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IF YOUR CHILD STRUGGLES WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD),
CONCERTA CAN HELP THEM GET ON THE PATH TO SUCCESS.
Everyday activities can be a challenge when your child has ADHD. But making the decision to treat your child's ADHD symptoms
is an im portant first step. CONCERTA19
is a once-a-day prescription that can help your child focus, follow instructions and finish
what they start. It can even improve their relationships and perform ance in school. CONCERTA* is the #1 prescribed medication
for ADHD in children and adolescents that works through 12 hours and has seven years of proven safety. Studies also show
insomnia or loss of appetite.
Talk to your healthcare professional about
CONCERTA” and see if everyday challenges can become everyday successes.
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CONCERTA* is indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as part of a comprehensive treatment program.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. Talk lo your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. Only a doctor can decide
whether medication is right for you or your child. CONCERTA1
" should not be taken by patients with: significant anxiety, tension, or agitation;
allergies to methylphemdate or other ingredients in CONCERTA®; glaucoma;Tourette's syndrome, tics, or family history ofTourette's syndrome.
Abuse of methylphemdate may lead to dependence. Tell your healthcare professional if your child has had problems with alcohol or drugs,
has had depression, abnormal thoughts or visions, bipolar disorder, seizures, high blood pressure, or has had any heart problems or defects.
If your child develops abnormal thinking or hallucinations, abnormal, extreme moods and/or excessive activity, or if aggressive behavior or
hostility develops or worsens while taking CONCERTA?consult your healthcare professional.The most common adverse events reported in
children receiving up to
mg were headache, upper respiratory tract infection and abdominal pain. The most common adverse events
reported in adolescents receiving up to 72 mg were headache, accidental injury and insomnia.
Please see Medication Guide on adjacent page.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects o f prescription drugs to the F
Visit w w w .fda.gov/m edw atch, or call
CONCERTA* is a registered trademark of ALZA Corporation.
© Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2008
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