Comparing Long-Acting Methylphenidate: Concerta vs Jornay PM vs Adhansia XR

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common and impairing disorder affecting children, adolescents, and adults. Stimulant class of medications are considered first-line treatment for ADHD, including methylphenidate and amphetamine.

Psychiatry Education Forum Academy’s most recent video discussion posted today will compare the following three  long-acting methylphenidate formulations:

  1. Concerta
  2. Jornay PM
  3. Adhansia XR
 

Here is one of the slides from this presentation, which will explain the reason behind using Jornay PM in the evening time rather than morning time dosing:

This video discussion will compare these medications in the following sections:

  1. FDA-approved age group.
  2. Timing of administration.
  3. How are the onset and duration of action different for each medication, in terms of time to reach the peak concentration?
  4. Is Adhsnasia XR any different than Concerta?
  5. Which medications can be opened and sprinkled on food?
  6. Dosing titration schedule for Jornay PM and Adhansia XR.
  7. Dose conversion among methylphenidate preparation.

Academy members will have access to the following lecture series:

Comparing Long-Acting Methylphenidate Formulations

Concerta vs Jornay PM vs Adhansia XR

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