A randomized controlled trial of clonidine added to psychostimulant medication for hyperactive and aggressive children.

@article{Hazell2003ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of clonidine added to psychostimulant medication for hyperactive and aggressive children.},
  author={Philip Hazell and J. E. B. Stuart},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 8},
  pages={886-94}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare clonidine with placebo added to ongoing psychostimulant therapy for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder with comorbid oppositional defiant disorder or conduct disorder. METHOD Children 6 to 14 years of age recruited through 2000 to 2001 were randomized to receive clonidine syrup 0.10 to 0.20 mg/day (n = 38) or placebo (n = 29) for 6 weeks. Primary outcome measures were the Conduct and Hyperactive Index subscales of the parent-report Conners Behavior… CONTINUE READING

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