What is the best initial treatment for an adult diagnosed with ADHD?
What is the best initial treatment for an adult diagnosed with ADHD? Evidence-based answer: Treatment with psychostimulant medications such as methylphenidate and amphetamine derivatives moderately improve short-term symptom severity compared with placebo in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and should be used as initial pharmacological treatment (SOR: A, meta-analyses of RCTs and evidence-based guideline).
Evidence-based practice 20, no. 2 (2017): E01