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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-6517

Banaschewski, T; Coghill, D; Santosh, P; Zuddas, A; Asherson, P; Buitelaar, J; Danckaerts, M; Döpfner, M; Faraone, S V; Rothenberger, A; Sergeant, J; Steinhausen, H C; Sonuga-Barke, E J S; Taylor, E (2008). Langwirksame Medikamente zur Behandlung der hyperkinetischen Störungen. Eine systematische Übersicht und europäische Behandlungsleitlinien Teil 2: Ein quantitativer Vergleich der langwirksamen Präparate. Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie, 36(2):97-106; quiz 106.

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A panel of experts from several European countries has accomplished a systematic review of published and unpublished data on the use of long-acting medications in ADHD and hyperkinetic disorders, on the basis of which practical recommendations for the application of these medications have been developed. The current article outlines results of this analysis, comparing the effect sizes and numbers-needed to-treat for extended-release stimulant preparations and atomoxetine (ATX). It is concluded (1) that long-acting preparations should be licensed and used. (2) However, they should not completely replace short-acting medications, in view of costs as well as the greater flexibility of dosing. Individual choices of therapy are necessary. (3) Both ATX and retarded-release stimulants should be available.


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Other titles:Long-acting medications for the treatment of hyperkinetic disorders - a systematic review and European treatment guidelines. Part 2: a quantitative evaluation of long-acting medications
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, further contribution
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Date:March 2008
Deposited On:29 Dec 2008 08:46
Last Modified:05 Aug 2014 14:23
Publisher:Hans Huber
Publisher DOI:10.1024/1422-4917.36.2.97
PubMed ID:18622939

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