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    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    6/9/2008 8:22:05 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I started on Concerta at 27mg, increased to 36mg, then to 54. Tried each for a couple days. The 54mg was somewhat effective, but I wanted to try other medications to have a basis of comparison since 54mg was the highest recommended dosage. I am currently testing Vyvanse at 70mg, and feel more concentrated, but at the same time have shown instances of rage, mood swings, and paranoia. I hav ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    6/3/2008 11:17:24 AM

    Reviewer: (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Started my 5 1/2yr old. son on Concerta long acting one week ago. I saw an immediate difference. He was much more calm and focused. However, by the end of the week he had developed a facial tic. He would make angry faces. Doc said to give it another week to see if the tic goes away. Also, I was told by the pharmacist that I could continue to give my son his allergy medicine (clarinex). Well, it se ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    5/27/2008 11:54:00 AM

    Reviewer: ohiomadison23, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Ive been taking 54mg since 2002. My mom made me take it at first. I was 15 at the time and honestly it has been an overall bad experience and has been holding me back ever since. At first it took my personality away and i went from a very social, creative, outgoing person to an anxious, nervous, withdrawn and just didn't have anything to say to anyone. That made me depressed since Ive always b ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    5/12/2008 12:59:49 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    not sure if this med is helping my grand kids

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    5/7/2008 3:43:26 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I tried adderall, but it didn't work that well - Ritalin worked great but even Ritalin LA wore off too quickly. Concerta has the same effect as Ritalin - but less side effects. It is WONDERFUL! It helps me stay focused - I remember things - it has been a saving grace in my life. I would highly recommend over the other two.

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