Reply To: Best medication

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Devon Frye
Keymaster

This reply was originally posted by user adhdmomma in ADDitude’s now-retired community.

The only way to know which medication will work best for your child is to try some.

Stimulants and non-stimulants work differently — both have risks. Generally speaking, stimulants are most effective for more individuals with ADHD.

Read some about ADHD medications and kids to get a better handle on how it all works:
https://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/1592.html
https://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/6581.html
https://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/718.html

Penny
ADDconnect Moderator, Author on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen boy with ADHD, LDs, and autism