The tablets you will be given over the counter are supplements and therefore cannot really cause you harm but may not benefit you either. The medications used to treat ADD must be prescribed by a doctor (GP, neurologist or psychiatrist) after a thorough evaluation to confirm your diagnosis. Your GP should be able to point you in the direction of a professional who can assess you; alternatively contact the Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Support Group of South Africa at www.adhasa.co.za for a medical professional in your area.
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