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Gettysburg Health Alert: ADHD Meds in Childhood Do Not Increase Future Drug Use Risk. Doctor Explains

Posted on AllSides December 27th, 2023
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The Big Picture: Dr. Puja Uppal, Family Medicine, "Taking ADHD medications as a young person does not increase the risk of substance use disorders later in life." Doctor's Expert Insights about ADHD Treatments and Future Drug Use Risk in Gettysburg Know this: "This new data should bring good news to families managing their children's ADHD. The study shows that children treated with prescription stimulants for ADHD don't have a higher risk of substance use disorder (SUD) later in life. This addresses a major concern about ADHD medication and its long-term...

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