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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/4/2014 3:47:39 PM

Reviewer: Tifs Mommy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Been taking 10+ YEARS and it has worked very well for me. I use the ER Spansule Caps (time release) for Adult Onset ADD due to other medical problems. When I worked I also used the 5mg tabs in the afternoons if I needed the extra boost, but only if I had a meeting or something that required my full attention. Now that I am retired I only use the extended release spansule/capsule. I've not expe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/27/2012 7:46:54 PM

Reviewer: BeverelyK, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My 11 yr old niece has just been given this to take in the afternoon along with her Intuniv ER I am concerned any advice on a child this age taking this combination the Amphetamine ER is 10mg and the intuniv is 3mg ?

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/21/2012 1:25:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just started taking Amphetamine, 10mg in the morning and 10mg around noon. I feel it has helped me focus on tasks and I have more patients. I can have a conversation with someone without my mind wondering off. I actually wait for the person to finish what they are telling then respond. I do find that I am not hungry and have had a little bit of a hard time sleeping but I have to say that the goo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/17/2012 11:10:58 PM

Reviewer: Robertpro27, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
allowed to stay focused on the work and not get side tracted

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
10/31/2012 1:10:22 AM

Reviewer: corkbouy, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take 3 to 5 tablets of 5mg Dexroamphetamine daily in the morning or when I get up. It is wonderful. I wake up worried, scattered, no ambition to start the day, negative thoughts, etc. I/2 hour after taking the tablets, I feel great and start my day an get things done. My thoughts are positive, creative, enthusiastic and focused. I love what it does to me. I have ADD. It gets me active and ... Show Full Comment

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