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Is adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) helpful for adult add/add? if so, how does one manage the dry mouth symptoms?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke answered

Specializes in Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral

lants are effective for adults with a valid diagnosis of ADHD-Primarily Inattentive Type, which requires that significant symptoms of inattention caused harmful dysfunction at home & school for at least 6 mos. by age 10 years. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR decreases sedative effects of Trazadone & Ativan, which interact to decrease concentration & motor skills. Thus, "ADHD" symptom-onset is vital for diagnosis.

Answered Nov 28, 2017

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