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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/16/2008 12:41:52 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am 26 yeras old and have been on stimulant medication since the age of 4 for ADHD. I switched to the oral 20mg tablet Adderall when I was 18. Overall, it has been very effective. However, the side effects as of late have been interfering with my job. 2 hours after taking the medication with food, I begin to hot flash and sweat a lot. I drink massive amounts of water to counter this, but then am ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/16/2008 3:14:54 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/15/2008 7:07:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After taking Adderall for a couple of years I began having a high heart rate (105 at rest). I also have heart palpitations. I've been off this drug for 3 months and my heart rate is still irregular. I consider this a dangerous drug.

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/3/2008 6:59:12 AM

Reviewer: savanna0599, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was told my daughter was adhd when she was 5 and now she is 9, at first she took ritalin no luck then we tried adderall XR and had nothing but great luck with this drug. just remember some drugs dont work for some people- so you might have a to try a few to get one that works for you.this drug has changed my daughters life and continues to exxcell in school

Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
3/1/2008 12:21:45 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have always struggled in school and my parents did not believe in ADD or ADHD. I would listen to someone talk to me for 10 minutes and not be able to tell you one word that they said. I went from a D student at a very good university to making the Dean's list. I have read a few negative reviews of this drug, and I must say that I believe those who had negative opinions about the drug were ... Show Full Comment

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