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ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Medications

Definition of ADHD:

An inability to control behaviour due to difficulty in processing neural stimuli.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with ADHD

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of ADHD. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
selegiline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, monoamine oxidase inhibitors
1 review
   
10
armodafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
8 reviews
   
9.3
modafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
7 reviews
   
9.3
dextroamphetamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
60 reviews
   
9.1
pemoline systemic (More...)
class: CNS stimulants
7 reviews
   
9.1
amantadine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: adamantane antivirals, dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
2 reviews
   
9.0
amphetamine / dextroamphetamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
301 reviews
   
8.6
methamphetamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: anorexiants, CNS stimulants
15 reviews
   
8.6
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
23 reviews
   
8.5
lisdexamfetamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
385 reviews
   
8.2
omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nutraceutical products
6 reviews
   
8.0
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
4 reviews
   
8.0
methylphenidate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
358 reviews
   
7.6
dexmethylphenidate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
76 reviews
   
7.6
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
34 reviews
   
7.3
guanfacine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
89 reviews
   
6.6
atomoxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
167 reviews
   
6.0
amphetamine systemic (More...)
class: CNS stimulants
2 reviews
   
5.5
imipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
1 review
   
3.0
desipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
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Alternative treatments for ADHD

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for ADHD. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of ADHD.

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Synonym(s): ADD; Attention Deficit Disorder; Childhood Hyperkinesis

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