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Should i take an adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) before my finals?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not it if was not: Prescribed for you. You could take too much, take too little or make yourself ill. It is also illegal to take this controlled substance without a prescription.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Only as prescribed.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

I'm studying for my finals and have my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) which i rarely take. Should i take an Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for my finals as well?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): You should take your Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as it is prescribed.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What is adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? Is it bad to take?

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Stimulant medication: Adder all is a psychostimulant that may be usefully prescribed to treat inn attention, and impulsivity as well as hyperactivity when professional evaluation indicates.When used under professional supervision as prescribed it is generally quite safe.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What amount of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) should I take?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
The psychiatrist : who diagnosed your ADHD & prescribed your clinical trial of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR wrote the strength of the starting dose on your initial prescription. (S)he will titrate your dose to the point of maximum control of symptoms based or development of intolerable side effects. If you have no valid diagnosis of ADHD & no personal rx. for this controlled substance, you should not take any Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)
A 47-year-old member asked:

I forgot to take my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) today. What should I do?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Wait till next day's dose & inform your prescribing doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:

How much Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is safe to take?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Usual maximum daily dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is 60 mgm, but some psychiatrists use doses as high as 100mgm to 200 mgm off label in some patients who have develope tolerance to the drug. Fda approved dose is 60 mgm max.

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