Section 6 - Psychotropic Medications
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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?