now.
The MedOptimizer for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is an empowering new tool designed to help you reach your optimum potential. With real-time survey questions about your level of functioning while performing your normal daily activities, this app will help you discover how long your medication lasts in relation to the task you are performing, make suggestions for changes in medication (type, time, and dose), and provide graph results of the overall effectiveness of your current medication. You can then personally review results with or have them emailed directly to your doctor.
- Avoid the stress and frustration of a trial-and-error search for the right medication.
- Discover whether your current medication is the right one for you.
- Get the maximum benefit from the right dosage.
- Improve your cognitive function by taking them at the right time for the right task.
Different medications have different effects on attention. Some support sustained attention by regulating emotion and reducing hyperactivity. Some augment flexible attention used in multi-tasking, and yet others enhance depth of attention, essential for studying and learning.
RIGHT DOSE and TIME
How much medicine do you require, how often must you take it, and at what time of day? Medications differ in how long their effect lasts as well as how fast they begin working, and both of these attributes can be affected by your own individual rate of metabolism.
The MedOptimizer ADD/ADHD. Through questions you answer in either a daily or weekly survey format, this app helps you create a very personalized map of your individual experience with your medication. It allows you to communicate how you feel your medication is affecting you in a language of quantifiable data that your doctor will understand.
Professional Background: This app was developed by Robert D. Hunt, MD, a Board Certified adult, adolescent and child psychiatrist who completed medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, psychiatric training at Harvard Medical School, research training the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and child psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute. Dr. Hunt subsequently directed the clinical and research program for adult and child ADD at Yale Medical School, and then at Vanderbilt School of Medicine.