Stimulant use linked to sudden death in children without heart problems

JAMA. 2009 Aug 12;302(6):613-4. doi: 10.1001/jama.2009.1115.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • News

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / drug therapy
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Central Nervous System Stimulants / administration & dosage*
  • Central Nervous System Stimulants / adverse effects*
  • Child
  • Death, Sudden / etiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Medical History Taking
  • Methylphenidate / administration & dosage
  • Methylphenidate / adverse effects
  • National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
  • Research Support as Topic
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • United States
  • United States Food and Drug Administration
  • Young Adult

Substances

  • Central Nervous System Stimulants
  • Methylphenidate