Shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals climbed in trading on April 5 after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s April 2 approval of the company’s non-stimulant treatment for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in pediatric patients 6 to 17 years of age.

Results of a pivotal phase III study of Supernus Pharmaceuticals’ SPN-812 (viloxazine extended-release capsules) were published in the journal Clinical Therapeutics.

Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s experimental drug SPN-812 for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder met the main goal in a late-stage trial on adolescents.

Supernus Pharmaceuticals’ experimental drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder met the main goal of reducing symptoms in affected children from 6 to 11 years of age in two late-stage studies.

Shire Plc and Shionogi & Co. Ltd. said a drug to treat ADHD in adults had met its main goal in a late-stage trial in Japan, bringing it one step closer to approval in the world’s third-biggest market for ADHD treatments.