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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/5/2015 4:21:25 AM

Reviewer: als12, 19-24 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 fell asleep driving from taking this medication.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/21/2015 7:05:36 PM

Reviewer: Scout, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Went to Dr on JAN 2. She gave me the 30 sample pack and stated she will have her office refer my to be evaluated by a psychologist to be tested (why I have to go to a psychologist to be tested for ADD is beyond me). Started this medication slowly 18mg, then 25mg, then 40mg and now 60mg. The side effects were immediate. Piercing headache, overly sensitive to light, fatigue and severe drowsiness. Wh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/2/2015 12:50:34 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on Straterra for 4 months now, I started struggling with anxiety once I started college in my late 30's, after two years of trying several anti-anxiety/anti-depressants I decided to totally quit meds and deal with it all on my own. After an unexpected move at the beginning of my senior year, my anxiety, stress and ADD symptoms started to intensify and decided I'd give meds one ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/18/2014 8:48:40 PM

Reviewer: Gardensgirl, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I switched from the stimulant Vyvanse to Strattera. The beginning nausea was horrible, like having morning sickness every night (when I was told to take due to severe nausea side effects). I stuck with it and the nausea disappeared. Strattera worked well for a few months. Unlike Vyvanse, I wasn't anxious, having mini-panic attacks,and could drink a cup of coffee without freaking out. Unfo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/16/2014 9:37:23 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 15 yr old daughter was taking 80mg for about 6 wks. We determined it was not working. Went to the pharmacy to get higher dose prescription filled and learned it was going to cost over $200 per month. We will never know if higher dose would have worked cause cannot afford it!

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