Association between medication prescription for atopic diseases and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Schans2016AssociationBM,
  title={Association between medication prescription for atopic diseases and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Jurjen van der Schans and Janine C. Pleiter and Tjalling W de Vries and Catharina C. M. Schuiling-Veninga and Jens H. J. Bos and Pieter J. Hoekstra and Eelko Hak},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2016},
  volume={117 2},
  pages={
          186-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND Data on the association between atopic diseases and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been inconclusive. OBJECTIVE To assess whether children with drug-treated ADHD are more likely to receive treatment for asthma, allergic rhinitis, or eczema before the start of ADHD medication use compared with controls and to examine the effect of parents receiving medication for ADHD and atopic diseases on ADHD medication use in their offspring. METHODS We conducted a… CONTINUE READING
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