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7 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/22/2013 3:33:19 AM

Reviewer: Experienced_Patient, Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Ive been on everything and have tried each mg/dosage-level (i.e. started in 9th grade: adderall 5mg/1xday to adderall 30mg/4xday. Every kind of adderall. Same goes for ritalin. Havent tried Focalin. Tried Adderall complemented with ... ah I just totally lost interest and started to click off this page, but I digress. I will try to finish this. Anyhow... Vyvanse is this next=gen drug, its basica ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/19/2012 12:11:23 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
newly prescribed

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/24/2009 4:01:59 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've been on VyVanse (60mg) for 5 months now. I have been able to compare the medication in 2 different scenarios during this time. For 4 of the months, I was working 40 hours a week landscaping. Prior to the meds, I had constant racing thoughts and never seemed to be able to focus on something long enough to finish it. The meds stopped the racing thoughts and seemed to "zone me in&qu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/3/2008 12:16:43 AM

Reviewer: Marco, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The concept of the drug was interesting, it becomes a stimulant only after oral ingestion. Thinking it would work well, stop the "LOOK" at my pharmacy, and be useful were soon found to be false for my system. It felt like ritalin XR, kept me awake but not helping th ADD.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/24/2007 3:08:51 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
this medicine worked fantastics for me in the first 2 weeks. the last 3 weeks, i needed to raise the dosage and my body never had the same response.

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