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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/7/2008 9:38:00 PM

Reviewer: Waste, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Side effect: blurred vision. Did not help with ADD at all!

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/3/2008 9:03:14 PM

Reviewer: mom of four, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 7 year old son reacted very badly to this medication. He is bi-polar and the medication made him suicidal and manic after the first (and only) dose. We will never use it agian, clearly not the right medication for him.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/30/2008 8:53:00 PM

Reviewer: marcy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My 12 year old son hab been taking focalin for over a year.... I have notice several things he grades are great from 1st thru 6th period, he's last two classes of the day he's getting a c in ( other classes A's and B's) I was wondering if any other parent has had this problem. His weight has also been a problem.... we have finally gotten him to a whole 80 pounds all his other frie ... Show Full Comment

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

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