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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/10/2008 9:06:00 AM

Reviewer: Murr, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been through two years of drugs based on different diagnoses like bi-polar, depression and ADHD. I tried Ritalin to start and if was awful so did not think I was ADHD so went down other paths. Finally came back to ADHD and put me on 10 mg Dexredrine capsule. The first significant positive difference. Now I went up to 20 mg a day (in morning), and now 30 mg ( 20 in morning and 10 at Noon) ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/20/2008 5:35:58 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started off with Adderal which had too many side effects, then I switched to stattera and it didn't do anything for me. So now i'm on Dexedrine and its the best drug so far with very few side effects. I think that the only bad thing is dry mouth.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/1/2008 10:07:31 AM

Reviewer: JillianP456, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have used dexedrine for almost 16 years (since 5th grade) and agree that it has been a life-saver. To be completely honest, I never write reviews like this, however, I know I wouldn't be the successful ivy league graduate I am today without dexedrine. I take a low dose- 5 mg twice a day - which has made an enormous difference. Dexedrine makes me feel refreshed, focused, and efficient. I hav ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
6/12/2008 12:48:18 AM

Reviewer: beenthere, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
drug was great for about 3 months,I was focused,lost weight,energy,then I noticed I was always on the move in a hyper way.Almost like an o.c.d. type and I needed to keep increasing my dose for the same effect.Took myself off them and had horrible withdrawl symptoms.Its been 2 years and I now have a permenant eye and mouth twitching on the left side of my face.Dont recommend

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/13/2008 7:32:23 AM

Reviewer: SusanLauer, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on most of the ADD drugs and Dexadrine has the least side effects for me, on the others I couldn't stop thinking about how my "head" felt. The oddest thing, though, I can fall asleep instantly no matter the dose. I have been on 1 to 3 of the 15 mg extended release capsules. SusanLauer

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