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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Focalin XR Oral.

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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/17/2008 11:33:39 AM

Reviewer: Randy822, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My 6 year old sons mom authorized the use of this drug despite my wanting to try natural herbal medicines first. Thus far his school work has improved. I question just how many parents out there research natural herbal medicinces and try them first before a chemical drug. That would have been my choice first if I had custody of my son. I think to many parents are just dupped by the medical pro ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/13/2008 10:48:54 AM

Reviewer: 7-12 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
my 7 yr old son has ADHD, early emerging bipolar and aspergers. He as been on Focalin xr for over a year and it has helped very much. He is now starting to having anger outburst so we have added rispidol.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/25/2008 10:17:34 PM

Reviewer: mother of adhd, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I and an adult 39 years old. Never had any severe problems as a child but, when my son went on focalin at age 7 and had such a great reacton I talked to my doctor about tring it. The best thing I ever did!!!!! I always had problems finishing things nothing big more like oganization skills. I never understood how other poeple stayed so focused on things. Now I know it feels great.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/20/2008 1:03:38 PM

Reviewer: mother of 3 soon to be 4!, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My 7 year old son has been on this medicine for about 1 month 10mg. we have to put it in applesauce because he cannot swallow the pill, however it was convenient and it does not have bad taste. My son was going to be held back in the 1st grade if he did not show any improvement fast. And this medicine is working very well he can pay attention and actually can sit still to do his work, his teacher ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/16/2008 11:38:23 PM

Reviewer: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm 15 nearly 16 male and I changed from concerta because it caused me to have irregular hearbeats - which are never good. Before concerta i took ritalin but I can't take meds twice a day at my highschool. The medication does what it says i can sit still and get things done but i lack all personality and it really hinders my social life and it seems to amplify my sleeping problems. I now u ... Show Full Comment

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