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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

ss Unit. "FOCUS was born out of the understanding that each patient manages his or her day differently. FOCUS provides customized support for patients taking Vyvanse, so that in addition to working with their doctor on a comprehensive treatment plan, patients also have a resource for helpful tips that they can use throughout their day both at work and at home."

Vyvanse is indicated for the treatment of ADHD in children aged 6 to 12 and in adults with ADHD. The most common side effects reported in studies of Vyvanse in adults were decreased appetite, difficulty falling asleep and dry mouth. The symptoms of ADHD in adults, such as inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, may result in having trouble focusing, avoiding tasks that require sustained mental efforts, or frequently losing things.

To learn more about FOCUS, visit http://www.vyvanseFOCUS.com. Additional information about Vyvanse and Full Prescribing Information, including Medication Guide, are available at http://www.vyvanse.com.

About Vyvanse

Vyvanse is indicated for the treatment of ADHD. Efficacy based on two controlled trials in children aged 6 to 12 and one controlled trial in adults.

Tell the doctor about any heart conditions, including structural abnormalities, that you, your child, or a family member, may have. Inform the doctor immediately if you or your child develops symptoms that suggest heart problems, such as chest pain or fainting.

Vyvanse should not be taken if you or your child has advanced disease of the blood vessels (arteriosclerosis); symptomatic heart disease; moderate to severe high blood pressure; overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism); known allergy or un
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