Prescription stimulant misuse, abuse prevalent among adults with ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2019-02-07

Nonmedical use of prescription stimulant medications is highly prevalent in the U.S. and can lead to serious adverse health outcomes, especially when taken by nonoral routes, according to study data. The data came from two studies presented by Stephen Faraone, PhD, from SUNY Upstate Medical University, at the 2019 American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders Annual Meeting.