Navigation Links
OROS(R) Methylphenidate in Adults with ADHD: New Insights
Date:5/7/2008

Final results of sub-analyses of dose-titration study and long-term,

open-label study presented today

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Although once considered to be a disorder only seen in children, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is now known to be a condition associated with a wide range of functional impairments throughout the lifespan(1). In the US, the overall prevalence of ADHD in adults is estimated to range between 3.4% and 4.4%(2), and between 30 and 70% of children with ADHD continue to exhibit symptoms into adult years(3).

Today at the 161st Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) there were new insights provided into treatment of adult ADHD with OROS(R) methylphenidate (MPH) HCl Extended-release Tablets. The findings included efficacy and safety sub-analyses from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-titration trial completed in 2007 and final results from a long-term, open-label safety trial.

"What we're learning more and more is that adult ADHD, while considered the same medical condition as pediatric ADHD, often has a strikingly different patient impact due to what can be a lifetime of functional impairment related to individualized symptoms," noted Lenard Adler*, M.D., Director of the Adult ADHD Program at the NYU Langone Medical Center and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Adler* participated as an investigator in the long-term, open-label trial and was the lead investigator of the placebo-controlled dose-titration trial presented in October 2007. In that study, 226 patients with ADHD ages 18-65 were randomized to receive placebo or OROS(R) MPH (36 to 108 mg/day) for seven weeks; results showed significant improvements with OROS(R) MPH in symptom management compared to placebo.

Efficacy Findings from Short-Term, Dose-Titration Trial

In sub-analysis fi
'/>"/>

SOURCE McNeil Pediatrics(TM), Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Commonly used medications associated with impaired physical function in older adults
2. Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Says Enactment of PA ABC Would Help More Than 8,000 Uninsured Adults in Schuylkill County
3. New Book Helps Older Adults Manage Chronic Pain
4. Los Angeles Jewish Home Unveils Auerbach Behavioral Health Center Filling Community Void for Adults Over 55
5. FDA approves VYVANSE, first and only once-daily prodrug stimulant to treat ADHD in adults
6. Social form of bullying linked to depression, anxiety in adults
7. Rat study suggests why teens get hooked on cocaine more easily than adults
8. Grocery Manufacturers Association: Canadian Risk Assessment Reaffirms Safety of Bisphenol A (BPA) for Adults and Children
9. Todays Working Adults Face Long Term Care Double Whammy, Says Denise Gott, Spokesperson for LTC Financial Partners, LLC
10. Youth and Adults Throughout Illinois Urge Governor Blagojevich and Congress: Invest Our Tax Dollars Wisely
11. AUDIO from Medialink and Apple Products Research and Education Council: New Research -- Adults Who Eat Apples, Apple Juice Have Healthier Diets and Lower Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... Springs, LA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ... holiday across the United States usually celebrated throughout that ... recently though, those summer days now mark the start ... in crashes involving teen drivers. In 2012 nearly ... during the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day. ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... By Dennis Thompson ... -- Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect ... down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report. ... stressful events are linked to increased shortening of telomeres, the ... quickly cells age. "We found that over a one-year ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 The Law Offices of Michael ... of Hope, a non-profit organization providing grief camps for kids, ... anguish and suffering our clients experience from the death of ... support an organization like Stepping Stones of Hope, as they ... Stepping Stones of Hope also includes a monthly support group ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Merrick, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Summer is ... whether that means enjoying a hike, swimming in a pool or ... it’s time for fleas and ticks. The Puppy Store is here ... during the summer months. , It’s almost impossible to completely keep ... can take to minimize the chances of their pets coming into ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have made ... the debilitating and potentially deadly tick-transmitted disease, human ... years, experts have seen a steady rise in ... bacterial pathogens making the need for a ... what to target to prevent disease, and the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Narconon New Life Retreat Launches New Alcohol Prevention Program 2Health News:Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds 2Health News:Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds 3Health News:The Law Offices of Michael Cordova is Sponsoring Stepping Stones of Hope, a Non-Profit Organization Providing Grief Camps for Kids, Teens, Adults, and Families 2Health News:Protect Dogs From Fleas and Ticks During the Summer 2Health News:Researchers take steps toward development of a vaccine against tick-transmitted disease 2Health News:Researchers take steps toward development of a vaccine against tick-transmitted disease 3
... Oct. 16 Speaker Nancy Pelosi,Senate Majority Leader Harry ... Simon, Families USA, Easter Seals, and other advocates at ... to override the,President,s veto of the Children,s Health Insurance ... Pollack, to Families USA, to Easter Seals, and to ...
... DEXTER, Mich., Oct. 16 ReCellular, Inc., ... used wireless phones and,accessories, today announced it ... Cellular ( http://www.consumercellular.com ), one of,the nation,s ... to,collect wireless handsets for recycling from their ...
... PARK, N.J., Oct. 16 HLTH Corporation,(Nasdaq: HLTH ... for,the three months ended September 30, 2007 at approximately ... addition, as previously announced, HLTH Corporation,s 84% owned,subsidiary, WebMD ... will also,release their financial results for the three months ...
... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aspreva Pharmaceuticals,Corporation (NASDAQ: ASPV ; ... of approximately US $62 million for the third,quarter ... in the third quarter,of 2006. As previously ... Wednesday, October 31, 2007. The Company will hold ...
... an easy-to-swallow caplet., VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 16 ... Pro-Biotic Acidophilus, a combination of,five types of beneficial ... immune system with the good stuff from yogurt ... is growing public and scientific,interest in probiotics. Recent ...
... In the November 1st issue of G&D, Dr. Michael ... the gene Meis1 as a critical player in the ... MLL leukemia. , Mixed lineage leukemia (MLL) is a ... prevalent acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) by the presence of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Pelosi: In 48 Hours, Congress Must Choose Between Meeting the Needs of America's Children or Not 2Health News:ReCellular Named Exclusive Cell Phone Recycling Partner for Consumer Cellular 2Health News:ReCellular Named Exclusive Cell Phone Recycling Partner for Consumer Cellular 3Health News:HLTH Corporation Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call 2Health News:Aspreva Announces Preliminary Revenues for Third Quarter 2007 2Health News:Aspreva Announces Preliminary Revenues for Third Quarter 2007 3Health News:Aspreva Announces Preliminary Revenues for Third Quarter 2007 4Health News:Northwest Natural Products Introduces AccuFlora(R) 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MHG Medical Management Services, a ... Medical Equipment and X-ray Annual Inspection & ... to the cruise industry,s unique requirements.  MHG Medical,s ... propose that they should develop a new service. ... intended to create standardized processes and raise standards, ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014  Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) ... Chemistry (AACC) 2014 Clinical Lab Expo today by unveiling ... ways Roche is partnering with customers to redefine the ... us every day that they,re looking for a partner ... their labs and offices," said Jack Phillips , ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... , July 29, 2014  Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... will report its second quarter 2014 financial results after ...  Neurocrine will then host a live conference call and ... Company update Thursday morning, August 7, 2014 at 8:00 ... Participants can access the live conference call by dialing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:MHG Medical Management Services Aims to Change Cruise Industry Standard With New Equipment Maintenance Program 2Roche focuses on partnering with customers to redefine the value of the laboratory at the AACC 2014 Clinical Lab Expo 2Roche focuses on partnering with customers to redefine the value of the laboratory at the AACC 2014 Clinical Lab Expo 3Roche focuses on partnering with customers to redefine the value of the laboratory at the AACC 2014 Clinical Lab Expo 4Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Conference Call And Webcast To Report Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: