Patient Comments: Microcephaly - Management

In what ways do you manage your child's microcephaly? What medications does she/he take?

Comment from: mother, 7-12 Male (Caregiver) Published: December 30

My son does not take medication for his microcephaly. As was described to me by his doctor, most medication would help slightly, there is no medication that can help with his condition, there is no cure and the medication used is mostly for the ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) side of this condition. With the side effects that my son suffered from with trying different medication was not worth us to keep trying. In most cases medication has been beneficial for others.

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