Lake Charles, LA
A 30-year-old male asked:
adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr is destroying my endurance in soccer. is there anything i can do to improve fitness while on meds?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Consider switching to the immediate release form of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). It will give you more flexibility in dosing. You can take less on the days that you need to, or adjust the dose as recommended by your prescribing physician. Of course the most important ways to improve fitness are to exercise regularly, eat nutritious food, get adequate sleep, and avoid tobacco and excess alcohol.
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Decrease dose: You could try decreasing the dose or altering the timing so it is not a factor while playing.
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