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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!

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.

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