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Adderall Abuse With Alcohol
Timing and amount: Alcohol is sedating, and Adderall has opposite effect. Taking Adderall 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 and drink alcohol at the same time of day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How might the absence of any noteworthy ill effects be explained, given moderate/heavy daily alcohol use & 5+ yrs. of Adderall XR & Xanax 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
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 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
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, wondering if alcohol is a bad mix, I feel it takes away the anxiety brought on by adderall, and nulls the side fx?
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
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 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
Gained 20 pounds in a month and blood pressure and tryglc are high 700 range. Difficulty cutting out alcohol. Tend to use my Adderall + than prescri?
Very high risk: Sounds like you're at very high risk for heart disease, stroke, and alcoholism -- and are using Adderall addictively too. You have a lot to talk with your physician about, if you will please go see him or her. You may need to work with an addiction medicine doctor also -- results depend on the desire you have for change. ...Read more
Probably Not Much: With any psychotropic medication, it always best to be cautious with mixing meds and alcohol. However, Adderall is so different than alcohol that there is not likely to be a significant increase in sedation or an increase in the effects of alcohol. Of course, alcohol can impair attention and concentration, so if you need Adderall to help with these areas, you might do better without using alcohol. ...Read more
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