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    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    5/23/2016 8:11:13 AM

    Reviewer: Gracie, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Taken 3 times a day 7 days a week. 2 10mg at 10 am, 2 10mg at 2pm and 2 10mg at 5pm.

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    5/14/2016 3:27:06 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with add in 1991. Been taking Ritalin ever since. Helps me focus, stay motivated, especially for work. I live a positive lifestyle. Lost appetite and sleep at first, but I soon got over that. I tried Concerta, Dexedrine, fish oils, magnesium, ginkgo biloba. Only Ritalin works for me.

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    3/2/2016 1:49:46 AM

    Reviewer: Bernshi, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Wrecked my immune system and caused allergies, with facial swelling and whole body itching. I stopped taking Ritalin 2 years ago and allergy symptoms persist, day after day. I've never had allergies before.

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    1/18/2016 8:21:15 AM

    Reviewer: Beta, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I always struggled with attention in class in school and college. For exams I would cram just before them. Although I passed exams the lack of revision led to average grades. Later I got easily bored in relationships and when I managed to stay in one and get married that ended in divorce due to basically being inattentive. As an Engineer I was successful, renowned for troubleshooting and inventing ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    7/26/2015 6:32:06 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    All through high school I had a hard time focusing, so I ended up with very poor grades. Now married and in college, in my first semester in college I knew I needed to see my doctor for help after I had received a "F" on my first test. My doctor diagnosed me with ADHD and gave me a prescription for Ritalin. My next test I had received a "B".

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