With a growing number of children being diagnosed and treated for ADHD and ADD a need for new therapies may be needed. Most often children are treated with psychostimulants which could be compounded into route or specific dosing for a child if their needs are not met through marketed products. For children who can not tolerate, or wish to avoid, psychostimulants alternatives like zinc can be made.Double-blind, placebo-controlled study of zinc sulfate in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.