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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/26/2007 11:54:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My son has had improved funtions on Focalin, but my only complaint is it doesn't last long enough in his body. We have gone as far as doing it twice a day, but without increasing it to three times a day, I don't see a way to fix this problem. He did his very best of 90mg overdoes, but I dont' know if I am willing to go that far as of yet.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/20/2007 11:54:20 PM

Reviewer: KD, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My teenage son takes this and it has helped him focus back on life. He came from being a D student that we couldn't get out of bed for school to an A/B student who gets up on his own for school. The only problem we have is fighting with some medical insurance to pay for it. i have now found that if you have no insurance and lower income you can get perscription assistance and the company is h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/6/2007 10:17:38 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The medication was quite useful in treating my 8 year old son's ADHD symptoms. However, he did experience side effects such as hallucinations and increased anxiety.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/29/2007 2:13:39 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/18/2007 7:54:28 PM

Reviewer: heneretta, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My daughter is 13 and it has given her no change in her symptoms.

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