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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Methylphenidate HCl Oral.

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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
4/10/2012 3:04:13 PM

Reviewer: lovebug219, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
just started taking,have bipolar and ADD--will keep updated! just glad to know there is a name for what is going on with me.just found both of these illnesses out.webmd is great!

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/29/2012 6:41:13 PM

Reviewer: TheEradicator, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am 17 years old and I have been taking this for about 3 months. I started on 54mg and it wasn't enough so then I moved up to 72mg. That was way too much for me and I started freaking out. My heart was racing, I was running around in circles trying to get my energy out and it just hurt really bad. So then I took 63mg, and I have been fine on it, although I feel that it could help me focus mor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/13/2012 4:46:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
First I was perscribed the 10mg dose. It was too much for me and I felt a come down when it wore off 3-5 hours later. Told my doctor about it and he perscribed 5mg. I was able to focus on tasks much better on either dose but I don't feel a come down from the 5mg pill. However, after taking this med once or twice a day for 3 or 4 days I had become easily agitated and somewhat agressive and I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/29/2012 10:15:34 AM

Reviewer: Relieved mom, 7-12 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My son is 8 years old in the 2nd grade. The last 3 years I have gotten feedback from the teachers indicating minor behavioral problems with him such as, he has a hard time focusing, he cant sit still, he speaks very loud, and now in 2nd grade, his comprehension in reading was starting to reflect a problem. I never realized this at home because at home he read and comprehended his books just fine, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/18/2011 1:33:57 PM

Reviewer: **CAT**, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am 50 years old have have been recently diagnosed with ADD....what a new feeling i have. Now i know what was wrong with me my whole life. I am so excited to claim rights to a new me!!

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