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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
6/13/2012 8:21:45 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/8/2012 11:14:57 PM

Reviewer: Lydia, 7-12 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: 1

Comment:
My son is 8 y/o has been taking Focalin 5mg for about a year. It makes him like a zombie he sits and stares out the door all day long until it wears off. The medication last 10-12 hours. I gave him the medication at 7am and it started wearing off at around 5 oclock pm. He would not eat or drink anything. He often complains of his stomach hurting and nausea. I feel like this is abuse to our childre ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
4/2/2012 6:52:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
We tried many things to help my daughter with her inability to focus, her impulsiveness, and her learning disabilities. Special Education, good diet and exercise, and A LOT of homework help at home helped, but she still required a lot of redirection and one-on-one time at school from her teachers. We finally agreed with her doctor to try a medication. We tried Concerta and it was terrible. Too ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/11/2012 10:13:56 PM

Reviewer: summergirl, 35-44 Female 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 son was dx at age 2 with ADHD. He was started on clonadine at night and tenex 2x a day. He was either a zombie or bouncing off the wall.As a parent it tore me apart. He was started on Ritalin and it helped but, Dr wanted us to try Focalin XL 10mg and it was a big help after a week or so of adjusting to it...He is now 7 yrs old he takes Foclain XL 15mg with tenex 2x aday and it has made a huge d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/24/2011 11:35:56 PM

Reviewer: proud mom of 1 great kid, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My 12 yr old son was diagnosed when 6 tried many adhd drugs. Then in 4th grade (9yrs) switched doctors and she decided he metabolized things to quick for xr drugs and tried focolin 2 times a day. It worked,for a while then when starting middle school she decided to add Intunitiv which as helped alot. He made the honor roll for the first time ever!

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