Retrospective of Children With ADHD and Cardiac Symptoms

This study has been terminated.
(insufficient number of eligible subjects)
Information provided by:
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Identifier:
First received: December 19, 2005
Last updated: July 5, 2011
Last verified: September 2007

There is some evidence suggesting ADHD medication interaction could result in mild myocardial ischemia/infarct.

Congenital Disorders

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: A Retrospective Study of Children With ADHD and Cardiac Symptoms

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Further study details as provided by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta:

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: January 1999
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Detailed Description:

Children with no previous cardiac history who have been on Adderall for ADHD, have developed acute cardiac symptoms after the addition of Straterra for the treatment of ADHD.

We wish to do a study of the medication interactions of Straterra and other ADHD medications focusing on the cardiac manifestations.

We will collect the following information on each patient: Medical Record Number, Account number, Dates of Admission, Discharge, Treatment or Death, Information Regarding Cardiac Signs and Symptoms, Medication Information, Age, Weight, Diagnoses


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

retro chart review


Inclusion Criteria:

  • ADHD
  • myocardial ischemia/infarct
  • no previous cardiac history
  • added Straterra
  • already taking Adderall

Exclusion Criteria:

  • those who do not meet inclusion criteria
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00266955

United States, Georgia
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Principal Investigator: Martha Clabby, MD Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00266955     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 04-111
Study First Received: December 19, 2005
Last Updated: July 5, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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Straterra processed this record on October 13, 2015