TopicChildren's Mental Health

First introduced for treating schizophrenia, atypical antipsychotics are now prescribed for behavioral management of children and adolescents, including those with ADHD. When introduced, drug companies downplayed their risks, so many parents and clinicians were not aware of these drugs potential harms.

RxBalance writers created a series of ad-style messages with the latest scientific research from respected clinical rsources. These cards will allow you to speak more confidently with healthcare professionals about concerns regarding side effects of psychiatric drugs in children and adolescent.