A Phase 4, Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter, Parallel-Group, Active-Controlled, Forced-Dose Titration, Safety and Efficacy Study of SPD489 (VYVANSE®) Compared with OROS-MPH (CONCERTA®) with a Placebo Reference Arm, in Adolescents Aged 13-17 Year

Sponsor: Shire PLC

Location(s): United States


This trial is examining the use of Concerta or Vyvanse in adolescents ages 13-17 who have ADHD.  The purpose of this study is to examine the response to two commonly prescribed stimulant medications that are FDA approved for treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents. The study will include weekly visits with study physicians, evaluations for ADHD and other disorders, and medication for the treatment of ADHD.