Not All Drugs Are Equal In Treating Teen Drivers With ADHD

Thu, 07 Sep 2006 08:00 AM EST

... Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have found that teenage drivers with attention deficit hyper activity disorder (ADHD) drive better when they took OROS methylphenidate (OROS MPH), a controlled-release stimulant, rather than extended release amphetamine salts (se-AMPH ER). The findings, which reinforce the use of OROS MPH to improve driving performance in teens with ADHD, will appear in the September issue of Pediatrics. ...