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Kenmore, Washington 98028


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of an herbal product for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents.


Study summary:

ADHD is a common childhood disorder associated with concentration problems and disruptive behavior. Evidence suggests that herbal remedies may be as effective as standard drug therapies in treating ADHD symptoms. This study will determine the safety and efficacy of an herbal treatment in children and adolescents with ADHD. This study will last 9 weeks. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive either an herbal product or placebo three times a day for the duration of the study. Participants will come in for weekly study visits at which their ADHD symptoms and any side effects will be assessed by self-report rating scales.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Diagnosis of ADHD - Score of greater than 1.5 standard deviation above the age and gender norms on the ADHD-IV rating scale - Parents and children can understand English - Parents and children willing to attend all study visits - Able to swallow study medication - Willing to use acceptable methods of contraception Exclusion Criteria: - Severe depression - History of bipolar disorder, psychosis, severe conduct disorder, or other serious medical conditions - Use of medications that may interact with the herbal product - Current use of medications to treat ADHD - Previous use of Hypericum - Pregnancy


NCT ID:

NCT00100295


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Wendy Weber, ND, MPH
Bastyr University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Kenmore, Washington 98028
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: June 25, 2018

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