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

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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
9/16/2014 10:04:48 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have only been taking this for about 3 wks. but the effect is ideal. I was taking zolof after my pregnancy thinking I needed it, but I still had had issues with depression and not being able to focus or remember anything, etc. I have neuropathy also, and where my tips are numb and tingly otherwise, with ritalin, I can feel them now. I focus much better, finish my tasks nicely, am in a positive ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/27/2014 8:08:34 PM

Reviewer: ADHDkid, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My psychiatrist switched me to Ritalin after I had negative side effects with Adderall and Vyvanse. I took the Ritalin once and knew it wouldn't work. I also have depression, and I had been feeling rather low around the time I started Ritalin. The very first day I took the Ritalin, I knew the moment it wore off. Suddenly, I had no desire to live anymore. I wasn't suicidal; I simply had no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/21/2014 4:09:09 PM

Reviewer: david , 3-6 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking Ritalin at the age of 4 to 6 it got the job done until I reached 7th grade at the age of 14 I started having embarrassing uncontrollable muscle movements ( shaking ) I'm now 19 & still suffing I have now developed insomnia where my sleep patterns are from going to sleep to 3am to waking up at 8am I wake up feeling miserable & unrested. my mental state haven't been ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/14/2014 9:11:51 PM

Reviewer: matt54, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I will be brief here and will post an update when I start taking this drug again. I was a child in the 60's when I first started yes, there are side effects with the drug, in the 60's this drug was new and little known about I started in 1969-1972, this should be interesting this time around just to see if the still uses the same chemical compounds.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/3/2014 3:56:20 AM

Reviewer: Chris C, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After about 10-12 weeks of prescribed use for ADD at age 25, my sleep cycle became completely random, with awake periods ranging from 12-36 hours and sleep ranging from 6-12 hours. My sleep "tumbled" around the clock like a tennis shoe in a dryer, only somewhat related to day/night. It took about 7 years for the effect to lessen enough where I could manage it, but still 14 years later ... Show Full Comment

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