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A 23-year-old female asked:

Hi, my son is turning 6 in december and is having difficulty in concentration and is easily distracted. i want to start him on memo r syrup, is that a good option?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Probably not: There are thousands of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical remedies. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (but manufacturers make claims, based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... but not based on real research because real research is hard to do and is expensive to do). A regular or a developmental pediatrician can help.
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