im trying to work on getting the correct meds/dosages for my ADD and am struggling. the best I have every felt focus wise and mentally was when I would self medicate with Sudafed (pseudoephedrine). Im trying to find drugs that are similar that I should ask my Dr to try. im assuming Sudafed is metabolized into ephedrine by my body so this would make it a prodrug so something like Vyvanse would be my best bet?
There’s no way to know which ADHD medication would work best for you because it depends on individual neurochemicals, genetics, and metabolism. Have a conversation with your doctor and take their advice on which medication to try first.
Here’s more facts about ADHD medications so you can have a good understanding before speaking with your doctor and starting a medication trial: