The recently released report from Express Scripts showing a dramatic rise in the use of stimulant medications, often prescribed for ADHD, also shows that the use of the meds is dramatically higher among citizens of southern states. “Unfortunately there are less appropriate uses of the medication that may also be driving these increases but raise safety concerns given the potential side effects and addictive nature of stimulants,” said Dr. David Muzina, a psychiatrist and Express Scripts’ vice president of specialist practice,
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