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What is the length of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Adderall withdrawal?

What is the length of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Adderall withdrawal?

Fatigue: After long term use of stimulants, some people will complain of prolonged fatigue when stopping them. This is usually temporary but can be distressing for up to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Why do I have withdrawal like symptoms from starting Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) after ending Adderall if I was only taking 20mg of Adderall a day and take 60 Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) now?

Unlikely withdrawal: It is unlikely that if you start Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 60 mg when you end Adderall 20 mg that you are in amphetamine withdrawal. Rather, you can be having adhd symptoms that fail to respond to vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), (lisdexamfetamine) or, more likely, you could be experiencing Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) side effects, or even an allergic reaction to vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). You most certainly should discuss this situation with the clinician prescribing your vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more

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I will not have my Adderall(20mg IR) or Vyvanse(60mg XR) prescriptions for 5 days. Please help me get through withdrawal. I am scared. ?

You will be ok: As long as you do not have to do a lot of tedious work that requires concentration you should be OK. It is a holiday weekend so hopefully you are off and can just rest. ...Read more

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How can I help Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal?

Caution: Usually stopping a medication like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) causes no withdrawal symptoms. The medicine goes in and gets out very quickly. If on the other hand a large dose has been taken only to get "high" over a long period of time (weeks, months), then withdrawal will be an issue. If that is the case, see your family doctor immediately or go to your emergency room closest to you. ...Read more

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Are there any withdrawal effects from stopping adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effect: In short, yes - do not stop this med on your own if you have been taking this for a short or long time - this is best tapered by discussion with your physician. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) addicting and what are the signs of withdrawal if any?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) addicting and what are the signs of withdrawal if any?

Yes: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is addicting in terms of it being dosed for purposes other then those prescribed (i.e. To "get high"). The presence of a discontinuation syndrome is of debate. May involve dysphoric mood. ...Read more

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How can I aid Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal?

Tapering: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal can be reduced by slowly tapering down the dose. Go with half the dose for three or four days, then half of that dose for three or four days, and so forth. You can go slower if necessary. See your doctor for more assistance. ...Read more

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