The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Jornay PM - Evening-Dosed Methylphenidate for ADHD
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The FDA has approved Jornay PM (Ironshore), a capsule formulation of methylphenidate with a delayed-release outer layer and an extended-release inner layer, for once-nightly treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in patients >6 years old. Jornay PM is the first methylphenidate product to become available in the US that is taken in the evening; other long-acting methylphenidate formulations are taken in the morning. It is being marketed specifically for patients who have disruptive ADHD symptoms in the morning. ... more
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