AS FAR AS WE KNOW, NO
PARENT EVER OVERDOSED ON
TOO MUCH DRUG INFORMATION.

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AS FAR AS WE KNOW, NO PARENT EVER OVERDOSED ON TOO MUCH INFORMATION.

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KNOW MORE ABOUT DRUGS— FIND OUT ABOUT THE FDA’S MED GUIDES

The FDA wants you to know about Medication Guides. Here is how parents can get information from the
FDA that enables them to make educated decisions.

The FDA wants you to know about Medication Guides. Here is how parents can get information from the FDA that enables them to make educated decisions.

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What are Medication Guides and Why do Parents Need to Know About Them? Most parents are unaware that the FDA’s Medication Guides contain easy to read and understand side effects of many of the psychotropic drugs and prescribed opioids that are being prescribed to children. Find out why the MedGuides are vital information for parents to make educated choices.

A MOTHER’S STORY

“On January 10, 2004, our 12-year-old daughter, Candace, died tragically by hanging herself. In the months that followed, there were days when all I could do was lay on the floor in a fetal position and cry. Nothing in my life made sense. My loss was unbearable.” Read more….

A MOTHER’S STORY

“On January 10, 2004, our 12-year-old daughter, Candace, died tragically by hanging herself. In the months that followed, there were days when all I could do was lay on the floor in a fetal position and cry. Nothing in my life made sense. My loss was unbearable. I couldn’t eat; I couldn’t sleep. The nightmares were debilitating. I was a victim.” Read more….

A FATHER’S STORY

“Our son recently celebrated over 10 years free from the demon of addiction that once seemed to possess him. He is healthy, active and a productive member of society and is engaged to the love of his life. My wife and I are blessed beyond words and hope that we can help others in any way we can.” Read more….

A FATHER’S STORY

“Our son recently celebrated over 10 years free from the demon of addiction that once seemed to possess him. He is healthy, active and a productive member of society and is engaged to the love of his life. My wife and I are blessed beyond words and hope that we can help others in any way we can.” Read more….

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We are an alliance of medical professionals, child advocates and parents who champion the right of parents and caregivers to be warned about the most serious side effects of prescribed psychotropic (mind-altering) drugs in a simple, easy to understand format.
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ABOUT

We are an alliance of medical professionals, child advocates and parents who champion the right of parents and caregivers to be warned about the most serious side effects of prescribed psychotropic (mind-altering) drugs in a simple, easy to understand format.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES
“Still in a Crib Yet Being Given Antipsychotics.”
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USA TODAY
“Opioids kill kids, too – through accidental overdose, suicide and homicide.” Read more…
FORTUNE
“Why ADHD Drug Overdoses Are Rising Among U.S. Children.” Read more…
NPR
“Misuse Of ADHD Drugs By Young Adults Drives Rise In ER Visits.”
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MEDIA REPORTS
PARENTS SHOULD READ

MEDIA REPORTS
PARENTS SHOULD READ

THE NEW YORK TIMES
“Still in the Crib, Yet Being Given Antipsychotics”
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USA TODAY
“Opioids kill kids, too–through accidental overdose, suicide and homicide.” Read more…
FORTUNE
“Why ADHD Drug Overdoses Are Rising Among U.S. Children” Read more…
NPR
“Misuse Of ADHD Drugs By Young Adults Drives Rise In ER Visits” (this one is subject to change)
Read more…
see all media reports

MED GUIDES

The FDA’s Medication Guide program, which began in 1998 under the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, was created to make consumer-oriented, FDA-approved information sheets available for any prescription drug that had side effects of a “serious and significant public health concern.”
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MED GUIDES

The FDA’s Medication Guide program, which began in 1998 under the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, was created to make consumer-oriented, FDA-approved information sheets available for any prescription drug that had side effects of a “serious and significant public health concern.”
Find out more…

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