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Condition: Low Energy
1/20/2015 5:34:27 AM

Reviewer: Dev, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The drug vivarin does provide you with alertness however, it caused me nausea, stomach ache, restlessness, anxiety, nervousness, and mood changes! I wouldn't reccommend if you have a weak stomach and bad nerves. Also it makes you some what jittery.

Condition: Low Energy
12/7/2014 3:03:28 AM

Reviewer: JTC, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been using Vivarin for several years now, off and on. I picked it up in the Army, then used it when I was a student with a full time job. It saved me more times than I can count. It's helped me stay focused so many times when having to stay awake and/or pour over long-dry articles. But there is a real downside for me, which is why I am so on/off again with it. As great as I fe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Energy
3/24/2014 1:45:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Started taking this a couple of weeks ago. It's great. Don't need coffee, or any sugar or creamer that goes with it. I used it because I was exhausted from workouts and lack of sleep. It's the right amount of pick me up after breakfast or the 2:30pm crash. It doesn't make me jittery or weird. But I may have a high tolerance. Keeps me focused on the task at hand. I don't have tr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Energy
3/8/2013 8:32:29 PM

Reviewer: msdonna, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have taken a viviran a long time,I take a day off now and then but if I have to get something done,it really motivates me and I find it is very hard for me as I have gotten my children grown and have nothing that really motivates me...this is sad :( but it is also very true!

Condition: Low Energy
2/6/2013 9:49:02 AM

Reviewer: nicole927, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
So, this pill is a caffeine pill. Different people have different reactions to caffeine. Just ask your coworkers -- some swear by their coffee and can't live without it; others will tell you they never drink coffee because it makes them jittery or anxious. This is the same thing: either you like the effects of caffeine on your body or you don't. Personally, I take one pill every day after ... Show Full Comment

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