Early onset of action approved for Focalin XR

The FDA has approved a 30-minute onset of action for Novartis' Focalin XR (dexmethylphenidate HCl extended-release capsules) for the treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).In a double-blind, crossover trial of 86 patients between 6-12 years of age, those treated with Focalin XR had significant improvements in attention, deportment, and academic productivity at 30 minutes post-dose compared to placebo.

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