methylphenidate

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Synonyms for methylphenidate

central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children

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Shire's portfolio of ADHD treatments includes VYVANSE (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate), the first prodrug stimulant, which is planned to launch June 2007, DAYTRANA(TM) (methylphenidate transdermal system), the first and only ADHD patch, and ADDERALL XR(R) (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product), a long-acting formulated stimulant.
26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc announced that its Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) patch, DAYTRANA(TM) (methylphenidate transdermal system), has significant efficacy in reducing the symptoms of ADHD in children aged 6 to 12 years, even when the ADHD patch is taken off earlier than the recommended nine hours.
For physicians and parents who want individualized control of a patient's ADHD symptoms, our data show that ADHD symptoms still are significantly controlled when the ADHD patch is used for less than its recommended nine-hour wear time, but the effect of the medication decreases upon patch removal," explained clinical trial principal investigator Timothy E.
Daytrana, the first and only transdermal ADHD patch, is already an FDA-approved ADHD treatment for children 6 to 12 years.
only ADHD patch, and ADDERALL XRA[R] (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine
In addition to SPD465, Shire's portfolio of ADHD treatments includes VYVANSE(TM) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate), the first prodrug stimulant, which is planned to launch 2Q 2007, DAYTRANA(TM) (methylphenidate transdermal system), the first and only ADHD patch, and ADDERALL XR(R) (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product), a long-acting formulated stimulant.