Safety of therapeutic methylphenidate in adults: a systematic review of the evidence

@article{Godfrey2009SafetyOT,
  title={Safety of therapeutic methylphenidate in adults: a systematic review of the evidence},
  author={J. Godfrey},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={194 - 205}
}
  • J. Godfrey
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychopharmacology
  • Abstract Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often persists into adulthood. Stimulant drugs, including methylphenidate, have showed efficacy in trials for ADHD in adults. Adult psychiatrists are likely to encounter increasing numbers of adult patients who may benefit from methylphenidate. A systematic review of the literature was made to examine the evidence on the safety of methylphenidate, when used therapeutically in adults. Twenty-six placebo-controlled trials were found, in… CONTINUE READING
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