Amantadine versus methylphenidate in children and adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a randomized, double‐blind trial

@article{Mohammadi2010AmantadineVM,
  title={Amantadine versus methylphenidate in children and adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a randomized, double‐blind trial},
  author={Mohammad Reza Mohammadi and Mohammad Reza Kazemi and Ebtehal Zia and Shamsali Rezazadeh and Mina Tabrizi and Shahin Akhondzadeh},
  journal={Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental},
  year={2010},
  volume={25}
}
Objective The aim of the present study was to further evaluate, under double blind and controlled conditions, the efficacy of amantadine for attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents as compared to methylphenidate. 
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