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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/12/2014 8:52:53 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
generics cause issues but as long as I get one brand only and don't have to switch, I am good. With me, I lose my appetite so I take the tablets to eat between doses. I have been on this since the age of 5 and it quiets me down and shuts me up. It can tend to make me very focused at times and avoidant. people just don't interest me on it. I can take lower doses so I will talk more but ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
4/18/2014 12:24:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've tried a lot of add meds and this is pretty smooth

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/25/2013 12:24:21 AM

Reviewer: Grant, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
At 42 years of age I was diagosed with attention deficit disorder. I've been on this drug for 27 years. I saw an interview on TV which I was able to identify with. A physician recommended the drug for me. He had the condition but never took meds and then decided not to because he managed to get through med school; thus he felt he could manage his life. I wish I never listened to him. For I am ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
6/25/2013 10:30:57 PM

Reviewer: naturalselectionsculpture, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken this med for 40 yrs for ADD. It has not elevated my BP and may have lowered it by allowing me to stay calm. The main side effect is that it is sometimes difficult to change focus(topics) especially during the wearing off period after 4 pm when I have re-emergent irritability and apathy--which are hard for others to understand, even when I explain that I have ADD. You almost have to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/17/2012 11:25:46 AM

Reviewer: Solution, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication at 10 mg is good for attention span but lacks the motivational "kick" that Adderall XR provides- which is why I gave a 1 star satisfaction.

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