Dramatic increase in ADHD prescriptions filled by reproductive-age women

New research shows that the number of privately insured U.S. women aged 15–44 years who filled a prescription for an ADHD drug rose 344% between 2003 and 2015, from 0.9% to 4%. According to the study, the number of women aged 25–29 years who filled an ADHD prescription increased by 700%, while there was a 560% increase among women aged 30–34 years.

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2018/p0118-ADHD-prescriptions-increasing.html