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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/12/2009 8:41:39 AM

Reviewer: chelsea0821, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
well lets see at first it worked perfect but after about 4 months it started making me fall asleep i took it three times a day. within about 30 minutes of me taking it i was suddenly exausted. it may not work for me but ive seen others it works perfect on.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/9/2009 11:52:24 AM

Reviewer: se80, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on ritalin all my life. Now im 21 and i thought i would go back on it. No, i hate the feeling and side effects and im going to stop once again.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/23/2008 5:44:34 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
medication is helpfull and controls adhd most of the time however side effects are begging to become more noticable.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/2/2008 4:10:50 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It makes me feel horrible. It helps me pay attention at first, but then I feel incredibly irritable. I took it the majority of my life then finally decided i hated it. I went back on it and I remember why i went off of it in the first place. Not for everyone.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/24/2008 9:45:12 PM

Reviewer: kat23607, Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had ADD for nearly my entire life. My parents put me on ritalin when I was 6 years old, and I took it for years. I have also been on Adderall and Concerta, for the most part, the drugs all worked the same for me. The upside to ritalin is that it is MUCH cheaper. The downside is having to take it more than once in a day. And in general, the side effects are true. Which can be the downside to ... Show Full Comment

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