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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of CONCERTA.

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672 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/25/2008 5:39:42 PM

Reviewer: michael, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
it has been easier to deal with my daughter since she has been on it.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/25/2008 2:47:19 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Concerta really works for me!

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/23/2008 12:48:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
A comment to the woman with the stepdaughter in jail-your stepdaughter's use of cocaine may been her way of self-medicating. Now that she has a diagnosis and hopefully the right meds this may help her immensely. I was just prescribed concerta for my ADD. Before that I was on Adderal for 6 mos. Until I was correctly diagnosed I had a tendency to drink too much alcohol just to make me feel ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/19/2008 11:29:54 PM

Reviewer: jco, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My 9 year old daughter uses this drug and it really helps her at school and since she has been on it her grades have come up some. It is a little expensive but it is worth it having your child actually be a child again.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/17/2008 9:02:10 PM

Reviewer: valzie, 19-24 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 have been taking this in conjunction with Zoloft to treat my anxiety and it has done wonders for me. This has been a godsend in college! No more sporadic thoughts and having the attention span of a 2 year old! However, I'm extremely lethargic and sleepy once it wears off. My appetite has also severely decreased.

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