Some ADHD Drugs Riskier for Psychosis Than Others

 ADHD in the News 2019-03-21

Psychotic episodes in young people with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder were significantly more common when they took amphetamine (Adderall) versus methylphenidate (Ritalin), an insurance claims analysis showed..."The events were rare, so people shouldn't be too alarmed, but I think the take home for providers is that it's important to screen for other risk factors for psychosis," Moran told MedPage Today.