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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/9/2008 12:02:32 PM

Reviewer: gasweetei56, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This was a godsend for me! My brain fog cleared and I was able to do my computer job properly. I was like a zombie while my brain was working in high focus, but no one in my computer job even noticed my lack of socialness. But then I did talk, I would be really into to it and talk a long time. But in the end it affected my blood pressure and creatnin levels so I had to quit. But it had pulled me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/2/2008 5:43:24 PM

Reviewer: brokenspur64, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It worked for awhile, but now my doctor has me taking Lexapro (for depression), and thyroid meds (for over active thyroid)...I've now lost so much weight I look disgusting to myself. I have felt so ill at times I thought someone was trying to poison me! I'm not a doctor, but I believe the combination of the 3 drugs are not mixing well. I THIS is why I put off seeing any kind of doctor. (An ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
10/23/2008 11:32:12 PM

Reviewer: jlberry2004ab@peoplepc.com, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My Son sometimes experiences times when he is very angry hitting things has had explosive behavior at times.I am not sure if it is the medication itself or the ADHD,He is also Bi Polar and is on Abilify for that .

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
10/10/2008 1:59:25 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was 25 years old. It finally explained my "oddness," if you will... : ). My Dr. started me out on Adderall XR @ 1st and it worked wonders, but gave me severe, daily headaches. I already suffer from migraines as it is, so that was terrible! I went off the adderall and on Zoloft. I then went about a year without any meds. I failed the state Bar exam both ti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
10/5/2008 1:01:52 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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