Utilization of Stimulants and Atomoxetine for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder among 5.4 Million Children Using Population-Based Longitudinal Data.

@article{Furu2017UtilizationOS,
  title={Utilization of Stimulants and Atomoxetine for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder among 5.4 Million Children Using Population-Based Longitudinal Data.},
  author={Kari Furu and \Oystein Karlstad and Helga Zoega and Jaana E. Martikainen and Shahram Bahmanyar and Helle Kieler and Anton Potteg{\aa}rd},
  journal={Basic & clinical pharmacology & toxicology},
  year={2017},
  volume={120 4},
  pages={373-379}
}
Use of stimulants to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has increased over the past two decades and varies substantially between countries. The objective of this multinational population-based study was to examine utilization of ADHD drugs (stimulants and atomoxetine) including comedication with other psychotropic drugs in the entire child population in the five Nordic countries. We included longitudinal data on dispensed ADHD drugs from five Nordic prescription registers… CONTINUE READING

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