What is the Minimum Effective Dose of OROS Methylphenidate for Adolescents?
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 3, September 2010
Editor-in-Chief, Caroline Fisher, PhD, MD
Dosing stimulants is never easy. There are various rules of thumb—for example, 0.5 mg/kg for amphetamine preparations and 1 mg/kg for methylphenidate preparations—but these have not been empirically validated.
Editor-in-Chief, Caroline Fisher, PhD
Training director and Chief of Child Psychiatry at Samaritan Health Systems in Corvallis, OR
Dr. Fisher has disclosed that she has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.