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I have adhd and i haven't took meds for it in a few years i tried various meds but i want to look into adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) what would my doc. most likely say?

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Dr. Emad Tadros
Psychiatry 38 years experience
High Blood Pressure: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) class of and methamphetamines are not clean handed. There is a serious warning about cardiac and blood pressure problems. Wellbuterin and straterra are worth a try.
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Usually receptive: Doctors understand that there is no effective test for stimulant medications and which one will be most effective for you. So, unfortunately the trial and error method is usual and customary. Check out our website about a new method for medication optimization and effectiveness. www.brainandbehaviorresearchinstitute.com.

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