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A 19-year-old male asked:

What is the appropriate dose of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for weight loss? i take it for add and was wondering how much weight loss i could expect. i take 10 mg xr

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Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 45 years experience
No dose: of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is appropriate for weight loss purpose. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is intended for ADD primarily. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has side effects including addictive potential which can be dangerous without careful medical supervision. Please read lots of great weight loss advice by many doctors here on HealthTap: https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/Healthy-eating and https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/Lose-weight Best wishes.
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