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[The results of the pharmacological treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: evaluation with neuropsychological methods].

[Article in Russian]

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To investigate the dynamics of behavioral indicators, attention and memory in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) treated with noofen (capsules 250 mg).

MATERIAL AND METHOD:

In an open study, 50 patients were randomized to 2 equal groups: patients of group 1 were treated with noofen (15-20 mg/kg (500-700 mg) per day perorally in 2-3 doses); the control group received low doses of multivitamins. Duration of treatment was one month.

RESULTS:

The results of neuropsychological testing revealed the improvement of cognitive functions, including the indicators of self-control, sustained, directed and divided attention, acoustic-verbal memory, to the end of treatment.

CONCLUSION:

The initial positive changes may be the basis for obtaining better clinical results during long-term treatment.

PMID:
25403296
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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