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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

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
8/1/2014 8:40:47 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
good stuff

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
7/19/2014 8:07:21 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
6/26/2014 5:05:01 PM

Reviewer: photocatcher, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Ritalin has made my life better. The medication makes me feel like I am not in a foggy cloud. I can better understand what people are saying to me and I can make better decisions in regards to money and finances. My new so called doctor has cut me back from 40mg per day to 20mg per day. I am very depressed and very unhappy. I just can't get my life back as it was before she cut back on th ... Show Full Comment

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