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Coming Off Adderall
Coming off Adderall abuse- self medicated fatigue problem. Would something like provigil be a bad idea?
Probably: But another solution would be to talk with your psychiatrist about switching to a slow-release, once-daily stimulant like vyvanse, Adderall xr, concerta, Focalin xr, or their generic equivalents. Taking one a day, you would then be able to lower the dose with time. Provigil will likely offer you no benefit and may worsen the effects of stopping adderall. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took a 3 mg bromazepam, 25 mg Adderall today and I feel a cold coming on. Is it safe to take NyQuil?
Be careful: Mixing the medication. NyQuil has ingredients that sedate. So does the bromazepam. So take it several hours apart. Also don't use the NyQuil regularly. Only when absolutely needed ...Read more
My son has been gaining weight nonstop since he stated taking provigil. He lost a lot of weight on Adderall now it's all coming back, what do he do?
How can I suggest to my doctor that Adderall may be beneficial to me without coming across as someone who's just "seeking drugs"?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Happiness despite : Because certain medicines like Adderall can blunt your feelings and emotions, you have to work harder at being happy. Make sure each morning and a few times during the day to remember what you are grateful for, proud of, pleased about. Help others and share in their happiness. Pursue relationship building with family and friends. Set personal goals and achieve them. Love others. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stop taking it: Simply stop taking your Adderall and it will get out of your system in a few days. However, if you have taken Adderall for a long time or in high doses, you may have some trouble stopping it abruptly and should probably taper the dose down gradually by 5-10mg every few days before stopping it. Even then, it is possible that you may have difficulty stopping it because you could be addicted to it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more