Methylphenidate: prescribing patterns in a South African primary care patient population.

  • I Truter
  • Published 2005 in Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Sales figures have indicated that there has been a steady increase in the use of methylphenidate in South Africa. The primary aim of the study was to investigate the prescribing of methylphenidate (indicated for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children, and narcolepsy) in a South African primary care patient population… (More)

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