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

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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/7/2008 12:46:22 PM

Reviewer: Princess, 7-12 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My Daughter was on addreall and had no appatite now she eats. Also seems to be doing better in her classes.{consentration's better} Does't last as long, so takes extra in afternoon. Much better.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/7/2008 7:08:09 AM

Reviewer: simon, 3-6 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
my child is 5yrs old.this drug so far has been the only adhd drug he can take and not vomit.however he has no appetite at all.hes looseing wait fast.he goes all day then eats at night.a smaal meal.when the drug wears off hes out of control, until the next dose.but other than that its like a mireacle drug.hes like a dffrent kid.but im worried about his eating and his out of control behaveiour.i wil ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/3/2007 8:58:48 PM

Reviewer: 3-6 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:
Before my daughter was on Focalin she was very uncontrolable as soon as we started her on the Focalin there was a major change in her attitude it seemed to start working with in 3 days. The only problem we had is she was not gaining any weight so the doctor tried switching her to Adderall and it made her very violent and we decided to try Focalin again and since then she has been doing great as lo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/27/2007 1:10:49 AM

Reviewer: 13-18 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have ADHD and this was prescribed by my Physiatrist and overall it helps but, you may result in having some minor to mild trouble going to sleep. Considering i'm on other medications that include antidepressent's, and i'm a minor others will most likely have different side effects.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/26/2007 8:10:49 AM

Reviewer: 7-12 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was great for about a year for my 11 year old son and then his body was no longer reacting to it. It was great because he still had an appetite compared to the other ADHD drugs used in the past and it did not last as long therefore it did not keep him up all-night. Unfortunately we are at a max dose of 20 mg. and will need to try something different.

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