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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/27/2011 4:09:19 PM

Reviewer: rsdt33, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It has been very difficult to focus on one thing since I have began career, in college alcohol did what add drugs now do which is allow me to focus. I started with adderall about 5yrs ago and now on dex spansules for a year. The dex seems smoother and alot less harsh on my system.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/27/2010 10:31:36 AM

Reviewer: augiesgirl, Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has always worked best for me. Every time a new drug came out, my doctor had me try it to make sure I was using the most effective one. I always came back to Dexedrine - no bad side effects, and very effective. Sadly, Dexedrine Spansule Oral will no longer be manufactured!

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/12/2010 8:22:40 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 25, and my 4 year old son and I have ADHD, we are both on Dexedrine, and its a miracle! I love it, my son is the little boy i knew i always had but was never able to "see" and i was on Strattera at first with no result other than bad side effects. This has been helping me with my job and also helped my little man excel in school, and not have outburst and break things anymore :)

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
4/13/2010 9:30:27 PM

Reviewer: coco, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have ADDHYPO now called ADHD type 2. I started with ritalin which was good then took dexedrine from age 12-19 when the miltary Dr decided that adults did not get ADHD. Now 26 years later I am back on the dexedrine after try the other with no luck. I do not know how a managed those 26 years without it.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/19/2010 4:46:11 PM

Reviewer: CentralAlabama, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on various ADHD meds for the majority of my life. Ages 6-29 to be exact. This works very effectively in controling my hyperactivity. Off meds, I'm prone to outburst, constant moving and talking, being disruptive and seeking attention, and it's hard to sit still or stay on task. I get bored very easily as well. While I'm medicated, I am completely the opposite. I work in c ... Show Full Comment

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