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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) anticholinergic?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) anticholinergic?

No: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a mixture of amphetamines. Amphetamines increase availabiltiy of Dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain with no significant cholinergic or anticholinergic effect. ...Read more

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Dextroamphetamine (Definition)

Dextroamphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more


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Are Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adipex amphetamines?

Are Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adipex amphetamines?

Both stimulants: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a safe medication when taken as prescribed. Adipex ha been shown to be a dangerous medication and there are warnings about the potential dangers. It is taken as a weight loss treatment. ...Read more

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What are Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ( amphetamine salts) and dextroamphetamine?

What are Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ( amphetamine salts) and dextroamphetamine?

Components Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Dextroamphetamine sulfate is one of the 4 amphetamine salts that make up adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...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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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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Does anybody feel Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) euphoria?

Does anybody feel Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) euphoria?

Yes: This is not a good sign. It probably means that you don't have add and should not take. Have a re-eval of the reasons for taking. ...Read more

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Is ritalin (methylphenidate) addictive?

Is ritalin (methylphenidate) addictive?

Yes: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant medication, and can be habituating -- resulting in tolerance. Although most people prescribed this for adhd do not use it in an addictive pattern, it can be used that way. By "addictive, " i mean using to get high, despite clear harm in important areas of life like work, school, and relationships -- and spending inordinate amount of time pursuing the substance, etc. ...Read more

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Kava kava and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Not recommended: Kava Kava has some significant potential negative side effects. It has never been shown to be helpful in double blind controlled studies. therefore I would not recommend it with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ...Read more

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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) reverse bradycardia?

Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) reverse bradycardia?

Bradycardia: It would be important to know what the reason for the bradycardia is first. The Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) being an amphetamine could raise the pulse rate but may not have any effect in certain heart conditions. It is not considered to be used for treatment of slow heart rate. ...Read more

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Does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) have addictive properties?

Yes: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is considered a schedule 2 controlled substance because it can be abused and have addictive properties. However when properly prescribed, used and monitored it is a safe medication ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for depression?

Depression is not: An indication for this medication. Even if considered as an off- label option, there are many more effective medications that would usually be tried first. ...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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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (amphetamine) a bronchial dilator?

As a side effect: Yes, amphetamines are bronchodilators, but aren't used for this purpose as there are safer and longer-lasting alternatives. If used for adhd, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) may act as a bronchodilator as a side effect. ...Read more

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) vs provigil (modafinil), which is better?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Better: In my experience with children primarily Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has a much better profile of effectiveness and less side effects. In adults a trial of both may be suggested if there is some side effect that is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause constipation?

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Does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause constipation?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Rare & depends on the dose. More common, although infrequent, is diarrhea & abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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