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ADHD


Pharmacists should be aware of the treatment options for ADHD conditions in adults, writes Carlene McMaugh Attention deficit disorders, hyperactivity disorders, and combined attention/hyperactivity disorders in adults may not be …

More Australian adults can now access subsidised ADHD medication Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) From today (1 Feb), the Government has expanded the listing of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) to include patients who are diagnosed …

Louis Roller takes a look at a common but often stigmatised condition “The hardest thing about ADHD is it is ‘invisible’ to outsiders. People just assume that we are not …

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects many adults and children. Pharmacists play a significant role in educating patients and families about ADHD medications and the importance of adherence, as …

Children with ADHD have poor adherence to medicines prescribed to treat the condition, new research has found Researchers led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute published data in Archives of …

A study looking at a potential link between paracetamol use in pregnancy and ADHD and ASD in children has failed to establish causation, experts caution Researchers from the Johns Hopkins …

It’s a stigmatised and often poorly understood condition… but what is the pharmacist’s role in managing ADHD? asks Karalyn Huxhagen Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is defined as a complex …

A new review has examined pharmaceutical treatments for ADHD and pinpointed those most suitable for short-term use in children and adults Of the drugs available for ADHD, the most effective …

Women with ADHD may be more likely to have some adverse outcomes during pregnancy, new research suggests – but medication may not be the cause A study led by researchers …

The incidence of women of reproductive age filling scripts for ADHD medicines has soared, up to 700% in one age group The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have …

Researchers have called for an end to debating whether ADHD should be medicated, in favour of a support-based approach A high number of Australian children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) …

Antidepressants in pregnancy are not a risk factor for autism, two studies have found Two studies published by JAMA have examined the risk of autism and other adverse birth outcomes …