There is no one "best" ADHD medication that works for everyone, as each person's brain chemistry and individual symptoms can vary. However, stimulant medications, such as methylphenidate (Ritalin) and amphetamine (Adderall), are often considered the first-line treatment for adults with ADHD, as they are effective in improving attention, reducing hyperactivity and impulsivity, and improving overall quality of life.
Non-stimulant medications, such as atomoxetine (Strattera) or guanfacine (Intuniv), may also be effective in treating ADHD symptoms in adults, particularly for those who are unable to tolerate or do not respond well to stimulant medications. It's important to work with a healthcare professional or mental health provider to determine the best course of treatment for your individual needs, based on your symptoms, medical history, and any potential risk factors. Regular monitoring and adjustments to your medication regimen may also be necessary to achieve optimal symptom control.