ADHD Drug Does Not Heighten Suicide Risk Despite FDA Warning

 ADHD in the News 2016-04-28

For more than a decade, a black box warning from the Food and Drug Administration has accompanied the ADHD drug atomoxetine cautioning users of an increased risk of suicidal thoughts. But University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers found no evidence that children taking atomoxetine were at an increased risk of suicide or suicide attempts...The findings...were published in the journal Pediatrics today.