ADHD Medication and Children's Weight
by Cathy Parkes March 08, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021
ADHD medications cause decreased appetite and weight loss in children.
Key Nursing Intervention: Monitor child's weight during therapy!
Examples of ADHD medications include methylphenidate and amphetamine mixtures.
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