The treatment of ADHD involves medications and /or behavioral therapies.
The medications used in the treatment of ADHD may be classified into two broad categories: Stimulants and non-stimulants. Stimulants include medications such as Concerta/Methylphenidate, Ritalin/Methylphenidate, Focalin/Dexmethylphenidate, Dexedrine, Adderall/Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine), and Vyvanse. Non-stimulants include medications such as Clonidine, Intuniv/Guanfacine, Strattera, and Wellbutrin/Buproprion.
Behavioral therapies may include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Family therapy, Parent/Child Behavioral Training, and school-based interventions.