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What do I need to know about medications for mental illnesses?

  1. Medications will not produce the same effect in all children/youth.
  2. Changes in dose(s) and/or psychiatric medication(s) are not unusual and may help in reducing the negative health and well-being effects on your child/youth.
  3. All medications, including herbal supplements and over the counter medications, as well as other forms of treatment, should be discussed with your doctor. If these treatments are used in combination with psychiatric medications there may be drug interactions or side effects that may be dangerous for your child. 

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