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Is teeth grinding a possible side effect of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

12 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Scott Harwood answered

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Yes: Bruxism is a possible side effect from adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine).

Answered 9/20/2020

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Dr. Media Najafi answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Maybe: Grinding teeth is associated with central nervous system activity. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) also has a direct effect on the central nervous system. If the patient was never grinding teeth and now after taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for few weeks is experiencing grinding teeth, one can deduce that there is a relationship between the two. Please have the person see a dentist to get an occlusal guard. Sorry to hear about it!

Answered 6/24/2014

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Dr. Babak Jouhari answered

Specializes in Prosthodontics

Yes: Yes it is you need a custom made bite guard. Talk to your dentist about it.

Answered 5/8/2016

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