Changing the dose, or adding on short-acting methylphenidate, should be according to clinical need, efficacy and tolerability - not according to age. We do use weight as a rough guideline. Please consult his psychiatrist/pediatrician to discuss a dose/treatment adjustment.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.