Although your son is doing well on Ritalin, he does need to be carefully monitored while on this medicine. One of the essential points to look out for is whether he is growing normally as Ritalin may reduce his appetite.Other issues are whether the dose can be reduced and importantly whether he can be taken off Ritalin over weekends and holidays.Your son will need a new prescription as well as this only lasts for 6 months.
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