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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/2/2014 10:49:24 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Our doctor suggested this medicine for my 10 year old son who has ADHD. During school, he takes Adderall during the day and clonidine and melatonin at night--this works extremely well to help him sleep. We tried a short acting version of Intuniv for sleep and it didn't work at all-so I wanted to let others know that Clonidine may be worth a try for getting sleep! Per his doctor's sugges ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/25/2014 11:11:35 PM

Reviewer: Ms. Brenda Lee, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was completely against medication but decided to try Intuniv for my son who was doing very very poorly socially and academically in kindergarten. He was so hyperactive and careless that he had no friends and was already labeled the "bad boy." My son is 5 years old and we started 1mg of Intuniv five days ago. He takes one pill every morning. So far, his side effects include sleepiness a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/2/2013 9:07:17 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
IF YOU HAVE LOW BLOOD PRESSURE, DO NOT TAKE INTUNIV! My psychiatrist gave me the starter kit, and I took 1 mg. I also have a fairly low blood pressure, so the medication made it drop even lower. The first night I took Intuniv, I was so tired, I couldn't remember what happened, but when I woke up, I was so groggy, I was literally paralyzed for ten minutes. The next night, I took intuniv again, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/28/2013 12:05:48 PM

Reviewer: SquirmyBoy, 35-44 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am a 37 year old big boy with the triumvirate of ADHD, OCD and Tourette's since early childhood. Overall, I feel being on Intuniv has been a good experience with few problematic side effects. High intelligence and a lot of help got me through grade school and college, but I had difficulty with employment, and first started meds while struggling to earn my PhD. Intuniv was of interest b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/15/2013 2:38:00 AM

Reviewer: Busy boy, 3-6 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My 6-year-old son was prescribed Intuniv 1 mg a day. During the first week, it works. He was calm and was able to sit still in the restaurant. His teachers reported he was able to sit well in class and focus. However, on the second week, his old self is back. He ran around like crazy in the museum. He plays pranks on his older brother. He falls asleep around 3 pm which he never does in 4 years. He ... Show Full Comment

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