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A 19-year-old female asked:

Dx: gad &add. paxil(3 wks) + adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). have anxiety related tremor, so take ativan prn (usu 2x/day). tremor persists when adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) not taken. options?

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Dr. Muhammad Munir
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Anxiety Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an activating compound and can make anxiety worse and taking Ativan controls that but tremors can be a presentation of other issues too should need med changes as there are other combinations that can be considered for adhd and anxiety. Pl contact your doctor to make changes all the best.
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