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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
4/12/2008 4:21:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug made me depressed, lethargic, apathetic, and foggy. I didn't make it past 2 weeks on this drug. I was much happier as soon as I stopped taking it.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/19/2008 11:41:43 AM

Reviewer: 3-6 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my 5 yr old daughter has been on this for less than a month and has not helped. she gets depressed/sad and gets mood swings easily.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/19/2008 4:14:22 AM

Reviewer: JGrammes, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was prescribed Strattera for ADHD alittle more than a month ago. Since I have been taking it, I have been insomnic, nauseated, and seem to have become hostile towards the simplest of things. At the very least, I have been more focused, but these other side effects leave me with a less than desirable feeling about the drug. I think I need a new approach/remedy.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/6/2008 1:59:02 AM

Reviewer: who cares?, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I began taking this medication for A.D.D. while in college, 25 mg once a day. It was alternative to Ritalin and other stimulants, which I took from the fourth until the tenth grade. Strattera kept my mind clear; I didn't have a thousand thoughts racing through my head, and kept me real calm and quiet, but hyperactivity isn't an issue with me. I was able to stay much more organized with dai ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/1/2008 2:20:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
MY 9 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER HAS BEEN TAKING STRATTERA FOR ABOUT A MONTH NOW (WE SWITCHED FROM ADDERALL DUE TO WEIGHT LOSS)SHE IS EXTREMELY AGGRIVATED AND MOODY HATEFUL TO HER SISTER, CRIES FOR NO REASON, GETS HER FEELINGS HURT OVER EVERYTHING, GRADES THAT WERE A'S BEFORE ANY MEDS ARE NOW D'S. I AM VERY DISSAPPOINTED WITH THIS MEDICATION. MY GIRL SEEMS DEPRESSED AND IS LESS FUNCTIONAL IN DAILY L ... Show Full Comment

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