Combined Pharmacotherapy

Research Update

The Evidence Base for Polypharmacy in ADHD

Topics: ADHD | aggression | Central Alpha Agonists | Combined Pharmacotherapy | Divalproex | polypharmacy | Risperidone | Stimulants

REVIEW OF: Baker M et al, J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 2021;31(3):148–163 TYPE of Study: Literature review Psychotropic polypharmacy is increasingly the norm in clinical practice. We use it to address persistent symptoms or to target comorbid conditions, though we do so at the risk of increased side effects, more drug interactions, and worsened p

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