It is estimated that between 30 – 60% of people with dyslexia also have ADD or ADHD. Getting educated on what this is is imperative.
See this post, What Parents of Dyslexics Need to Know About ADD & ADHD for more information. The following resources will help you understand the attention issues that you may be experiencing.
Helpful Resources for ADHD
Drug Information – Drugwatch.com is a comprehensive Web site featuring extensive information about medications, drug interactions, and drug side effects.
Guiding Principles for the Diagnosis and Treatment of AD/HD