What to Do When You Can’t Get the ADHD Medication You Want
Jake is a happy third grader who has ADHD. He takes a stimulant medication that helps him focus, and both his parents and his teacher have noticed an improvement in his behavior, academics, and relationship with classmates. However, the pharmacy just informed Jake’s parents that his medication is on backorder, and they are not sure…Read More
Exactly Like Brand?
PHARMACISTS AND PHYSICIANS reassure us: “Generic medications are exactly like brand.” The truth, however, is more complicated–especially when it comes to psychiatric medications. That goes doubly for medications such as the stimulant Concerta. Why? Because it uses sophisticated technology not easily replicated in a much cheaper generic. Here is a brief Q&A to help you…Read More