More evidence needed to inform ADHD medication guidelines

 ADHD in the News 2019-05-30

The authors of a new study led by the University of Sydney suggest a lack of clarity on appropriate maximum dose limits for stimulant medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) could be confusing for doctors, with some patients potentially not receiving sufficient dosages...The meta-analysis, published in JAMA Pediatrics today, examined 49 international studies administering a common stimulant by titration (testing a range of doses to find the best dose for the individual) to over 6800 children and adolescents with ADHD.