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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/19/2012 3:46:12 AM

Reviewer: Desparate Granny, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Tenex started at age 3, now turned 4. In Use several mos. stated 1/4 mg increase to 1 1/2 mg daily for ADHD and anger. Grandson no improvement. Evolved into explosive personality (very loving before). Takes toys,other objects & throws to hurt other family members. Knocks lamps, furniture, anything off tables and into floor. Has to be contained by physically holding him while he screams n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/2/2012 10:21:38 AM

Reviewer: 3-6 Male (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My son will be 5yrs old in 2 months. His Dr has prescribed Tenex and told me to give him 1/4 a tablet to start out. Daycare is really pushing the meds on me because my son has to be re-directed constantly and seems to have issues acting on impulse. I have read reviews about this drug and honestly they are about 50/50. Can anyone tell me if this helps with listening and following directions as well ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/11/2012 11:49:12 AM

Reviewer: lisalisa41, 35-44 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 6yr old has Autism and can be very hyper. I was given Tenex 1m, he was to take 1/2 3xs a day! It was to much so i gave him 1/2 once a day only at bed time and OMG! This medicine made my child into someone i dont even know! He's showing symptoms of ocd and very paranoid His eye's twitch constantly and he seems trapped in his body and cant get out. I can't stop crying! He will never t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/3/2012 9:06:40 AM

Reviewer: pollyparrot88, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I discontinued this medicine, although quite helpful, because I had (and still have) swelling of my throat and trouble swallowing. In addition, I itched frequently and had unmanagable constipation. Had I not had the side effects, I would have considered continuing use. Please note that I take a tremendous amount of other RX's - perhaps made a difference re: side effects. ??

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
6/29/2012 12:20:38 AM

Reviewer: Mom of 3 =), 3-6 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Im going to start my son on this this week. Hopefully it will immediately help. By the end of next week I can help others with a well informed info so others can make an educated decision. Thank you for those here who posted their reviews. They were very helpful in my decision in my son taking this.

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