Section 2 - Responsibilities of a Medical Consenter

Make Sure Regular Office Visits Are Maintained By the Child With the Doctor Prescribing the Psychotropic Medication

You must make sure that the child prescribed the psychotropic medication has an office visit with the prescribing physician, physician assistant, or advanced practice nurse at least once every 90 days to allow the healthcare provider to:

  • Properly monitor for side effects of the medicine.
  • Figure out whether the medicine is helping.
  • Decide whether continued use of the medicine is recommended.