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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/7/2008 11:18:23 PM

Reviewer: newcomer217, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Was on Ritalin when I was a kid and helped me in school. Over time I just quit taking. A year ago was putted on 20 mg Adderall XR. This month went to doctor's office for refill and handed me a script for Vyvanse 70 mg. After a few days adjusting I'm pleased with how it works. Biggest thing to adjust to was how long it took to wear off and the decreased appetite. Other than that the benefit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/7/2008 10:17:15 AM

Reviewer: rene54@aol.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Has anybody ever had hair loss? I have been taking this drug 70mg once a day for 2 months.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/6/2008 7:26:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My daughter is 12yrs old. Takes 15 mg a day. She is diagnosed with ADHD & Autism. Has taken Vyvanse for 5.5 weeks. She has lost 7 lbs. and is now 54 lbs. She does seem more focused and takes directions much better. She was a free spirit that enjoyed life to the fullest and try anything. Now she is angry, constantly re-arranges things, and will go through times of non-stop talking. She ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/5/2008 5:00:25 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My 11 year-old son has been on just about every drug for ADHD available since he was 6. Vyvanse has been a miracle for us. Others had so many major side effects that he wasn't able to function socially. The only side affect that he is experiencing now is a loss of appetite. We counter this by letting him eat as much as he wants in the evenings until bed time and supplementing him with Ensu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/5/2008 2:23:27 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My daughter has been on this since September. For the first time since I can remember, she's made the honor roll 2 quarters in a row! She noticed a difference in being able to pay better attention in class ,and her teachers report improvement too (and her grades are way up)! She has some problems with loss of appetite (almost none at lunch) but eats a modest breakfast and well for supper. ... Show Full Comment

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