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Vyvanse vs. Concerta

Many doctors have their opinions about which medication works better between Vyvanse and Concerta. And many ADHD patients and parents have their own thoughts and experiences as well. However, there haven’t been well designed studies to directly compare the medications, until now, that is. It was just announced that Shire will be running two different […]

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Venvanse in Europe

Venvanse Accepted For European Review

Shire’s once daily ADHD medication Venvanse (know as Vyvanse in the USA and Canada) has been accepted for review by UK regulator, the MHRA. This is the first step for this medication to gain entry into Europe. In fact, this would be the first amphetamine based ADHD medication in Europe. While most European countries have […]

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ADHD Medication Pharma Income

Shire 2011 Earnings

It’s reported on Marketwatch that Shire, the company which makes the following ADHD medications: Vyvanse, Intuniv, Adderall and Adderall XR has earned over $4 Billion dollars in 2011. They had higher than expected sales of Vyvanse and Intuniv. You can read the full article here.

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A woman with Adult ADHD

Vyvanse For Adults With ADHD

Vyvanse is a long acting stimulant medication for ADHD. It has been approved by the FDA for use in children, adolescents and adults. On February 7, 2012, it was announced that the FDA has approved Vyvanse for “Maintenance Treatment” in adults with ADHD. What does this mean? When an individual starts taking medication for ADHD, […]

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