Navigation Links
Shire Reports Tolerability and Clinical Effects Results of Daytrana(R) (methylphenidate transdermal system) from Study in Adolescents with ADHD
Date:10/30/2009

t be affected by increases in blood pressure or heart rate.

New psychosis, mania, aggression, growth suppression, and visual disturbances have been associated with the use of stimulants. Use with caution in patients with a history of: psychosis; EEG abnormalities; bipolar disorder; depression. Hematologic monitoring is advised during prolonged treatment. Patients should avoid applying external heat to the Daytrana patch. Erythema has been commonly reported. Contact sensitization may occur. Growth should be monitored in children during treatment with stimulants, and patients who are not growing (gaining height or weight) as expected may need to have their treatment interrupted.

Daytrana should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug dependence and alcoholism. Chronic abuse can lead to marked tolerance and psychological dependence. Frank psychotic episodes can occur, especially with parenteral abuse. Careful supervision is required during withdrawal from abusive use, since severe depression may occur. Withdrawal following chronic therapeutic use may unmask symptoms of the underlying disorder.

Common adverse events reported by patients who received Daytrana in clinical trials were decreased appetite, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, decreased weight, tics, affect lability, and anorexia, consistent with adverse events commonly associated with the use of methylphenidate.

About ADHD

ADHD is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. Worldwide prevalence of ADHD is estimated at 5.3 percent (with large variability), according to a comprehensive systematic review of this topic published in 2007 in the American Journal of Psychiatry. In the United States, approximately 7.8 percent of all school-aged children, or about 4.4 million children aged 4 to 17 years, have been diagnosed with ADHD at some point in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Contr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Shire plc
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine technology :

1. Shire Continues to Deliver Excellent Growth From Core Products
2. Shire to Present Important Study Findings on its ADHD Treatments at a Major Psychiatric Meeting on October 29 and 30
3. Shire Presents Results of Five Lialda(R) (mesalamine) Analyses at ACG 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting
4. Shire Targets Fourth Quarter Filing of BLA for REPLAGAL(R) for Fabry Disease With U.S. FDA
5. Shire and Sandoz Settle all Pending Litigation Concerning ADDERALL XR(R)
6. Veriscrip and DAMMAD Team Up to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse in New Hampshire
7. New Hampshire Rx Card Launching Statewide
8. Shire Announces FDA Approval of Once-Daily INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents Aged 6 to 17
9. Shire Completes Submission of NDA for Velaglucerase Alfa for Type 1 Gaucher Disease and Reports Positive Results for Remaining Two Phase III Trials
10. Shire Reports Positive Results From First of Three Phase III Trials of velaglucerase alfa for Type 1 Gaucher Disease and Provides Important Updates on Interactions With FDA
11. Shire Receives Fast Track Designation for velaglucerase alfa for Gaucher Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/21/2014)... Nov. 21, 2014  Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... previously announced underwritten public offering of $50,000,000 of shares ... registration statement. The offering will consist of 49,751,244 shares ... $1.005 per share.  Lexicon has also granted the underwriters ... shares of common stock.  All of the shares in ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. , Nov. 18, 2014 ... more than 230,000 American women this year who ... Manager Certification® today announced new resources for case ... cancer—stages 4 and 5—to navigate the myriad physical, ... territory. The resources are available at no cost ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... , Nov. 18, 2014 SynCardia Systems, ... the Year Award for Small Companies presented by the ... Authority. The 11th annual Governor,s Celebration of ... Arizona . Arizona ... the awards ceremony. SynCardia was honored for its Freedom® ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lexicon Announces Pricing Of Common Stock Offering 2Lexicon Announces Pricing Of Common Stock Offering 3New Breast Cancer Resources: Commission For Case Manager Certification Adds Specialty Tools to Case Management Body of Knowledge Online Learning Center 2SynCardia Named Innovator of the Year by the 2014 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards for Its Freedom Portable Driver 2SynCardia Named Innovator of the Year by the 2014 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards for Its Freedom Portable Driver 3
(Date:11/21/2014)... Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 Body ... services announced that it accepts Spafinder massage gift cards ... and in room hotel massage in all service areas including ... you don't have to go to the spa at all ... Owner and Founder of Body Well. "We may not be ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they,ve mapped the genome ... a British man,s brain, in hopes it might help others ... in the journal Genome Biology , the tapeworm was ... Chinese ethnicity. "This infection is so rare worldwide and ... diagnosed ... until the worm was pulled out from the ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Mo (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 ... the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality ... outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of ... heart failure patients. , Get With The Guidelines–Heart ... hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... November 21, 2014 Recently, VogueQueen ... launched a wedding dress promotion for the coming holiday ... a special offer when checking out. , The beach ... 2014. The customers like the designs for the premium ... would not only be good for the environment, they ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 ... for chronic headaches and other jaw-related symptoms, ... patients seeking relief from chronic head pain, neck pain, ... , “This year we have seen a 52% ... treated. Our network of over 300 doctors and their ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Body Well Mobile Massage Announces Acceptance of Spafinder Gift Cards for In Home Massage, Hotel Massage for Travelers 2Health News:Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets 2Health News:Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Awarded Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award 2Health News:Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Awarded Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award 3Health News:Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Awarded Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award 4Health News:Beach Wedding Dresses on Sale for the Coming Holiday Season at VogueQueen.com 2Health News:National Rise In Patients Seeking Headache Relief 2
... shows that HIV patients are more willing to consider ... . ,Initial results from the OpenMind ... patients' and physicians' perceptions of HIV care in treatment-experienced ... findings are anticipated to help physicians implement improved care ...
... be considered as an important breakthrough in our still ... a new gene linked to major mental illness // ... known to increase the risk of schizophrenia and depression. ... Glasgow, together with scientists from the pharmaceutical company Merck, ...
... resistance rates of the HIV virus in the UK ... Day that is to be celebrated on December 1st. ... raising a possibility of a second wave epidemic of ... in the management of AIDS victims. The currently available ...
... been a mixed response from private professional colleges regarding ... admission into medical and engineering colleges // . Few ... should be based on higher secondary marks alone. ... colleges have the right to decide upon admission on ...
... reached after a comprehensive study conducted by the scientists ... entered data on climate-sensitive diseases // into mapping software ... that the worst affected by the climate change are ... phenomenon in any way. The study's lead author, Jonathan ...
... infected at least five people working in a slaughterhouse, an ... infections came to light after official confirmation that about 30 ... anthrax recently. ,The local health office earlier ... discovered that the cattle they had slaughtered were infected with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Patients More Willing To Use Self-Injectable HIV Therapy Than Anticipated 2Health News:A Step Towards Unraveling The Schizophrenia And Depression Mystery 2Health News:Mixed Opinion Regarding Common Medical And Engineering Entrance Test 2Health News:Five People Treated For Anthrax In Indonesia 2
... new Finnpipette Focus from Thermo ... combine ergonomics with uncompromising performance. ... plate offers a custom fit ... new shorter tip cones allow ...
... The Eppendorf Reference Series 2000 Pipette ... smooth stroke, a compact and robust design, ... button is used to operate the measuring ... the tip. Product features:Eppendorf "pipette/tip" system ensures ...
Inquire...
... is precision, ergonomics, and value!, ... with soft non-slip, contoured handle , ... light plunger spring action , Completely ... without the need for recalibration , ...
Medicine Products: