Cardiovascular safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents: population based cohort study

Winterstein, Almut G.; Gerhard, Tobias; Kubilis, Paul; Saidi, Arwa; Linden, Stephan; Crystal, Stephen; Zito, Julie; Shuster, Jonathan J.; Olfson, Mark
August 2012
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;8/11/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7869, p16
Academic Journal
The article reports on research which was carried out to determine the cardiovascular safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents. A population based retrospective cohort study design was used. The results revealed that treatment with stimulants does not increase the risk of cardiovascular events in children.


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