HAP Caps Dosage & Cost
The Warner House
A Center for the Study and Treatment of Trisomy Disorders
31878 Del Obispo Street, Suite 118, #505
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
- Forest "Jack" Warner, M.D., F.A.A.P. (1928-2004)
The Warner House is not accepting new clients. Please contact the Warner House for more information.
Dosage, Supply and Cost per Day by Weight Table
- Each HAP Caps (High Achievement Potential Capsules) bottle contains 120 capsules and costs:
- A.M.: $30.00/bottle
- P.M.: $30.00/bottle
- Shipping charges: $30-$70 = $6.00; $80-$120 = $8.00; $121-$150 = $10.00.
To give HAP Caps in liquid form, open each capsule and mix with juice or milk. Avoid cow's milk due to lactose intolerance. For non-nursing children use Vitamite (canola based, lactose free milk), rice milk or soy milk.
To give HAP Caps in food, open each capsule and mix with cereal, fruit-flavored applesauce, etc.
Store HAP Caps in cool, dark, dry place. May be refrigerated.
- Thyroid Monitoring
- Every 6 months for children up to 4 years of age. Yearly monitoring for 5 years of age and older. T4 level should be at least 8.5 up to the normal limit. If low, an appropriate dose of thyroid supplement should be given daily.
- Flaxseed Oil
- Under 1 year of age = ¾ teaspoon/day; 1–2 yrs = 1 teaspoon/day;
2–3 yrs. = 2 teaspoons/day; 3+ yrs. = 1 tablespoon/day. Must be refrigerated.
Purpose: aids in absorption, healthy skin, relieves asthma and improves allergy control.
- DMG (Dimethylglycine)
- 30 mg twice a day up to 125 mg depending upon weight.
Purpose: speech, alertness, activity level, appetite. DMG is a food found in small amounts in rice hulls.
- Medications and Chemicals to Avoid
- Sulfa, Prednisone, Bactrim, Septra and Pediazole. They suppress the thyroid gland. Use only if absolutely needed.
Do not use Amoxicillan, instead request Augmentin, Ceftrim, Biaxin or Zithromax (Z-Pack).
Never use the anesthetic Atropine for any surgery, eye exams or dental surgery.
Avoid spirulina due to its SOD content.
- Cervical Spine X-ray
- Up to 5 mm in children of anterior subluxation of the C1 ring with respect to the dens with the flexion maneuver. X-rays should be taken at ages 4, 8 & 12 years.
- Annual Eye Examination and Evaluation
- Recommended for all people with Down syndrome for any eye and/or vision abnormalities. Tests should include snellen dark field adaptation, convergence/divergence and proper tracking. Of primary concern is determining that people who are already fitted and wearing lenses have the proper plus power indicated for a person with Down syndrome.
- Physical Therapy
- Regular physical therapy is recommended to increase muscle strength and coordination. Examination of the feet for ankle pronation should be made and orthotics for foot support provided, if necessary.
- Oral Motor Skills
- In addition to speech therapy, age-appropriate oral motor skills training and exercises should be taught. Suggestions may include oral motor function, tooth grinding and strengthening of the tongue.