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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.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/27/2007 6:48:07 PM

Reviewer: Loving mom of teenage son, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My 15 year old son has been on Concerta for 3 years. Our Dr. started him on the 27mg dose & has increased him to the 36mg. My son has never been hyperactive, just not able to stay focused or complete multi tasks. Since he has been taking the Concerta, his ability to remain focused and actually remember things has been amazing. Concerta started working within 3 days for him. He did loose 2 lb ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/25/2007 10:44:23 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
To any parents considering Concerta, here is some insight from a college junior. Concerta is effective for school kids but, I have had some issues. I had been on a relitively small dosage of ritalin for a long time befor switching to concerta and upon switching I ran into dosage problems. I had been 130lbs before changing dosage at 225. I had been put upwards of 54 mg of concerta and after a c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/21/2007 1:40:28 AM

Reviewer: 7-12 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:

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