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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/30/2007 8:20:16 PM

Reviewer: aktmommy, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My son has been on this for 1 year but 3 months ago he had to be put on a low dose of Ritalin in the afternoons because it would ware off before he could do homework and he couldn't concentrate.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/30/2007 10:46:45 AM

Reviewer: Pinching pennies, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am writing as the mother of a 10 year old with ADHD. This drug is very effective but the cost is high. Even with insurance it is costly. Right now I have cut back on my grocery list, shop a cut-rate supermarkets and any other cost saving avenues to pay for this drug. The doctor doesn't recommend any of the generics that the insurance company recommends. But do I scarifice my child's qual ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/29/2007 5:24:05 PM

Reviewer: Kevin, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take it daily and have tried a lot of others but Concerta by far works the best

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/29/2007 3:03:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm on 72mg and I have experienced high blood pressure and an increased heart rate but it hasn't affected me in an uncomfortable way.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/28/2007 3:31:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've only been taking Concerta for a short time but have already noticed improvement. As a student, I've seen my grades improve and I feel I am more attentive in class. However, I may be experiencing some unpleasant side effects, more investigation will be required.

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