A 40-year-old member asked:
I have depression and taking amphetamines (speed, adderall, vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) meth, etc)?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Wow- that is: Quite a mix of drugs- quite worrisome. Please seek the help of an addiction medicine specialist ; /or a psychiatrist asap.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Psychiatry 15 years experience
Can cause depression: These drugs, if misused, can all cause depression. A psychiatrist may help you understand whether the depression came first (and you're taking the drugs in an attempt to self-medicate), or if the depression is the side-effect of the drug. There are better ways to help depression than stimulants.
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Last updated Apr 4, 2019
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