FDA Warns of Painful Erections from ADHD Drugs

by Sheela Philomena on  December 21, 2013 at 2:19 PM Drug News   - G J E 4
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs cause prolonged and painful erections, says study.

According to US regulators, Ritalin and similar medicines with the active ingredient methylphenidate could also lead to permanent penis damage, reported.
 FDA Warns of Painful Erections from ADHD Drugs
FDA Warns of Painful Erections from ADHD Drugs

The National Institutes of Health said that ADHD is one of the most common childhood disorders which can cause difficulty with staying focused and controlling behavior, and 61 percent of patients prescribed methylphenidate or dexmethylphenidate products last year were male.

The Food and Drug Administration said that the drugs' labels have been updated to include information about the possible risks.

Source: ANI

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