Section 6 - Psychotropic Medications

Monitoring Use of Psychotropic Medications Every 90 Days

Texas law requires that you make sure, that the child prescribed a psychotropic drug has an office visit with the prescribing physician, physician assistant, or advanced practice nurse at least once every 90 days to allow the practitioner to:

  • Appropriately monitor for side effects of the medicine.
  • Decide whether the medicine is helping the child.
  • Decide whether continuing the medicine is recommended for the child.