my 12 year old grandson is on concerta for adhd he has gained about 50 lbs over a short period of time(months) can the medication cause this or do we need to be checking fo other causes
Hello concerned 12. A lot of people lose thier appetite, and so weight. its more common to lose it, than gain it when taking concerta. You might talk to his doctor or pharmacist to confirm, or get thier thoughts on your question. I hope hes doing well. Best of wishes to you both,pledge
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