Korean J Psychopharmacol.  2010 Jan;21(1):35-39.

Panax Ginseng Extract in a Boy with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Affiliations
  • 1Clinical Psychology Laboratory, Dankook Medical Center, Cheonan, Korea.
  • 2Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea. paperose@dku.edu
  • 3Research Center for Environment and Children's Health, Dankook University Medical Center, Cheonan, Korea.

Abstract

New treatment strategies to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been introduced recently. We report and review the effect of Panax ginseng extract administration in a 7 year-old boy with drug naive ADHD. We administered Panax ginseng extract 1,800 mg/day to him for 8 weeks. There were improvement of scores in Attention Diagnostic System, Clinical Global Improvement, Conner's ADHD Rating scale and Dupaul ADHD Rating scale.

Keyword

WordszzAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Ginseng

MeSH Terms

Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Panax
Polyenes
Polyenes
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