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Are there any adverse effects of using adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side-effect: Nervousness, dizziness, headache, decrease appetite, low blood pressure, fast heart beat, decreased sex drive, hair loss, anxiety, vision changes, insomnia, increased muscle tension.
Answered on Feb 9, 2013

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