ADHD Drug Provigil—Studies

There have been 2 studies from the United States and Denmark on Provigil. These studies are as follows:

Denmark, June 23, 2010: A study in BioMed Central, Ltd., analyzed adverse drug reactions (ADRs) reports of psychotropic drugs (include Provigil) from 1998 to 2007 in Denmark for children from birth to 17 years old. A total of 429 ADRs were found in this age range for psychotropic drugs and 56% of these were classified as serious. Almost 20% of these ADRs were reported for children from birth up to 2 years of age and one half of ADRs were reported in adolescents, especially for antidepressants and psychostimulants. The largest shares of all ADRs reported were in the category of ‘psychiatric disorders’ (20%) and ‘nervous system disorders’ (20%). The authors concluded that, “The high number of serious ADRs reported for psychotropic medicines in the pediatric population should be a concern for health care professionals and physicians.” Source: Lise Aagaard and Ebba H Hansen, “Adverse drug reactions from psychotropic medicines in the paediatric population: analysis of reports to the Danish Medicines Agency over a decade,” BioMed Central Ltd., Vol. 3, No. 176, June 23, 2010.

United States, September 01, 2005: The Oregon Health & Science University, Evidence-Based Practice Center published a report that reviewed 2,287 studies, virtually every study conducted on “ADHD” drugs (including Provigil), and found that there were no trials showing the effectiveness of these drugs and that there was a lack of evidence that they could change “academic performance, risky behaviors, social achievements etc.” Source: “Drug Class Review on Pharmacologic Treatments for ADHD,” Final Report, Oregon Health & Science University, Evidence-Based Practice Center, September 2005; M. Alexander Otto, “Are ADHD drugs safe?” The News Tribune, September 26, 2005.

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