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Penny Williams
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The doctor is saying that he or she will switch him to a short-acting medication if you want 2 doses. What you are probably wanting is to keep the long-acting medication and add a short-acting “booster” dose in the afternoons. That is very common.

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Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism