Buspirone Versus Methylphenidate in the Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Double-Blind and Randomized Trial

@article{DavariAshtiani2010BuspironeVM,
  title={Buspirone Versus Methylphenidate in the Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Double-Blind and Randomized Trial},
  author={Rozita Davari-Ashtiani and Mahin Eslami Shahrbabaki and Katayoon Razjouyan and Homayoun Amini and Homa Mazhabdar},
  journal={Child Psychiatry \& Human Development},
  year={2010},
  volume={41},
  pages={641-648}
}
The efficacy and side effects of buspirone compared with methylphenidate (MPH) in the treatment of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A total of 34 children with ADHD as defined by DSM-IV-TR were randomized to buspirone or methylphenidate dosed on weight-adjusted basis at buspirone (0.5 mg/kg/day) and methylphenidate (0.3–1 mg/kg/day) for a 6-week double-blind clinical trial. The principle measures of outcome were the teacher and parent ADHD Rating Scale. The side… 
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