INDICATION

Aptensio XR® (methylphenidate HCl extended-release) is a central nervous system stimulant prescription medicine. It is used for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Aptensio XR is a federally controlled substance (CII) because it can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep Aptensio XR in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse. Selling or giving away Aptensio XR may harm others and is against the law. Tell your physician if you, your child, or any family members have ever abused or been dependent on alcohol, prescription medicines, or street drugs.

Download and print these resources to take to your child's doctor appointments

Understanding ADHD Discussion Guide

If you suspect your child has ADHD, talk to his or her doctor and ask if medicine such as Aptensio XR® (methylphenidate HCI extended-release) can help. Use this guide before and during the doctor appointment to help make it informative and productive.

ADHD Treatment Discussion Guide

Every child with ADHD is different, and no one medication is right for every patient. Use this guide to help determine if you should consider other treatment options for your child.

ADHD Progress Diary

It is important to keep track of your child's symptoms throughout his or her treatment. Use this diary to help you keep a record of when your child takes medicine, his or her behavior that day, and any side effects he or she might experience.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Aptensio XR is a federally controlled substance (CII) because it can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep Aptensio XR in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse.