Up to 8,000,000 children take psychotropic drugs. Between 1994 and 2001, the number of children on psychotropic medication has increased by 60%. The dramatic increase in the use of psychotropics coincides with pharmaceuticals increase in development and marketing of several new psychotropic drugs and the rebranding of older ones.
^^ I have no reason to doubt the above is true. Psychotropic medications overprescribed to children, study suggests
More than half of the 429 known reactions to psychotropic medications are deemed serious.
Documented Side Effects of ADHD Drugs:
Source: Physicians Desk Reference, National Institutes of Health’s Medline Plus, and/or the drug label.
Blood pressure changes
Changes in vision or blurred vision
Dizziness or faintness
Loss of appetite
Swelling of face or throat
ADHD Drug Side Effects | CCHR International
9.5% of children have been diagnosed with ADHD. CDC - ADHD, Data and Statistics - NCBDDD
If we want to know why children are committing suicide and shooting up movie theaters and schools? I think we need to take a good, hard look at these medications and their known side effects.
We are medicating our children into oblivion . . . with the encouragement of the medical community, pharmaceutical companies and school systems.
Someday we'll know this is true. Your thoughts?