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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/13/2008 3:23:45 PM

Reviewer: worried fiance, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My fiance has been the one taking the ritalin. He has had all the typical ADD problems all his life but has just recently started taking it. The only problem is, he has a tendency to abuse drugs. Last month he went thru 30 of them in one week. This month I am distributing them to him, but if he found them I know what would happen. I do believe they help him, but it brings back too many memories of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/8/2008 11:41:03 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i have adhd and have been prescribed ritalin. iv had adhd since 2nd grade and iv been through adderall, ritalin, stratera and concerta. stratera didnt work at all. anyways i got prescribed to ritalin last week and i saw noticable effects about 40 minutes after taking it the first day. i can focus much better, i dont fall asleep in class and can do my work at a rediculous pace. bad part is my a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5/1/2008 9:09:18 AM

Reviewer: peggyk64, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Diagnosed ADD about 3 yrs. ago by a psycologist (which can diagnose but not prescribe medications). Went to Family practice physician and after trial and error of medications I found Retalin non time released tablets to work best. I was placed on the maximum amount of medication allowed per month by a regular MD which was one 20mg. tabled 3 x daily. Now after being on this dosage for a few years ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
4/10/2008 12:13:00 PM

Reviewer: gialol96, 3-6 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My five year old son was diagnosed in August of 2007 with ADHD and was prescribed Ritalin, 5 mg, twice daily at time. It worked very well the first day, but we went through atleast a month of restless nights, that have finally gotten better with time. It has had to be increased to three times a day already and he still cannot sit still or concentrate at all. It may be a cure-all for some, but n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
2/27/2008 3:09:00 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i used to not be able to focus on anything, and the day i took ritalin for the FIRST TIME i was able to write a 4 page pager for my english final

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