Bupropion versus methylphenidate in the treatment of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: randomized double-blind study.

@article{Jafarinia2012BupropionVM,
  title={Bupropion versus methylphenidate in the treatment of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: randomized double-blind study.},
  author={Morteza Jafarinia and Mohammad Reza Mohammadi and Amirhossein Modabbernia and Mandana Ashrafi and Danial Khajavi and M. H. Nssehzadeh Tabrizi and Noorollah Yadegari and Shahin Akhondzadeh},
  journal={Human psychopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          411-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the safety and efficacy of bupropion with methylphenidate in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). METHODS In a 6-week randomized double-blind study, 44 patients with a DSM-IV-TR diagnosis of ADHD were randomly assigned to receive bupropion 100-150 mg/day (100 mg/day for <30 kg and 150 mg/day for >30 kg) or methylphenidate 20-30 mg/day. Symptoms were assessed using Teacher and Parent Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Rating… CONTINUE READING
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