ADHD Medication Claims Among US Women Aged 15-44 Years ADHD Medication Claims Among US Women Aged 15-44 Years

ADHD medication prescriptions are increasingly common among privately insured, reproductive-aged women. Are they being counseled on the risks of ADHD medication exposure before and during pregnancy?Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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Authors: Miettunen J, Haapea M, Björnholm L, Huhtaniska S, Juola T, Kinnunen L, Lehtiniemi H, Lieslehto J, Rautio N, Nordström T Abstract The Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 is a large population-based birth cohort, which aims to promote health and wellbeing of the population. In this paper, we systematically review the psychiatric research performed in the cohort until today, i.e. at the age of 32 years of the cohort (2018). We conducted a systematic literature search using the databases of PubMed and Scopus and complemented it with a manual search. We found a total of 94 articles, which were cla...
Source: International Journal of Circumpolar Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Int J Circumpolar Health Source Type: research
(Natural News) Life begins at conception, but is molded in gestation. Pregnancy is the most important stage of a human being’s development, especially in the early stages when the central nervous system (including the brain) is formed. Through science, we discovered that genes from both contributors, the mother and father, are passed down and inherited...
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Abstract Maternal smoking during pregnancy, a form of developmental nicotine exposure (DNE), is associated with increased nicotine use and neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD in children. Here, we characterize the behavioral, rhythmometric, neuropharmacological, and epigenetic consequences of DNE in the F1 (first) and F2 (second) generation adolescent offspring of mice exposed to nicotine prior to and throughout breeding. We assessed the effects of passive oral methylphenidate (MPH) administration and voluntary nicotine consumption on home cage activity rhythms and activity and risk-taking behaviors in the o...
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CONCLUSION:: There is an association between maternal acetaminophen use during pregnancy and the risk of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in offspring. The timing and duration of acetaminophen use during pregnancy may have a major effect on the risk of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. PMID: 30654621 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Aust N Z J Psychiatry Source Type: research
(MedPage Today) -- ADHD joins other neurodevelopmental disorders associated with anti-convulsant drugs when taken during pregnancy
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(MedPage Today) -- Study adds to list of neurodevelopment outcomes linked with anti-seizure drug
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A woman’s use of the drug during pregnancy was associated with a small but significantly increased risk of ADHD in the offspring, even after adjusting for any possible psychiatric disease, epilepsy, and other factors, researchers said.
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FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 -- Use of the antiepileptic drug (AED) valproate during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among offspring, according to a study published online Jan. 4 in JAMA...
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