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Shire Re-Launches FOCUS, an Online, Personalized Patient Support Program for Adults with ADHD Taking Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules CII
Date:11/11/2009

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced the re-launch of FOCUS (http://www.vyvanseFOCUS.com), a free, online patient support program for adults taking once-daily Vyvanse® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules CII for the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and the only online, branded personalized patient support program providing tips and tools for adults diagnosed with ADHD taking a prescription medication. FOCUS is designed for the individual needs of adults with ADHD who are taking Vyvanse by letting them choose the tips and tools in the areas that most impact their life. These tips suggest organizational strategies designed to help adults during their busy day. Each adult patient taking Vyvanse has the option to enroll in FOCUS at http://www.vyvanseFOCUS.com and receive:

  • Customized practical tips relevant to their needs
  • Reminders to help plan their days, including remembering upcoming appointments and Vyvanse prescriptions
  • A timer to help allocate blocks of time to finish large projects at work
  • A white noise player to help drown out distractions

"In today's fast-paced environment, each day can bring new responsibilities and challenges both in the workplace and at home. For an adult with ADHD, these responsibilities can quickly become overwhelming," said Michael Yasick, Senior Vice President of the Shire ADHD Busine
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