Focalin XR Oral
Focalin XR® (dexmethylphenidate extended-release) is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Oral Focalin XR capsules are designed to release half of the medication immediately and the second half after approximately four hours. As a result, the product only needs to be taken once a day.
It is not known exactly how this medicine works to produce a calming effect in people with ADHD, but it is known that it affects certain chemicals in the brain. Clinical studies show that children and adults who took Focalin XR had significant behavior improvements.
As with any medicine, it is possible to develop side effects with Focalin XR (although many people tolerate it well). When side effects occur, they are usually minor and may include dry mouth, headaches, and loss of appetite.
(Click Focalin XR for more information about this medication, including who makes it, what strengths are available, and what you should be aware of before starting treatment.)