ADHD drugs not linked to stroke in children

Children who take medication to manage attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) do not appear to be at an increased risk for strokes.

The 14-year study looked at 2.5 million youth aged between two and 19, who took stimulant medication to manage ADHD.

The study, presented at the American Stroke Association’s 2014 International Stroke Conference, found no link between taking ADHD medication and risk of either ischemic strokes (involving blood clots) or hemorrhagic strokes (bleeds).

Read more at American Stroke Association