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FDA Approves First ADHD Patch for ChildrenApril 13, 2006
The FDA on Thursday approved the first skin patch to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.
The patch called Daytrana, designed to be worn for 9 hours, contains methylphenidate, which has been shown to help children with ADHD. It is the same stimulant that is in Ritalin. The patch is made by Noven Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Miami.
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