Onset of Efficacy of Long-Acting Psychostimulants in Pediatric Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  title={Onset of Efficacy of Long-Acting Psychostimulants in Pediatric Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder},
  author={Matthew Brams and A. Mao and R. Doyle},
  journal={Postgraduate Medicine},
  pages={69 - 88}
  • Matthew Brams, A. Mao, R. Doyle
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Postgraduate Medicine
  • Abstract Background: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) adversely impacts the educational achievement, mood and emotion processing, and interpersonal relationships of children and adolescents. Effective treatments include a number extended-release (ER) methylphenidate- (MPH) and amphetamine-based drugs. Some formulations release a comparatively larger bolus after dosing and can result in different onset and duration of efficacy. Objective: Provide an evidence-based description of… CONTINUE READING
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