Our expert says:
Bongi's comments and experience are really useful. Obviously these are valid concerns, best discussed with the doctor who is prescribing the Ritalin.
Remember that while ordinary Ritalin doses wear off sooner, Ritalin LA is a long-acting form designed to be absorbed more slowly, and last longer after an individual dose.
When he feels sad, talk about this gently with him, to better understand what he feels sad about, and to explore with him other ways he could choose to think about the things that are currently making him feel sad.
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