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What is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) prescribed for?

What is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) prescribed for?

Adhd: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is usually prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. ...Read more

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Dextroamphetamine And Racemic Amphetamine (Definition)

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What is it like to be on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What is it like to be on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

FOCUSED/Productive: If you are accurately diagnosed and prefer pharmacotherapy as a treatment, the dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) -like medications are as effective as any of the stimulants. These as a group may be more effective (differs individual to individual) than atomoxetine, Intuniv/tenex, or CBT.
Many are excited to finally perform up to their abilities, listen attentively, prioritize, and complete projects - not last mi ...Read more

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What are the effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

Depends: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr is intended for the treatment of adhd; in individuals with that disorder, it can improve concentration and sustained attention and decrease impulsivity and overall activity level. Main se are decreased appetite and delayed sleep. In adults without adhd, it can cause a "high" especially at high doses and if snorted or injected; it also is used to stay awake to cram for a test. ...Read more

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What are the downside effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are the downside effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Same as stimulants, depending on dose. Refer to diagram. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) suggested for adhd?

Absolutely: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has been studied and used clinically for treating adhd since the late 1980's. For many years, it was among the top two stimulants prescribed for adhd, the other being Concerta (a form of methylphenidate). ...Read more

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Can u take two extended release 25 mg adderalls (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in one day?

Yes: Depends on the duration of effect (how many hours of an an effect you get per dose). If dividing the dose, the main concern would be that it may last too late and make it difficult to fall asleep. If taking at the same time, the dose may be too high and lead to concerns for jitteriness/on-edge/anxious ...Read more

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) bad for me?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) bad for me?

Not if: It has been prescribed to you to treat a diagnosed condition after a face to face evaluation and complete examination. If it is the case & u have concern about it, you should talk again to the doctor who prescribed it to u. But if u take it on ur own without any prescription, u take it at ur own risk. Please do not do that ever. Be safe, ok? ...Read more

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What is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) do for me?

What is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) do for me?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is indicated for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (add or adhd). It can help with focus & to decrease distractability. ...Read more

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How is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) metabolized?

How is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) metabolized?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Metabolism: Occurs by oxidation mostly in the liver but there is kidney involvement so both must be considered. Metabolism produces active compounds that require further metabolism by oxidation and deamination. CYP2D6 is a liver enzyme known to be involved and other medications requiring CYP2D6 may interact though this is usually not significant. Evaluation and monitoring by prescriber is essential. ...Read more

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Why would Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) relax me?

Why would Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) relax me?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): The Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) helps to slow down the energizer bunny brain. ...Read more

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Who gets prescribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Who gets prescribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Attention problems: Very often, kids with attention, concentration, and impulsivity problems get prescribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). It's best to have a full learning and psychiatric evaluation before doing that, because these medicines are not free of side effects. Adults with similar problems may also be prescribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Other related medicines can help this also, and psychiatrists work with patients to find the the best fit. ...Read more

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How come Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR calms me down?

Helpful chemistry: The Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) calms you becuase it provides chemistry that you nervous system is missing. It helps your nervous system feel and behave more normally. The name stimulant fot eh type of medication can be confusing. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the best or only option?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the best or only option?

No one best: There is no one best medication. Among the most common are stimulants such as methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta) and amphetamines (dexroamphetamine-dexedrine, Adderall and Vyvanse). Other medications that can be helpful include Strattera, Provigil, Nuvigil, Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Imipramine. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take 2 20mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

Is it okay to take 2 20mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

Yes: Dose up to 40 is approved, but your side effects are what count. Watch for palpitations, irregular heart beats as well as anxiety, insomnia. Tell your prescriber about any symptoms that might have changed since use. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 80mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ir too much?

Yes: The usual max dose is 60 mg a day, so yes that is likely too much, and likely there is an addiction and abuse concern. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Please describe the medication: adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Stimulant: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (combination Dextroamphetamine and amphetamine) is a stimulant medication approved for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd). It is a controlled medication with habit forming potential. ...Read more

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How should I get Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) perscribed to me?

Prescription: You would be assessed by a physician to determine if you had an appropriate indication (add/adhd). The physician's next step is a treatment plan & the decision if this is the best medication for you. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

If you have ADD: Pros:You can expect you will be able to focus on a task to completion, ignore distractions, be more efficient at tasks that you previously found tedious or boring, and attend better to others, not interrupting them as much. Cons: You may find a decreased appetite and forget to eat so it is important to remember to stop for meals. At first you may find it difficult to get to sleep. ...Read more

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What does it feel like overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What does it feel like overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Not good: Rapid heart rate, palpitations, chest pain, sweating, dilated pupils, anxiety, agitation, confusion, violent behavior, muscle jerking, tremors, seizure, dark urine. The described muscle cramps maybe due to muscle breakdown and requires medical evaluation. Seek immediate medical attention/

if death ensues which is possible then it feels like nothing. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took 75 mg of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What would happen if I took 75 mg of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Take as directed: Work with your prescriber to address appropriate medically necessary dose of any medication. Fda approves label doses but prescriber determines medically necessary & safe doses (higher than label) by working with the specific situation of each patient, monitoring response & side effects for safety and effective management of symptoms over the course of the day. Do not take higher than prescribed. ...Read more

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I need your expertise, is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) good for you?

Good or bad: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) should be properly prescribed by a specialist and is helpful for certain disorders only. It can be dangerous when not prescribed or taken properly. ...Read more

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What could happens if I take 40mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

Depends: If you are taking it for treating adhd, you might find symptom benefit. That's a fairly high dose of adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) so you may have side effects, especially if you've not taken it before. Under a doctor's supervision, it may well be helpful, but you may have lowered appetite and problems getting to sleep. ...Read more

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What are people's diets like while on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

What are people's diets like while on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

Maintain: A normal healthy nutritious diet. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr may decrease appetite for early part of day but appetite will likely return when it wears off in the evening. Start the day with a healthy breakfast and eat when hungry. Monitor to ensure adequate food consumption. Take a daily multivitamin if unsure of adequate intake. ...Read more

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What are the effects of amphetamines like adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are the effects of amphetamines like adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Amphetamine: Amphetamines are generally quite well-tolerated in most patients. Therapeutic effects include improved attention and ability to focus. Adverse events can vary somewhat between children and adults. These can include nervousness, insomnia, , loss of appetite, abdominal pain, weight loss during prolonged therapy, and an increase in heart rate may occur. ...Read more

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I need your expertise, is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & alza the same?

Alza?: Haven't heard of that medication. You may need to rewrite your question.

Adderall is an adhd medication. ...Read more

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Should just 10mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR be really effective?

Possibly: Stimulant doses vary widely. Some respond to small doses; others need larger doses. Usually, inattentive symptoms such as poor focus or high distractability are relatively sensitive to stimulants and may respond to quite low doses, whereas hyperactivity and impulsivity often require higher doses. However, there is enormous individual variability, so each person has to find the dose that works. ...Read more

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