Medco Health Solutions 2004 Drug Trend Report has revealed eye-opening data about medication spending to treat behavioral disorders in pediatric patients. Specifically, spending on drugs primarily used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder skyrocketed by 369% for children under age 5. The number of children taking 1 or more prescription medications to treat behavior-related conditions hit almost 9% for those children taking at least 1 medication overall. Other significant findings of the analysis are as follows:
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