Do adrenergically active drugs have a role in the first-line treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?

@article{Hazell2005DoAA,
  title={Do adrenergically active drugs have a role in the first-line treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?},
  author={Philip L Hazell},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={1989 - 1998}
}
  • P. Hazell
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Psychology, Biology, Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
Adrenergically active drugs used for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) include the α-agonists, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, tricyclics and the selective noradrenergic re-uptake inhibitors. In addition to a longer duration of treatment effect than the predominantly dopaminergic psychostimulant drugs, a theoretical advantage of the adrenergically active drugs is a lesser tendency to aggravate common comorbidities of ADHD, such as anxiety, obsessionality, depression… 
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