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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
12/31/2018 9:11:13 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm 33 years old, and had undiagnosed ADHD my whole life (was told to get tested by schools, parents never wanted me to). Last year I finally went to see a Dr and was put on Adderall. After 3 months it was a nightmare. I had so many ups and downs emotionally, as soon as it wore off I was worse off to begin with, I kept having to increase my dose. I switched to focaliN

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/12/2017 11:11:53 AM

Reviewer: Beware of side effects, 7-12 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
While this drug worked for my son to focus the side effects out weighed the benefits. He has gastrointestinal issues while on it that cause extreme gas. Secondly his eyes went from 20/20 vision to 20/50 vision that glasses cannot correct all within 18 months. This is one of the severe side effects. Please beware of putting your Child on this drug.I pray his vision gets better after stopping this d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
1/14/2017 1:32:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/28/2016 3:35:02 PM

Reviewer: Dylan, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking focalin when i was 14, im now 16. Before i say anything bad about this drug, it does help with focusing..but almost helps too much. My grades improved dramatically when i started taking this, but my social life plummeted. I started feeling anxious, depressed and I couldn't really hold a conversation until the end of the day on the bus when it was wearing off. My parents didn&# ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
11/2/2015 4:28:30 PM

Reviewer: redheadok, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My 6 y/o son was having many behavioral problems at his daycare. Basically he had daily incidents that led to phone calls for me to pick him up because they couldn't calm him down. I took him to a behavior therapist and after a month of visits and questionnaires completed by parents and teachers, he was diagnosed with ADHD + ODD. Although I strongly believe a large part of the problem was the ... Show Full Comment

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