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Med’s Max Wiznitzer talks about ADHD med shortage

The ADHD medication shortage is getting worse. What went wrong?
NBC NewsMax Wiznitzer, professor at the School of Medicine, said that since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, he’s been prescribing ADHD medication to more adults, as well as children. “All of a sudden, parents were seeing their children have difficulties staying focused, and we were identifying more kids who were symptomatic and needed intervention,” he said.