advice please

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  1. loulou1980

    loulou1980 Well-Known Member

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    i need some advice,harrys been on the concerta xl 36 mg for a month before that he was on the 18mg for a month. saw child phsycologist at school and they reckon my doctor and the behaviour doctor are breaking the law as the medication is for ages 6 and above,harry isnt 6 till may,are there any bodies i can ask for advice from :?

    this is the medication

    http://emc.medicines.org.uk/emc/assets/c/html/displaydoc.asp?documentid=8382#INDICATIONS
     
  2. Jo

    Jo I'm an old bag!

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    Well it definately say not for use under 6 in fact it says it a few times!!
    I'd contact your GP and spek to him about it, maybe there isn't a medication suitable for Harry at his age :?

    I dunno, i'm relly not up on stuff like this, maybe speak to a phamacist or at a push contact the GMC
     
  3. loulou1980

    loulou1980 Well-Known Member

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    ive posted a message on the mk adhd forum and will see if any advice can be given there,ive noticed a few topics on the concerta
     
  4. Iwantone!!!

    Iwantone!!! Well-Known Member

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    get another advice from another gp opinon
     
  5. Imi

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    It has an age limit for a reason hun ...

    Contact another doctor for another opinion ... personally i would say that yes they are breaking the law.

    Ask the citizens advice beauru ..... I would or like i say another doctor.

    Hope you get answers soon honey
    xxx
     
  6. LynnieH

    LynnieH Well-Known Member

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    I have dealt with alot of children with ADHD. Not one has had this medication before age 6. One of the children was moved from the 18g concertia onto a slow release medication that may be an alternative for you!
     

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