AD therapy linked to ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2018-02-01

Early antihistamine use in children with atopic dermatitis may be related to attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder symptoms, researchers report in the journal Allergy. The study, reported in November, suggests that even in the absence of a clinical ADHD diagnosis, pediatric atopic dermatitis patients have a higher tendency than children without atopic dermatitis to develop ADHD symptoms.