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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose symptoms: when will they stop, what to do?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose symptoms: when will they stop, what to do?

Adderal overdose: Rarely fatal: panic hyperrefllexia, rhabodmyolysis, rapid respiration, confusion, coma, hallucinations, convullsions, arrhythmia, change in BP, circulatory colapse. Half life for d amphetamine for children 6-12 is 9 hrs, &i I amphetamine is 11 hours. Tx. symptomatically, admit & observe & tx. as needed in hospital environment. Monitior vital signs monitor CVS function Bp,provide flluids, etc. ...Read more

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How long will the symptoms of an Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose last?

How long will the symptoms of an Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose last?

Varies: A deliberate or extreme od needs urgent medical evaluation. Other than that, let the drug leave the body. The dose will drop substantially after 4-5 hrs (if regular adderall) or 8-10hrs (if adderall-xr). The drug will still be in the system for days, but usually people settle from the direct & indirect effects within a day or so. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose?

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What are the tests for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) OD: None. Diagnosis is by physical examination, EKG, and labs to include blood work & urine screen. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose?

ER, or just stop it: A deliberate od needs an er. Otherwise, "overdose" is a relative thing. Stopping the med is best 1st step; then whomever is prescribing the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) needs to discuss your experience w/ the med, including benefits &possible problems. Meds of this type always need close clinical monitoring, especially in the early stages & when doses, or circumstances, change. Get a dose or med better suited for u. ...Read more

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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 are some of the signs that you're overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Maximum recommended : daily dose of Adderral for adults with ADHD is 40 mg.; for narcolepsy, 60 mg. Initial signs of an OD = restlessness, tremor, confusion, hallucinations, assaultiveness & panic states, followed by fatigue, depression, nausea & diarrhea. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) OD or Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) + other vasoconstrictors like Sudafed or St. John's Wort ^ BP & can cause cardiac arrhythmias, stroke, coma , convulsions & death. ...Read more

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Can you get high from overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

You can get: Dead from overdosing on adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) which is Dextroamphetamine or a type of speed. An od could cause a stroke or a heart attack! ...Read more

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