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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/30/2015 1:18:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I like it but I am sick to my stomach everyday for an hour after I take it. Have to take it with bread or I will throw up. Only been on it for two months and I am giving it more time. But may have to stop this is not fun.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/16/2015 7:16:30 PM

Reviewer: Peat82, 13-18 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: 3

Comment:
It has really helped with my focus and hyperactivity, but the side effect that I have experienced recentlyis bad. I have trouble getting and erection and when I finally get one it doesn't want to go away and it can become painful. This started about 7 months into taking it and I have now been on it for 9 months. I may get off of the medicine if this continues.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/16/2015 2:55:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Our doctor prescribed Strattera as an alternative drug to stimulants b/c of our 10 yr olds lack of appetite, and felt that Concerta was not really working well. We just hit week 4 and dosage of 25mg - his personality changed overnight - moodiness, defiance but what shocked us most and totally out of character was that he wanted to hurt himself and even others - he attempted to choke a fellow campe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/14/2015 11:56:17 PM

Reviewer: Hoping to clear my head, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I got ADHD Dx at age 44. Ramped up medication from 25mg to 50mg and now at 75mg. Worked for the first 8-12 months (on for 2 yrs. now). Not feeling that my focus/attention, irritability or activity is under control. I am worse off the medicine. While on Strattera I have had terrible headaches, nausea, trouble urinating, dark urine and dry mouth. Moderately happy with the results. Very expens ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/4/2015 2:59:14 AM

Reviewer: Mac, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Like any adhd drug, it takes a while to get used too. i've been on it over 10 years. finished a masters, phd and am a professional researcher. almost failed out of undergrad... id say it worked for me.

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