Medicines for symptom management
1.12.17 Take into account when prescribing that people with ME/CFS may be more intolerant of drug treatment. Consider:
- starting medicines at a lower dose than in usual clinical practice
- gradually increasing the dose if the medicine is tolerated.
1.12.18 Drug treatment for the symptoms associated with ME/CFS for children and young people should only be started under guidance or supervision from a medical professional trained and experienced in paediatric prescribing.