Section 6 - Psychotropic Medications

Questions to Ask the Doctor (Cont'd)

  • Will a child and adolescent psychiatrist monitor the child's response to the medication and change the dose if necessary? Who will check the child's progress and how often?
  • Does the child need to avoid other medications or foods while taking this medication?
  • Does this medication interact with other medications (prescription and or over-the-counter) the child is taking?