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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/4/2014 2:40:20 PM

Reviewer: Not Actually ADD, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is a comment to warn of possible over-dosage. A slight background is necessary to understand that this is a risk from IMPROPER use, and not Proper use. Straterra seems to be beneficial for a number of people and I don't want to dissuade proper use. The short version is I was 'Diagnosed' with ADD in highschool in an utterly subjective manner (made worse by falsehood I told my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/1/2014 4:36:03 AM

Reviewer: devon11122, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
the doctor gave me this started to take it I took it for 8 months and in those 8 months I kept on getting light headed and dizzie I went to the doctor they said drink more water so for a month I drank more water like 6-11 24 oz bottles a day but I still had the light headed and dizzieness so my thereapist looked up more info on it and it said the medicine straterra can cause heart attacks and shor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/5/2014 8:20:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
made me experience nausea and did not feel any different taking strattera than not taking it.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
6/19/2014 12:39:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medication has changed my life for the positive! Instead of procrastination, I get on and am able to focus consistently. In spite of the side effects ie racing heart, heavy periods, early morning waking, the overall effects are good enough to keep me taking it.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/1/2014 7:26:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Bad sex life for couples. I convinced my physician to let me try this drug for awhile instead of Ritalin. I loved what it did for my brain but hated what it did for my machinery. On the warnings, there is a small percentage of men who get sexual side effects, and I was one of them. I went back to Ritalin, but I have developed a tolerance over the last few years, and is thusly, it is not as effecti ... Show Full Comment

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