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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
1/1/2008 11:53:10 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My seven year old son has been taking Focalin xr for about 3-4 months now. He doesn't have any of the side effects like he had on other medications. although, it doesn't last as long as it is supposed to , we increased it by 2.5mg. and he seems to be doing just fine in school and when he gets home we can do his homework in no time at all.l

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/1/2008 11:07:41 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
We have found this to work well for my 8 year old grandson. Problem he is having is headaches. We give him Jr. Strength Tylenol and it seems to help within 30 minutes or so. No other symptoms at this time...but it has not been two weeks since starting.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/27/2007 8:13:29 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After trying several different drugs for my daughter, this was the one that worked perfectly with none of the other side effects we experienced i.e, sleeplessness, eating dysfunction. She has been an honor roll student since being able to focus.

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

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