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Penny Williams
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Your doctor is right to start at the lowest dose when changing medication, even when going from an immediate release to an extended release of the same medication. You won’t know if it’s equivalent for you (your neurotransmitters, genetics and biology) until you try it.

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