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Condition: Other
3/6/2008 11:01:11 AM

Reviewer: jenfri71, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
my 6yr old son just started this medication a week ago. he has adad, autism, and the dr. suppects bipolar. for the past several months he has not been able to behave in school after starting this medication he has been darn near perfect. staying on top of his work and behaving. it helps him get to bed at a decent time tho he doesnt sleep thru the nite. the school nurse said that nothing may help ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/17/2008 5:08:23 AM

Reviewer: pepsi_girl, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My son was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 6 and at first we had him on Straterra and it worked for a little while with his anger and fits, but it didn't help much with his impulsiveness and then it stopped working on his outbursts and when I took him back to the doc, she mentioned this one to me and I figured we would give it a shot and so far it has worked great. He doesn't get angry too ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/1/2008 7:55:29 PM

Reviewer: Squeaky470, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It caused my breast's to get bigger and to produce milk.

Condition: Other
12/13/2007 12:20:45 PM

Reviewer: der27, 19-24 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Chest Pains, maybe increased heart beat, lowered blood pressure, and maybe others

Condition: Other
12/4/2007 9:29:55 PM

Reviewer: PolarBear FN, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Only side effect I had were weight gain and an increased prolactin level. Now, my doctor is taking me off it as my prolactin went up to 3 times the max limit. The increased prolactin levels recently gave me E.D. which is why they did the blood work and found out about the increased prolactin levels. I did like Risperdal as it really helped my calm my mood and helped with some anger issues I was ... Show Full Comment

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