Our 5 years old son has been on Ritalin for about one year, at a dose - 3/4 pill of 10 mg twise a day. Over the last month we change for 1 pill and we thinking of trying
Ritalin-SR. Is there any information for that age?
Stimulant medications are commonly used with even young children to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, though the condition should be at a high level of severity to warrant such treatment in a child younger than seven years.
If your child has tolerated Ritalin well, there's no reason to be worried about the use of Ritalin SR (Sustained Release). If the Ritalin is not helpful, Dexedrine can be used (in fact, it is often preferred in very young children).
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