Focalin is a mild stimulant to the central nervous systems and affects chemicals in the brain that contribute to impulse control and hyperactivity. This drug is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). When used with other medication drugs, it may be used for purposes that might be recommended by a doctor. There are several dosage forms that Focalin can be taken, but not all of them apply to the brand name Focalin. These include oral tablet and oral capsule extended-release. Focalin is administered twice daily, at least four hours apart and may be administered with or without food. The dosage should be used as per an individual and according to the responses and needs of the patient.
Focalin (Dexmethylphenidate), is a norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor used in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Focalin is used in patients who are aged six years and above and should be part of the entire treatment program for ADHD that may entail counseling among other therapies. Focalin should be used as directed by the physician.
Focalin, which is also known as dexmethylphenidate, is a mild stimulant to the central nervous system. Focalin works by affecting chemicals in the brain that contributes to hyperactivity and also impulse control.
Focalin is a drug is used for treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Focalin is classified under a class of drugs that are known as CNS Stimulants.
Contact your doctor immediately if there is any case of an overdose. If you miss a dose of Focalin, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Seek advice from your doctor on suitable over the counter drugs and home remedies to take together with Focalin.