When is drug screening recommended in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?

Updated: Sep 09, 2021
  • Author: Maggie A Wilkes, MD; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Consider periodic random drug screening by means of urine testing (witnessed) or serum testing (if witnessing of urine testing is not possible) in all patients with a history of chemical abuse or suspected chemical abuse.

Any suspected substances should be investigated.

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