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Please tell me if it is safe to mix Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and alcohol?

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 more

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Amphetamine (Definition)

A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ephedra plant ...Read more


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Please tell me if it is safe to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and alcohol?

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

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What will happen if you take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and drink alcohol?

What will happen if you take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and drink alcohol?

Probably Not Much: With any psychotropic medication, it always best to be cautious with mixing meds and alcohol. However, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 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 (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to help with these areas, you might do better without using alcohol. ...Read more

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Is it bad to be taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and then drinking alcohol later in the day?

Is it bad to be taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and then drinking alcohol later in the day?

Not logical: In short, why would you do this? Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is indicated for narcolepsy and adhd. Alcohol is to be avoided at all costs in narcolepsy and negates the effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for adhd symptoms. ...Read more

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I feel really weird because i combined alcohol, meth, & nyquil and puked a little blood. What should I do?

I feel really weird because i combined alcohol, meth, & nyquil and puked a little blood. What should I do?

Stop doing it.: I doubt you've permanently damaged yourself, but maybe this is a message: quit messing up your body! what you're doing is called 'polysubstance abuse'. You're 39 and should know better. Time to make an appointment with a counselor knowledgeable in substance abuse as well as other mental health problems. ...Read more

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I need to know an OTC drug to help a friend relax and get through his issues with his heroin and meth addiction. Same effect as alcohol. Thanks.

I need to know an OTC drug to help a friend relax and get through his issues with his heroin and meth addiction. Same effect as alcohol. Thanks.

Drug Withdrawal: First an addict coming off of meth and heroin needs to be observed during withdrawal. There is too much risk in detoxing without medical attention close at hand. There is no otc medication to help one stay safe while detoxing. Your friend needs to be in a safe and medical place for this. ...Read more

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My ex has been smoking meth for a while. Never touched a drug besides alcohol ever. If its been on her skin and mouth how long does it stay. Test fri.

My ex has been smoking meth for a while. Never touched a drug besides alcohol ever. If its been on her skin and mouth how long does it stay. Test fri.

If you didn't ingest: Methamphetamine, the amount that made be transferred through skin (which is essentially zero) or through kissing (which is close to zero) shouldn't result in a positive urine test. If you have depression, and are "blacking out" (losing consciousness?) you should seek medical attention for the cause and treatment. Having a methamphetamine user in your life isn't helping either, i imagine. ...Read more