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Long-Term Effects of ADHD Medication on Adult Height: Results From the NESARC
J Clin Psychiatry 2013;74(11):1123-1125 [letter]
Copyright 2013 Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
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To the Editor: Methylphenidate is the most commonly prescribed medication to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents. The long-term impact of methylphenidate on adult height remains debated because a significant negative impact on children’s growth has been suggested. The Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD showed that children receiving methylphenidate had heights of 0.17 standard deviations below the population mean at the age of 9 years.