The best medicine for ADHD Inattentive (ADHD-PI) or Inattentive ADD is probably not Ritalin. There are some psychiatrists that believe that Inattentive ADD or ADHD-PI may not be ADHD at all and that patients with this subtype of ADHD may respond altogether differently than the other subtypes to stimulant medication.
Dr. Russell Barkley, a foremost authority on ADHD, has written this about treating the inattentive subtype of ADHD: "These children do not respond to stimulants anywhere near as well as AD / HD hyperactive, impulsive children do. will show a sufficient therapeutic response to maintain them on medication after an initial period of titration. Ninety-two percent of AD / HD children respond to stimulants. Twenty percent of these children respond to stimulants and the AD is HD. going to respond at all, it's at very light doses, small doses. "
Many people with ADHD-PI however, successfully use stimulant treatment. For … Read More