ADHD medications cut risks for early death, especially by overdose: study

The drugs do not seem to raise the chance of dying from natural causes, but reduced odds of fatal accidents.
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Patients diagnosed with ADHD show a marked decline in their two-year risk for death once they start taking medication, research shows.

That was particularly true for deaths due to accidents and drug overdose, concluded researchers led by Dr Zheng Chang (PhD), of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.