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  • Date Submitted: 01/26/2011 07:46 PM
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When properly diagnosed and treated, ADHD in adults can be effectively managed. Understanding ADHD treatment with CONCERTA® is a good start.

Methylphenidate, the medication used in CONCERTA®, has been prescribed for over 50 years. Taken in one morning dose, CONCERTA® slowly releases methylphenidate throughout the day.

CONCERTA® is proven to improve the symptoms of inattention and impulsivity in adults, which can help you focus better and pay closer attention during the day — at work, at home, and in social situations. It was also proven well tolerated in clinical trials, with a low incidence of side effects*.

CONCERTA® dosing typically starts at 18 or 36 mg a day for most adults. From there, it may be adjusted up or down to achieve better results. Talk to your healthcare professional about finding the right dose for you. Never adjust your ADHD medication on your own, or stop taking it without first talking to your doctor.

* In clinical studies that included more than 1,000 adults taking CONCERTA®, the most common side effects (greater than 10%) are dry mouth, nausea, decreased appetite, headache, and insomnia.

Did You Know?Taking ADHD medication at the same time everyday may help encourage healthy adult habits of planning and discipline. Ask your doctor if once-daily CONCERTA® can help.
www.concerta.net/adult   CONCERTA® is a prescription product approved for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as part of a total treatment program that may include counseling or other therapies.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Talk to your healthcare professional for a proper diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. Only a healthcare professional can decide whether medication is right for you or your child.

CONCERTA® should not be taken by patients who have: allergies to methylphenidate or other ingredients in CONCERTA®; significant anxiety, tension, or agitation; glaucoma; tics, Tourette's syndrome, or family history of Tourette's syndrome;...

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