Short Communication: Agomelatine Treating Patients With ADHD

Journal of Attention Disorders, 06/08/2012

Niederhofer H – When ADHD therapy with Methylphenidate or Atomoxetine is not indicated e.g. because of adverse side effects and if an ADHD patient suffers from additional sleep disorders, Agomelatine might be a helpful therapeutic alternative.


  • This assumption was proved in ten ADHD patients in a placebo controlled manner.


  • Agomelatine’s effect was superior to that of placebo, but seems to be less than that of Methylphenidate or placebo.

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