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A 33-year-old member asked:

Appt to get some cavities filled. they will give me local anaesthesia. is it safe to take that with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in my system?

4 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Victor Zeines
Dentistry 52 years experience
Yes: This should not be a problem.
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
Yes: Tell your dentist you are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). They may deceide to use a local anes. W-out Epinephrine or w/ a low dose of it.
Dr. Gary Chapman
Dentistry - Orthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: Tell your dentist you are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). He/she may elect a slightly different formulation of local anesthetic. Take your medication as directed by your doctor.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 31 years experience

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