Focalin XR - Is 15 mg of foclain to much for my 6 yr old son?

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4 Feb 2012

The starting does of Focalin XR has been documented to be 5mg daily, 15mg seems to large a dose, maybe a second opinion would be helpful.

Do consult another doc/pharmacist, please.

Take care, wish your 6 year old the best!

Votes: +0
LindseyDee 22 Feb 2012

My 6 year old just started the 15mg and seems to be doing good.

Rajive Goel 29 Feb 2012

Thanks for the info, wish you the best!

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