Who treats there child with Intuniv and Melatonin?

Wendyjo - posted on 01/12/2013 ( no moms have responded yet )




I have a concern? working in the medical field I have doctors who I can talk to on a regular basis. My step son is being treated for ADHD, we dont agree but his mother does. They curently have him on Intuniv 3mg and he takes Melatonin 10mg at night. First off im 30 and weigh 191 pounds and I only take 3mg of melatonin Hes 13 and weighs 100 pounds. I was told by two different pediatric doctors that under the age of 15 a child should take no more then 3mg a night. Does anyone else oh here have children taking that dose? If so how do you sleep at night. I feel like I need to be checking his pulse every 5 mins. He is always sleeping, everytime you turn around hes sound asleep. In my eyes that means hes over medicated! Also it clearly states that it increases siezure precautions. I would love to hear others in put....

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