ADHD Drugs – Long Term Effect

Given the frequency of use of medications in our society today, I think there is much to learn once we see what happens when people are on medications for chronic conditions for their entire life.

Although this study only looks at 10 years and was funded by drug manufacturers, I think it’s a promising study that shows that kids that take stimulants for ADHD may have an initial slowing in weight and height, but that over 10 years there was no difference.

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