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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/14/2012 11:39:54 AM

Reviewer: Ole man quiet river, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been this drug for 26 years. I am 76 now, and with the shortage due to Barr labs error with Adderall, cannot get it for a month. I can try to be focused, and only experience has kept me in it. From my school days til I was 55, when I started, my life was lousy, I was overweight, quick tempered, and blew through 2 marriages, messed up 4 kids who had it,also. My wife saw a program on ADHD, ca ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/24/2011 6:59:05 PM

Reviewer: No more ADD for me, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm a 41 yr old mom w severe ADD. Due to shortage of Adderall, I too was switched to this(20mg) and it is way more effective. Tho it only lasts 3 to 4 hrs,(10 mg) so I am increasing soon to 30mg a day. My only side effect is I cant get control over my extreme upset tummy. But its worth it for I am now fully able to stay focused and on task. :)

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/15/2011 11:34:02 PM

Reviewer: sko, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am 36 and been on and off stimulants for my adhd since I was 19. This seems to be the least bothersome to my co-existing anxiety/mild ocd,pmdd,and depression. The onlty problem is a tummy ache,but I think forcing myself to have some crackers or toast will help. Be advised that this is more potent than adderall,I got it as a sub for adderall b/c there is a shortage and I find that half the dosa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
10/4/2011 9:01:34 PM

Reviewer: mommacrzy2, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 30 years old and a Mother of 2 i have taken this drug my self and it works at keeping me on task with out reminding myself to focus For me it has worked wonders My 7 yr old son was just prescribed this same drug for the mother that was concerned about the dosage u can cut them in half my sons doc said to start out on the 5mg and work up if needed but i cut the pill in half and stated it on th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/20/2011 12:40:05 PM

Reviewer: 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:
i havent been on any other treatment but i found that when we got the dosage figured out i really do love it. i dont have any side effects besides loss of appetite, but i still eat so that hasnt been a problem. i love how it has helped me focus and i can finally complete tasks without having to mentally tell myself to focus every five minutes. it does keep me awake on occasion but i just remedy th ... Show Full Comment

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