Treating a child's ADHD can be a balancing act. Stimulant and non-stimulant medicines are available in addition to possible dietary changes, stress management, and talk therapy. Many children also learn study skills to excel with ADHD. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of treating ADHD in children, potential side effects, alternative treatments, and more.
There's no set formula for which ADHD medication works best for which child. Figuring out the correct medicine and dose for your child is a process.If your child has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, you may be facing decisions about ADHD medications. Fortunately, you have many options.