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Adderall Abuse With Alcohol
Russian Roulette: You are not ok if you engage in this type of behavior. You are old enough to have heard that mixing alcohol with other CNS drugs is dangerous and that mixing uppers and downers is bad. Although there may not be a reaction this time, eventually there will be...And it will be bad. ...Read more
Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more
I was prescribed Adderall 10 mg and took 2 this morning. I also took a hydrocodone 500 mg/5mg at 5 my friends said i would be okay to drink because they wear off in 4 hours, so i consumed to alcohol beverages. Im home now but im just a little concerned, w
Home now?: If the alcohol was 2-4 hours ago your probably out of the woods but it was not a good idea. Hydrocodone can last 6 hours. Also the hydrocodone with 500 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) together was discontinued because of concern for the liver which is also the site of alcohols metabolism. So please don't drink and take narcotics. Good luck. If you get dizzy or nauseated call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How might the absence of any noteworthy ill effects be explained, given moderate/heavy daily alcohol use & 5+ yrs. of Adderall XR & Xanax (alprazolam) XR?
Long term effectsBAD: You may feel alright for now but long term it is going to affect your body. Long term abuse of alcohol can cause liver disease and Cirrosis. And you also get addicted to alcohol and prescription drugs Xxanax and Adderal. And if you stop abruptly you will get withdrawl symptoms . It is advisable to get off these if possible at age. 35 . Discuss with your doctor what choices you have ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the potential risks of moderate/high daily alcohol use combined with taking Rx meds Adderall XR (30 mg, 2x/daily) & Xanax (alprazolam) XR (2mg, 2x daily)?
Major consequences: Combining alcohol in any quantity together with prescription medications & especially those that affect the brain can result in complications. When the quantity of alcohol is as high as you imply then, complications are magnified and can include death. Whoever's involved should seek professional addiction counseling. Questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR to make an appointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple addictions: To begin with you mentioned two legitimate therapeutic drugs and then two social drugs that you're addicted to. Booze ; nicotine are both serious addictions but both have very different approaches. Too much to go into here. Adderall and xanax (alprazolam) are very different drugs. If they're being prescribed legitimately you need to talk to your doctor and be honest. Good luck again much too much cover. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a specialist: In addiction treatment. The alcohol and Alprazolam need specialized treatment in order for you to safely withdraw. Adderal can simply be stopped, and there are many ways to stop smoking. There are many chemical dependency treatment programs and your access depends on your resources, insurance etc. www.asam.org and www.Aaap.Org can give you names of addiction physicians in your area. ...Read more
Please tell me if it is safe to mix Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and alcohol?
Timing and amount: Alcohol is sedating, and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has opposite effect. Taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in the morning and drinking a beer or glass of wine in the evening should not be a problem unless one glass leads to many glasses and alcohol abuse. Definitely a problem to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and drink alcohol at the same time of day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please tell me if it is safe to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and alcohol?
Not safe: www.drugs.com concomitant use of amphetamines and ethanol should be avoided if possible, especially in patients with a history of heart disease. The alcohol potentiates the effects of the amphetamines in the cardiovascular system leading to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. ...Read more
Prescribed adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) wondering if alcohol is a bad mix, I feel it takes away the anxiety brought on by adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and nulls the side fx?
Trying to stop using alcohol to control sudden anxiety from adhd. On Adderall for 3 years with success. Xanax (alprazolam) or Valium option. Pls no addicton respon?
Alcohol wrong answer: Alcohol is short-acting, causes physical dependence, which means larger and larger doses are required over time, and is toxic. Benzos may have some of the same issues, although less organ toxicity. If you have been prescribed stimulants for your ADHD, the increased anxiety may be side effect from those, and lower doses or different med may help.Antidepressants have good anxiety effects, fewer SEs ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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