April 2006

Methylphenidate Skin Patch Approved

Patch offers alternative way to receive dose of stimulant.

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Divided FDA Panel Calls for Warning Label

The special government panel voted to require "black box" labels for all under-investigation medications containing methylphenidate.

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Neurofeedback Helps, Study Says

A new study suggests that neurofeedback training (NFT) may ease the symptoms of ADD in children.

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Americans Still Wary of Psychiatric Meds

According to a new survey, only 29 percent of Americans would use medications to treat hyperactivity in their children.

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Concerta Said Less Likely to Be Abused

A new study suggests that Concerta has fewer 'pleasurable effects' that may encourage drug abuse.

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