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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/2/2008 2:46:40 PM

Reviewer: mkdrma, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I think it really worked for a while. I am at 100mg for about 4 months. My blood pressure has increased, the focus is not as good as it was in the beginning. But the chronic constipation is the absolute worst symptom. I eat raisin bran every night plus a lot of vegetables. I have decided to stop taking it because the side effects now are worse than the benefits. All the info I read says you do n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
6/29/2008 3:41:49 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I had commented earlier about getting on Strattera after the first three weeks. Let me say that the difference between week 3 and week 5 is a LOT. Mid-30s male, good physical condition. But once I got into the 40 mg dose (and needing about 60) my insurance said "Try Ritalin first." Thank God. My gut was constantly very, very sore, my digestion was completely out of whack, the sexua ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
6/20/2008 1:25:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have mixed feeling about the drug. It has absolutely helped with my ADHD. If I forget to take it I know because of my lack of focus. One issue I have is that it seems to have different levels of effectiveness on a day to day basis. Some days I am GREAT, and some it appears to have no effect at all. I take 80mg one time in the morning with food. Taking it with food helped the nausea issue. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
6/11/2008 9:11:39 PM

Reviewer: sjd, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
slight nausea for 20 to 30 minutes after taking the drug

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
6/8/2008 6:35:33 PM

Reviewer: Better4me, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication is horrible!!! I threw up about an hour after taking it with a big breakfast. It also gave me really bad heartburn, and bad sexual side effects. A 23 year old man should be able to get an erection! I lost 6 pounds in 2 weeks also..(not a bad thing)

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