All rights reserved. .. Please try again later. This drug is available as a generic, but only the brand-name version Intuniv is approved for use in children with ADHD. However it is important to first investigate whether the anxiety symptoms are as a result of ADHD. See additional information. Choosing the right medication for a patient with ADHD is often about avoiding worsening other health problems. Intermediate-acting. When practiced consistently, these calming therapies work to increase attention and focus and decrease impulsivity, anxiety, and depression.