attention deficit disorder
is problem in paying or sustaining attention. often they will be in fantasy world, forgetfulness. because of that many student are poor in scholastic skill. even though they are poor in academics, they have some ex-ordinary skill, may be good in any one of this skills,drawing, dancing, music,e.tc.
instead, of going for medicine. consult your occupational therapist, who will guide you towards attention enhancing activities.