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what is difference between adipex vs adderall

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There are many similaritires. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) affects more parts of the brain.
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Different drugs: Adipex is phenteramine; Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is amphetamine. Both have and sometimes still are used as appetite suppr ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: No i would not recommend this as they are both stimulants.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Adipex (phentermine) is in the amphetamine stimulant class the same as adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). It's intended effects ar ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Adipex: Is an appetite suppressant with pharmacology similar to amphetamines. If mixing it with adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) u would ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Be careful: Both are stimulants that have been used as diet pills. I would worry about increased blood pressure and palpitations. If dieting is your concern the ... Read More
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Be careful.: If you're taking the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) regularly & it's a safe &effective dose, you might tolerate the adipex, but ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience Psychiatry
You can't: When you are taking adipex you should not take any stimulant that include Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) risk of cardiovascular ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: The combination can cause additive central nervous system side effects and toxicity.It is not advisable. You would be better off working with your gp ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience Psychiatry
No: No, even though all may have an effect in common, i.E appetite suppresion.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Similar yet differen: Phentermine, a contraction of "phenyl-tertiary-butylamine", is a drug of the phenethylamine class, with pharmacology similar to amphetamine. It is use ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Wow: Is one physician prescribing this combination of medications? Does your prescriber (s) know that you are taking these meds together?
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Not really: with all my respect to your family friend doctor i disagree you are taking an appetite suppressant and anti two depressant i still could not understan ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
I wouldnt: Stimulants in pts like you can precipitate arythmias like supraventricular tachycardia and under the right cicumstances even afib. This can cause ligh ... Read More
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