A 38-year-old member asked:
How much adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) do you take for effectiveness? how do you know you shouldn't go up on the dose?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Kevin Considineanswered
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Just what is needed: One should only dose for therapeutic effect. If the current dose manages one's symptoms well then there is no need to increase the dose- going up on the dose then would possibly improve things very little and increase the risk of side effects.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
How much Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) do you take for effectiveness in studying?
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Dr. Glen Elliottanswered
Child Psychiatry 45 years experience
Varies: Dosage for any stimulant varies widely across individuals--so much so that the only real way to decide on best dose is to try several, balancing increased benefit against emerging side effects. For adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the range usually is somewhere between 5 to 30 mg--& size, age, & gender have little effect. Once you find the dose, though, it should stay about there, maybe increasing if you get bigger.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
How to know if the dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is to low or to high?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
It is a balance: Between side effects ; how effectively it is working.
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
How can I know if i take too much adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. AUSTINA CHOanswered
Psychiatry 28 years experience
See below.: You can tell if you have palpitations, elevated blood pressure, rapid breathing ; sweating. You should go to an er if you suspect you took too much, hopefully, it was not intentional.
4.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 37-year-old member asked:
What is a normal beginner dose of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
There is no standard: Set beginner dose for adults. It can vary considerably given your past history of psychostulant use and ability to tolerate drugs of this class.
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 41-year-old member asked:
How much Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is safe to take?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khannaanswered
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Usual maximum daily dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is 60 mgm, but some psychiatrists use doses as high as 100mgm to 200 mgm off label in some patients who have develope tolerance to the drug. Fda approved dose is 60 mgm max.
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Last updated Jun 28, 2012
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