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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
10/23/2013 7:04:49 AM

Reviewer: Jan, 3-6 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My 6 year old son took Metadate for about a year. He was on 20mg, and it worked great except that it wore off after about 7-8 hours. So, he was fine for the school day, but our evenings were really tough. His behavior in school was really great though. The only side effect we noticed was that it really affected his appetite. He was not at all interested in eating or even drinking while the medici ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/9/2013 10:15:53 AM

Reviewer: Savannahnk, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking this drug since 3rd grade and it works wonders. I'm calm and I talk slower. The best thing I think although is that I can focus on school work and any task at hand instead of getting distracted. My parents and I are quite satisfied with this drug. Also I get a couple of the side affects but nothing that's bad or I can't handle.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/17/2013 11:22:08 PM

Reviewer: super mama, 7-12 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My daughter has been taking Metadata CD 30mgs for the last year. It works great. U can tell when it kicks in and when it wears off ,usually around 4:30 it's very hard for her to do homework independently.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/15/2013 9:23:33 AM

Reviewer: mom of two adhd boys, on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My 16yr old son has adhd and autism. He has been taking this drug for 5yrs. It helps him focus and concentrate better, but is no miracle drug for him. He still struggles with completing tasks. He has trouble falling asleep so I give him Melatonin @8pm and he is usually asleep @10 and sleeps all night. He has no appetite during the day. He is very thin and I wonder if it has slowed his growth. At 1 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/21/2012 2:53:08 PM

Reviewer: Morgie, 7-12 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My 12 year old daughter has been on Metadate 40 mg one per day for about 3 months and it seems to work well for her. We are still experiencing days when she isn't able to sit still or stop talking (most of the time jumping from one subject to the next,without finishing).

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