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Methylphenidate belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, which is an uncontrollable desire for sleep or a sudden attack of deep sleep .

Methylphenidate works in the treatment of ADHD by ... continue

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Overall, 71% (233 Members) find Daytrana helpful

Daytrana Reviews

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I've been on this for 9 years and its the best thing I've ever taken.
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The patch was useful, but didn't work for very long in the day. She also had skin sensitivity to it.
Working / Worked
worked but- not good for summer with active kids who sweat and swim
Working / Worked
Helps him focus at school but his grades are still horrible due to his refusal to follow directions.
Working / Worked
Works great, but he is allergic to the patch itself.
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miracle drug for us.
Working / Worked
Works well but takes too long to start. If put on too early, son won't eat breakfast and it kills appetite for lunch so he needs his breakfast!
Working / Worked
worked for 2 hrs max then would wear off; patch fell off; extreme mood swings and throwing fits
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but the patch hurt his skin
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  1. Discussion: Daytrana- Your thoughts
    Has anyone had any expereince with the patch? Is it working well for you or your child? If so what are the ages and symptoms assocaited with the medic... [More]
  2. Discussion: Daytrana-patch vs capsules
    I am raising my 9 yr old grandson for the last 2 year.. guardianship. Teachers have told me they had to keep him ontask quite a bit in class. Also h... [More]
  3. Discussion: Insight on Methlyphenidate CD 10mg caps
    Keep in mind, too, that there ARE two alternate delivery method Ritalins in XR -- Quillivant, in liquid form and Daytrana, in patch form. If the gener... [More]
  4. Discussion: Alternatives to Medication
    There are now two ADHD medications that don't have to be swallowed: Daytrana, in patch form, and Quillivant, in liquid form. We have tried Omegas a... [More]
  5. Discussion: Daytrana
    I have an 8 year old son with ADHD. He is currently on Intuniv and Risperdone. He has had a lot of difficulty getting his work done at school. The psy... [More]