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    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    12/30/2019 10:57:43 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Very powerful for fixing attention problems. It makes it much easier to work, however the side effects are strange and concerning. There is a significant loss of appetite and dry mouth, but these are not terribly strange. While the medicine wears off (which takes hours), paranoia and confusion can set in. While these happen, there is a feeling of freezing despite the actual temperature, possibly d ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    6/18/2019 2:27:43 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Horrible

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    5/31/2019 11:57:05 PM

    Reviewer: Willsmommy09, 7-12 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My 9yr old was having so so much trouble in school and having bad anger issues, his pediatrician put him on 18ml methylphenidate and I've seen such a huge difference, since the 1st day he took it his teacher messaged me to tell me the progress he had!! I'm hoping it continues to work, hes only complained of slight dizziness and some nausea but other than that he says he feels fine:) I' ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    5/14/2019 9:03:08 AM

    Reviewer: Kmennis, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am an adult with ADHD since childhood. My psychiatrist and I tried several medications including Adderall which gave me mild anxiety. I take Vyvanse during the day and methylphenidate in evenings when I have school work. The methylphenidate helps keep me focused with no side effects. Only issue is that it only lasts a couple hours. Most ADHD medications do not last as long as they are supposed t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    4/8/2019 10:07:04 AM

    Reviewer: Happy to be me now, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have severe ADHD and this medicine makes me feel more normal than with out it. I also have depression and it helps that as well.... I actuallt dont jave any sode effects either. Hope it continues to help me.

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