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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/30/2008 5:23:15 PM

Reviewer: sunshine, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My daughter age 7 was put on Vyvanse medication for add it works great but the Dr. stated after a month she has to many side effects waking up in the middle of the night everynight with (nightmares), tics, anxiety so we are trying Focalin xr.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/24/2008 8:43:14 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My eight year old started on this after a year on Adderall XR. She has had a much shorter adjustment period to the medication. Her stomach and headaches went away within 3 days. She also was more 'herself' on this medication than on the Adderall. Her spunkiness was kept in tact while her impulsiveness was curbed very effectively. We did not see any change in her appetite with this drug, bu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/24/2008 5:50:47 PM

Reviewer: EmeraldMay, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 10 year old son's ADHD symptoms were not changed at all by this product. It was as if he were just drinking a glass of water. So, the the doctor increased the dosage to 50 mg. This did not change the non-effectiveness of the drug. But, it caused my son to have nightmares, evil thoughts, hopelessness, increased anger, suicidal thoughts, wanted to run away, and lost interest in art. You m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/20/2008 11:11:25 PM

Reviewer: kdf, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have a loss of appetite and lost weight that I needed to lose. Helps me focus at school.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/14/2008 11:58:17 PM

Reviewer: lblvn, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After trying Ritalin and Strattera, I switched doctors and he introduced me to Vyvanse. I noticed my energy level increased and focus ability increased as well. I began with 30mg daily and after 4 weeks, was increased to 50mg daily. My doctor was a bit concerned about the weight loss. (16 lbs in 8 wks) After a few months, my ability to focus decreased and my irritability increased. I felt "wi ... Show Full Comment

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