Long-term use and discontinuation of methylphenidate with hyperactive children.

Abstract

The long-term effects of methylphenidate on the behavior and academic functioning of hyperactive children are described. 36 children having a positive response to methylphenidate entered a three-year follow-up study in which they were closely monitored physically, behaviorally and psychometrically. During this period 13 children spontaneously discontinued… (More)

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