A 46-year-old member asked:
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can ritalin/adderall be overprescibed to kids?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Essentially any therapy can be overused if proper evaluation and exclusion of other like appearing problems is not done.
Answered on Dec 17, 2013
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: There is a problme with over diagnosis of ADHD for conditions that are not ADHD, so stimulant medications are being overprescribed due to over diagnosis.
Answered on May 22, 2015

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