Willemijn M. Meijer

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BACKGROUND New drugs and new formulations enter the growing market for ADHD medication. The growing awareness of possible persistence of ADHD impairment beyond childhood and adolescence resulting in increased pharmacotherapy of ADHD in adults, is also a good reason for making an inventory of the what is generally known about pharmacotherapy in ADHD. AIM(More)
OBJECTIVE To detect whether there were socio-economic differences in the overall use of prescription and OCT drugs among adolescents. METHODS This study was a secondary analysis of questionnaire data collected to investigate socio-economic differences in health risk behaviour and decision-making. RESULTS About 20% of the 741 girls and 10% of the 736(More)
To study the association between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug use and the incidence of hospitalization due to injuries. A random sample of 150,000 persons (0-18 years) was obtained from the Dutch PHARMO record linkage system. An ADHD medication cohort as well as an up to six age/sex/index date sampled control cohort with no history(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the nature of duplicate medication (DM) alerts, their management by community pharmacists, and potential characteristics of DM alerts that lead to interventions by pharmacists. METHODS Observational study in 53 community pharmacies. Each pharmacist registered the nature and management of 24 DM alerts on a structured form. (More)
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