Ritalin (methylphenidate) to children with epilepsy

    Physicians will worry a little bit less when they have to give Ritalin (methylphenidate) to children with epilepsy.

    The latest evidence suggests that if the child's seizures are well-controlled, Ritalin doesn't increase the risk.

    Physicians used to try to avoid giving Ritalin to kids with epilepsy...fearing it might increase seizure activity.

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