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Pump2Duncan
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Penny’s articles are great!

My 11 year old son has been on Concerta since he was 8. Concerta wasn’t the first medication we tried, and we didn’t expect it to be since our doctor informed us that its a trial and error process between finding the right medication and the right dosage. I’d work closely with your son’s doctor. The first week my son was on a new medication, I’m sure I called the doctor at least a handful of times. And the doctor would have us come back about a month after starting a new medication so she could talk to me and my son about how the medication was working out.