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Will my marijuana addiction impede the effects of elvanse (3x20mg daily) in the treatment of my adhd and minor depression?

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Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Addiction: is going to interfere with nearly every treatment. One concern with your combination of marijuana and a stimulant, is they pull different ways. Stimulants can quickly become an addiction of their own. Be certain your prescribing physician understands all drugs, recreational and prescribed, that you are taking. Many times, depression has its solution in therapy, and not just a prescription

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