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Condition: Other
1/9/2013 8:50:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

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Condition: Other
12/4/2012 11:27:27 AM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I take this medication for physical aggresion and it really doesnt make me any less physically sggresive but it does make me sleepy

Condition: Other
9/4/2012 10:38:23 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was given the Rx to take at bedtime.. this is given to schizophrenics and it causes one to hear voices? Sounds like job security for masochistic shrinks. Feel MUCH better w/out it. I urge everyone to GET A SECOND OPINION!!!I now take a single dose of one med each day. Keep trying, there IS something better out there.

Condition: Other
7/25/2012 11:37:59 PM

Reviewer: 7-12 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My son is 8 years old, has Autism and had been on the medication for close to 2 years. He had excessive weight gain and developed breasts. The doctors told us we just needed to monitor his diet better and make sure he excersized more. Needless to say we were not happy with the side effects.

Condition: Other
7/25/2012 12:49:26 AM

Reviewer: kapaja, 7-12 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My 10 year old son who is developmentally delayed has taken this med for aprox 2 months. At first it was great for helping him sleep. The side effects are horrible! He is hearing voices, having nightmares, very sleepy, weight gain, developed breasts and has a heavy gloss in his eyes. Headaches are bad also. Trying to get off of this med but you have to do it slowly. He's having severe withdraw ... Show Full Comment

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