Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

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

Overall User Ratings

671 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 536-540 of 574 Next»
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:

«Previous 536-540 of 574 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

hands on abdomen
Can you catch one?
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
mosquito
Stings, bites, burns, and more.
Allentown, PA
Are you living in one?
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.