Q: Is brand medically necessary?
"If people knew how much time we spent on stuff like this, it would blow their minds." This conversation was had between me and a fellow child psychiatrist. Here's the back story: Intuniv is a medication commonly used in the treatment for ADHD. It's a long-acting form of a medicine called guanfacine that costs four bucks at most pharmacies. The good folks at Shire pharmaceutical company worked out some great deals for Texas Medicaid and earned a place on the Medicaid formular