ADHD

Do preschool children with ADHD get the behavioral therapy they need?

April 24, 2022

At the 2022 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting, Shruti Mittal, MD, FAAP, looked at how many children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder get started on behavioral therapy before medication in the preschool years.

Newest medications for ADHD

March 23, 2022

At the 43rd National Conference on Pediatric Health Care for nurse practitioners in Dallas, Texas, a look at the newest medications for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

FDA approves Dyanavel XR for ADHD treatment in kids 6 and older

November 05, 2021

In a clinical study of healthy adults, Dyanavel XR tablets were deemed to be bioequivalent to amphetamine extended-release oral suspension in patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Prenatal exposure to analgesic opioid linked with elevated risk of ADHD

October 05, 2021

A study has found that prenatal analgesic opioid exposure of 5 or more weeks is associated with a slightly elevated risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children compared to exposure of 4 weeks or less.