Modafinil film-coated tablets in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, fixed-dose study followed by abrupt discontinuation.

@article{Swanson2006ModafinilFT,
  title={Modafinil film-coated tablets in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, fixed-dose study followed by abrupt discontinuation.},
  author={James M. Swanson and Laurence Lee Greenhill and Frank A. L{\'o}pez and Andrew Sedillo and Craig Q. Earl and John G. Jiang and Joseph Biederman},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={
          137-47
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this fixed-dose study was to determine the efficacy and safety of a new formulation of modafinil (modafinil film-coated tablets) in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In addition, the effect of abrupt discontinuation of modafinil was evaluated in a 2-week observation period. METHOD Patients aged 6 to 17 years with DSM-IV-TR-defined ADHD were randomly assigned to 7 weeks of double-blind treatment with modafinil or placebo… CONTINUE READING

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