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How can I increase my appetite while taking ADD stimulant medication like Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine)? I don't eat!!
Evaluate your dosing: Decreased appetite is a well known side effect to medications such as dexedrine (dextroamphetamine). Medication dosing for stimulants such as these may need to be adjusted. Rather than looking for something to remedy this side effect, consult with your doctor. You may require a lower dose, or a different medication that may work for the ADD yet not severely suppress your appetite. ...Read more
Currently taking vyvanase 30 was taking Adderall 15 bid before that and Dexedrine before that. The only medication that I felt has helped is desoxyn (methamphetamine) ?
Stimulant titration : Initial low doses of stimulants are titrated up to optimal doses over a few weeks' time, unless significant side effects occur at a lower dose. Maximum adult daily doses of Adderall XR & Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) are 40 mg. & 70 mg. respectively. Discuss with your psychiatrist before seeking a dangerous medication. If your primary physician is the prescriber, seek referral to a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Asking my doctor to prescribe me dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) for the treatment of ADD for driving and college concentration purposes. Is this a good medication for this?
A drug interaction exists between these two medications. Propranolol is a non-specific Beta blocker. By this, it blocks the ability of the heart to respond to higher heart rates, irregular heart rate, decreases blood pressure and more.
Dextroamphetamines normally increases heart rate. So Yes there is an interaction.
Depends if it is clinically significant. This depends on knowing more about you. ...Read more
What are websites that tell about the drug dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) and short term long term effects?
Lots out there.: Use of stimulants are controversial, so you can find sites that will tell you almost anything you want to hear. Unfortunately, there are "pro-" and "anti-" drug sides that tell quite different stories. You might start with the american academy of child and adolescent psychiatry (aacap.Org) facts for families or the american academy of pediatrics (aap.Org). Both provide objective data. ...Read more
What is a website that tells you about the drug dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) and short term long term effects, history of the drug?
Hi Is there a difference between the medications Amphetamine Dextroamphetamine and Amphetamine Salts Combo? I felt different on each one. Thank you
Subtle difference: Drugs & molecules occur in 2 different forms with the same composition called enantiomers & are physical mirror images: dextro (right), levo (left). Racemic is a mixture of both. Biologic systems use d versions almost exclusively and d-amphetamine is generally more active than l-amphetamine. Amphetamine is racemic amphetamine with d:l ratio of 1:1. The "salts" work out to be a 3:1 ratio of d:l ...Read more
Stimulant: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (combination Dextroamphetamine and amphetamine) is a stimulant medication approved for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd). It is a controlled medication with habit forming potential. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Hi Is there a difference regarding Adderall in the medication amphetamine dextroamphetamine and amphetamine salts combo? I felt different on each.
Subtle difference: Drugs & molecules occur in 2 forms with the same composition called enantiomers & are physical mirror images: dextro (right), levo (left). Racemic is a mixture of both. Biologic systems use d versions almost exclusively and d-amphetamine is generally more active than l-amphetamine. Amphetamine is racemic amphetamine with d:l ratio of 1:1. The "salts" (Adderall) work out to be a 3:1 ratio ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) alternative: If Adderall is a problem for you, there are other options. For ADD/ADHD, the following are approved medications: Concerta ER, Strattera, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Concerta ER is a long acting methylphenidate/Ritalin. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is another type of amphetamine. There are others as well as options. ...Read more
Several : There are two classes of stimulant. Amphetamine based and Ritalin based. There are numerous medications in each category from Ritalin to concerta to vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) to daytrana and so on. There are also nonstimulant medications like stratera and intuniv that can be effective as well. ...Read more
Is there a medication to help me with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdralls?
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Depends on symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are some medications that have similar effects to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?
I take 10mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ir 3x a day but notice really bad crahses. What would be a better alternative medication setup?
A gentler medication: Short acting stimulants start and stop suddenly like so many roller coaster rides, leaving you drained. A long acting, once-daily agent (adderall xr, vyvanse, concerta, Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) xr) gives continuous coverage with gentler ons and offs. They do not "drain" you as the short-acting agents do. At the right dose for you, their levels drift gently down to enable a calm onset of sleep in the evening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best add medication for adults? I'm being told that adults shouldn't take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and that's what i've been prescribed.
Individual Response: All of the medicines for adhd are helpful about an equal percentage of the time, especially the stimulant medicines, which are the most commonly used meds for adhd. As a result, it depends on how an individual responds to a specific med. There is nothing about Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) that would cause more potential problems than the other stimulant meds, so i would suggest you try working with it. ...Read more
About medication I am taking . I currently take 10 mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) twice daily quanity of 60 per month I used to get 90 per month I would like to go back ?
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is for ADHD: Review symptoms and function with prescriber as this determines dose and regimen. Some people require 3 doses a day at 4 hour intervals to control symptoms and improve function all day. For others two doses a day may suffice. Once daily Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR may control symptoms up to 12 hours. Target symptoms include attention span, impulse control, and frustration tolerance. Best regards for relief. ...Read more