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Does anyone have info on the medicine for ADHD daytrana?
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Relatively new
Daytrana is a patch that delivers methylphenidate (mph) (ritalin) through the skin in a controlled fashion.
It starts working about 30-40 minutes after you put it on and stops about 2 hours after you take it off. It is mph, so side effects are the same, but one can control the duration of action. Some develop irritation from the patch. A potentially good choice for older adolescents & adults.

In brief: Relatively new
Daytrana is a patch that delivers methylphenidate (mph) (ritalin) through the skin in a controlled fashion.
It starts working about 30-40 minutes after you put it on and stops about 2 hours after you take it off. It is mph, so side effects are the same, but one can control the duration of action. Some develop irritation from the patch. A potentially good choice for older adolescents & adults.
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