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LETTER: A commentary on “A young man with acute dilated cardiomyopathy associated with methylphenidate”

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Author(s): Ahmad Ghanizadeh

Journal: Vascular Health and Risk Management
ISSN 1176-6344

Volume: 2009;
Issue: default;
Start page: 525;
Date: 2009;
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ABSTRACT
Ahmad Ghanizadeh1,21Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, IranWith reference to the report by Nymark and colleagues,1 there are some points that should be highlighted. There is certainly a debate over whether methylphenidate is truly safe regarding possible cardiac side effects.