ADHD

Question
Posted by: Jackie | 2011-08-03

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ADHD

Risperdal 1mg, I need more info on these meds, my son is ADHD, and also Concertra 27mg

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ADHD Expert

Dear Jackie,

Please ask your prescribing doctor to explain the meds to you if you have any concerns. Dose, necessity etc will depend on your child's age, weight and degree of ADHD which his prescribing doctor will know best.

A very basic answer is that Concerta assists your child's ability to focus on a single task rather than everything around him. Risperdal is often prescribed to reduce anxiety.

Delia

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Posted by: ADD/ADHD Expert | 2011-08-05

Dear Jackie,

Please ask your prescribing doctor to explain the meds to you if you have any concerns. Dose, necessity etc will depend on your child's age, weight and degree of ADHD which his prescribing doctor will know best.

A very basic answer is that Concerta assists your child's ability to focus on a single task rather than everything around him. Risperdal is often prescribed to reduce anxiety.

Delia

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