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jmhunter1014
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Following; my 54lb 7yo started on 18mg Concerta (methylphenidate extended release) and we upped his dose to 27mg almost 2 months ago. Was doing great until about 3 weeks ago when his teacher started noticing he was beginning to struggle with focusing again, particularly in the mornings, and his impulse control was starting to deteriorate. I’m wondering if we should bump him up again to 36mg or if we should ride it out another month in the off chance that we got a “bad batch”, if you will (as it coincides with his last scrip refill).