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ADHD

ADHD (or Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a neurodevelopmental type mental disorder. It is characterised two main categories of two types of behavioural problems:

  • inattentiveness
  • hyperactivity and impulsiveness

Most people with ADHD have problems that fall into both categories, but it doesn’t have to be the case. If a person just has inattentiveness it is referred to as attention deficit disorder (ADD).

Methylphenidate is a commonly used medication used to treat patients suffering from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Methylphenidate is part of a group of drugs known as stimulants. Central nervous system stimulants help change the amounts of natural substances in the brain. But it is not the only intervention; others include Bupropion, exercise and CBT (Cognitive behavioural therapy).

Extensive ADHD research and case studies have been carried out over numerous years. Trip has unrivalled coverage of the evidence base including systematic reviews, clinical trials, clinical guidelines and case studies.

Studies are ongoing to assess the safety and effectiveness of stimulants used on children with ADHD and intellectual disabilities as well as in other populations and other interventions. Trip also includes ongoing controlled trials and ongoing systematic reviews (via the PROSPERO database).

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21. Amphetamines for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. (PubMed)

Amphetamines for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a childhood-onset disorder characterised by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD can persist into adulthood and can affects individuals' social and occupational functioning, as well as their quality of life and health. ADHD is frequently associated with other mental disorders such as substance use disorders and anxiety and affective disorders. Amphetamines (...) are used to treat adults with ADHD, but uncertainties about their efficacy and safety remain.To examine the efficacy and safety of amphetamines for adults with ADHD.In August 2017, we searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase, PsycINFO, 10 other databases, and two trials registers, and we ran citation searches for included studies. We also contacted the corresponding authors of all included studies, other experts in the field, and the pharmaceutical company, Shire, and we searched the reference lists

2018 Cochrane

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2018 Trip Latest and Greatest

23. Pharmacological treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children with comorbid tic disorders. (PubMed)

Pharmacological treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children with comorbid tic disorders. This is an update of the original Cochrane Review published in Issue 4, 2011.Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most prevalent of the comorbid psychiatric disorders that complicate tic disorders. Medications commonly used to treat ADHD symptoms include stimulants such as methylphenidate and amphetamine; non-stimulants, such as atomoxetine; tricyclic (...) antidepressants; and alpha agonists. Alpha agonists are also used as a treatment for tics. Due to the impact of ADHD symptoms on the child with tic disorder, treatment of ADHD is often of greater priority than the medical management of tics. However, for many decades, clinicians have been reluctant to use stimulants to treat children with ADHD and tics for fear of worsening their tics.  OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of pharmacological treatments for ADHD in children with comorbid tic disorders on symptoms

2018 Cochrane

24. Stimulants for ADHD in children: Revisited

Stimulants for ADHD in children: Revisited Stimulants for ADHD in children: Revisited January - February 2018 Mailing Address: Therapeutics Initiative The University of British Columbia Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2176 Health Sciences Mall Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z3 Tel.: 604 822 0700 Fax: 604 822 0701 E-mail: info@ti.ubc.ca www.ti.ubc.ca 110 T his Letter reviews our previous publications and research on this topic and explores whether our publications have led (...) to a change in prescribing of stimulants to children in BC. Despite concerns, stimulant drug treatment of childhood at- tention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has increased worldwide over the last two decades. 1 The optimal manage- ment of this behavioral condition remains unknown and this is reflected in the wide variation of stimulant treatment by country, jurisdiction, income, race and ethnicity. 1,2 Children are particularly vulnerable to harms of long- term drug therapies and there should

2018 Therapeutics Letter

25. Methylphenidate for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents - assessment of adverse events in non-randomised studies. (PubMed)

Methylphenidate for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents - assessment of adverse events in non-randomised studies. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder in childhood. The psychostimulant methylphenidate is the most frequently used medication to treat it. Several studies have investigated the benefits of methylphenidate, showing possible favourable effects on ADHD symptoms, but the true magnitude (...) of the effect is unknown. Concerning adverse events associated with the treatment, our systematic review of randomised clinical trials (RCTs) demonstrated no increase in serious adverse events, but a high proportion of participants suffered a range of non-serious adverse events.To assess the adverse events associated with methylphenidate treatment for children and adolescents with ADHD in non-randomised studies.In January 2016, we searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase, PsycINFO, CINAHL, 12 other databases

2018 Cochrane

26. Cognitive-behavioural interventions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. (PubMed)

Cognitive-behavioural interventions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental condition characterised by symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, along with deficits in executive function, emotional regulation and motivation. The persistence of ADHD in adulthood is a serious clinical problem.ADHD significantly affects social interactions, study and employment performance.Previous studies (...) suggest that cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) could be effective in treating adults with ADHD, especially when combined with pharmacological treatment. CBT aims to change the thoughts and behaviours that reinforce harmful effects of the disorder by teaching people techniques to control the core symptoms. CBT also aims to help people cope with emotions, such as anxiety and depression, and to improve self-esteem.To assess the effects of cognitive-behavioural-based therapy for ADHD in adults.In June

2018 Cochrane

27. Diagnoses of Cardiovascular Disease or Substance Addiction/Abuse in US Adults Treated for ADHD with Stimulants or Atomoxetine: Is Use Consistent with Product Labeling? (PubMed)

Diagnoses of Cardiovascular Disease or Substance Addiction/Abuse in US Adults Treated for ADHD with Stimulants or Atomoxetine: Is Use Consistent with Product Labeling? Among US adults, utilization of pharmacotherapy for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has increased more than ninefold since 1995-1996. Potential contraindications to ADHD pharmacotherapy include serious cardiovascular disease (CVD) and, for stimulants, addictions and bipolar disorder (BPD).To assess the prevalence (...) of potential contraindications among adults treated with ADHD pharmacotherapy.A retrospective cohort analysis was performed using the Truven Health MarketScan® database. Subjects filled ≥ 1 prescription for atomoxetine or ≥ 1 stimulant in 2014-2015, were aged 18-64 years, commercially insured throughout observation, and diagnosed with ADHD on two or more medical claims. Diagnoses and medical procedures were measured in the 12 months prior to pharmacotherapy initiation. Metrics included serious CVD

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2018 Drugs - real world outcomes

28. Causes and risk factors: Pharmacological treatment reduces the risk of motor vehicle crashes among men and women with ADHD

Causes and risk factors: Pharmacological treatment reduces the risk of motor vehicle crashes among men and women with ADHD Pharmacological treatment reduces the risk of motor vehicle crashes among men and women with ADHD | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username (...) and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Pharmacological treatment reduces the risk of motor vehicle crashes among men and women with ADHD Article Text Commentary Causes and risk factors Pharmacological

2018 Evidence-Based Mental Health

29. Bupropion for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. (PubMed)

Bupropion for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a prevalent neurobiological condition, characterised by behavioral and cognitive symptoms such as inattention, impulsivity and/or excessive activity. The syndrome is commonly accompanied by psychiatric comorbidities and is associated with educational and occupational underachievement.Although psychostimulant medications are the mainstay of treatment for ADHD, not all (...) adults respond optimally to, or can tolerate, these medicines. Thus, alternative non-stimulant treatment approaches for ADHD have been explored. One of these alternatives is bupropion, an aminoketone antidepressant and non-competitive antagonism of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Bupropion is registered for the treatment of depression and smoking cessation, but is also used off-label to treat ADHD.To assess the effects and safety of bupropion for the treatment of adults with ADHD.We searched

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2017 Cochrane

30. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): avoid guanfacine

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): avoid guanfacine Prescrire IN ENGLISH - Spotlight ''Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): avoid guanfacine'', 1 October 2017 {1} {1} {1} | | > > > Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): avoid guanfacine Spotlight Every month, the subjects in Prescrire’s Spotlight. 100 most recent :  |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |  Spotlight Attention deficit (...) hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): avoid guanfacine In children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), guanfacine has no proven efficacy in improving family and social relationships. On the other hand, it has frequent, sometimes severe, adverse effects. In practice, it is best to avoid guanfacine. The diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children is based on non-specific behavioural symptoms: inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. The disruptive impact

2017 Prescrire

31. Attentin (dexamfetamine) - attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Attentin (dexamfetamine) - attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Attentin (dexamfetamine) × Insert searchphrase to search the website Insert searchphrase to search the website > > > Attentin (dexamfetamine) Conclusion Attentin (dexamfetamine) is a CNS stimulant agent for treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents aged 6-17 years. Attentin can be used second-line when response to methylphenidate is not sufficiently effective or has caused (...) unacceptable adverse reactions. The indication for medicinal treatment of ADHD is made by a specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry upon which further treatment (maintenance treatment) may be decided by the general practitioner in collaboration with a child and adolescent psychiatrist (1). Pharmaceutical treatment should not be the only treatment for ADHD, but should be combined with non-pharmaceutical interventions (1). The effect of dexamfetamine on ADHD core symptoms in children and adults has

2017 Danish Pharmacotherapy Reviews

32. Intuniv (guanfacine) - ADHD

Intuniv (guanfacine) - ADHD Intuniv® (guanfacine) × Insert searchphrase to search the website Insert searchphrase to search the website > > > Intuniv® (guanfacine) Conclusion With Intuniv (guanfacine), a new type of non-stimulant ADHD medication is introduced. Intuniv is approved for the treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents when central nervous stimulants are not suitable, not tolerated or have no effect. Thus, Intuniv has a more restrictive indication compared to the other non (...) -stimulant ADHD medicine, atomoxetine. Compared to placebo, Intuniv has an effect on ADHD core symptoms with medium effect size. It suggests that the effect of Intuniv is lower than that of methylphenidate, but comparable to or higher than that of atomoxetine. No convincing effect on functioning has been established. Adverse reactions and risks of interactions are significant and may be serious; especially sedation and somnolence are common and influence Intuniv's effect on ADHD core symptoms. Intuniv

2017 Danish Pharmacotherapy Reviews

33. ADHD Medication and Substance-Related Problems

ADHD Medication and Substance-Related Problems Substance use disorders are major contributors to excess mortality among individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), yet associations between pharmacological ADHD treatment and substance-related problems remain unclear. This study investigated concurrent and long-term associations between ADHD medication treatment and substance-related events.The authors analyzed 2005-2014 commercial health care claims from 2,993,887 (47.2 (...) % female) adolescent and adult ADHD patients. Within-individual analyses compared the risk of substance-related events (i.e., emergency department visits related to substance use disorders) during months in which patients received prescribed stimulant medication or atomoxetine relative to the risk during months in which they did not.In adjusted within-individual comparisons, relative to periods in which patients did not receive ADHD medication, male patients had 35% lower odds of concurrent substance

2017 EvidenceUpdates

34. Effectiveness of methylphenidate and PUFA for the treatment of patients with ADHD: A double-blinded randomized clinical trial (PubMed)

Effectiveness of methylphenidate and PUFA for the treatment of patients with ADHD: A double-blinded randomized clinical trial In some children with ADHD, sub-optimal levels of various nutrients including PUFA especially omega-3 has been observed, and contradictory reports exist on the results of studies conducted on the positive therapeutic effects of PUFA in patients with ADHD.The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of methylphenidate and PUFA on treatment of patients (...) with ADHD in Zahedan, Iran.In this clinical trial, 40 children between 6 and 12 years of age with ADHD were investigated in Zahedan in 2014. Patients were randomly divided into two groups of methylphenidate plus PUFA and methylphenidate plus placebo. ADHD rating scale was filled before and after the study for patients of both groups. Finally, data were analyzed using SPSS18, paired-samples t-test and chi-square.Mean age of patients was 2.9±1.8 years. Thirty-three children (82.5%) were boys and seven

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2017 Electronic physician

35. Occupational therapy for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Occupational therapy for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Occupational therapy for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Occupational therapy for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) HAYES, Inc Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation HAYES, Inc. Occupational therapy for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD (...) ) Lansdale: HAYES, Inc. Directory Publication. 2017 Authors' conclusions Occupational therapy (OT) for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) encompasses a wide array of interventions, with the aim of increasing function in all aspects of life and settings (school, home, etc.). Specific interventions vary and are determined by the occupational therapist depending on the presenting problems, deficits, and the therapist's determination of the best course of treatment. OT interventions for ADHD can

2017 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

36. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of adults with ADHD: a meta-review

Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of adults with ADHD: a meta-review Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of adults with ADHD: a meta-review | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers (...) of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of adults with ADHD: a meta-review Article Text Clinical reviews Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of adults with ADHD: a meta-review Free Franco De

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2017 Evidence-Based Mental Health

38. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents

2017 DynaMed Plus

40. Medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children

Medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children

2017 DynaMed Plus