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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Dexedrine Spansule oral.

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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

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/5/2010 12:54:48 AM

Reviewer: ADDMom, 25-34 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 am 25 with ADD. I was tested for it my Kindergarden year and tested for a Learning Disablity too. I tried Ritalin but it made me really sick to my stomach. But my dad takes Ritalin for Narcolepsy and it works great for him but not for me. I started taking Dexedrin in 5th grade. It helped me out so much all through school. It was sad on the days I forgot to take it my teachers, my parents and my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/22/2010 9:45:21 AM

Reviewer: willhuff, 19-24 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 have taken this med since i was 7. I'm now 24. I have fully stopped taking it twice and have had problems focusing and thinking. i have taken radilin and adderal and both have caused extreme hyperaggression. I also have a high family history of addicted to alcohol and drugs. But I have never had an addiction to this med and the reason why i feel a need to take this mad is so i can succeed in ... Show Full Comment

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