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    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    4/12/2008 11:59:15 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Our foster son was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 6. He was originally prescribed Concerta XR. He lost a tremendous amount of weight with Concerta and his behaviors got worse over time. Our doctor prescribed Focalin XR 10mg a week ago today. Our foster son is happy and excited about his accomplishments for the first time in his life. His teacher has noticed a difference as well as our fami ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    4/5/2008 9:40:12 PM

    Reviewer: hv2badd, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I am an adult with ADD. I also take Cymbalta for depression. This medication caused me to have severe mood swings. Either I was extremely happy, extremely aggitated, extremely depressed, or I was having an over the top anxiety attack. Dr. has now prescribed Concerta, we'll see how this one goes.

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    4/2/2008 6:26:41 AM

    Reviewer: NCW055, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am an adult with add.....it carried over from childhood. I was given Ritilan first, and the pharmacy made a mistake and filled the script with Focalin. They called two days later to tell me....but it was a blessing really. Focalin XR works much better for me and so my doctor switched me onto it. Sometimes i get muscle cramping though.....that is the only draw back for me......but Ritilan did the ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    3/24/2008 10:07:47 PM

    Reviewer: sondra senesac, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    this is the third medication i have tried with my daughter and it is by far the best we have used

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    3/22/2008 11:10:29 PM

    Reviewer: channing1974, 7-12 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    My 10 yr old has been on this med for over a year and we are still adjusting it as we go. We found this med to have the least side effect of we have tried so far. it takes time to adjust. As for not eating he shared that symptom to bad at first we expressed our concerns to the dr. he reluctantly prescribed a steriod (mild) to help his appetite

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