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Permanence of dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) side-effects?

Permanence of dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) side-effects?

What side effects: Are you referring to? Agitation and high blood pressure are two that will be alleviated by stopping the ads. Sometime tics can be precipitated and those can also go away once medication is started. Occasionally they can be long term if medication is continued. You may want to talk to the doctor who prescribed them as well for more information. ...Read more

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Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) side effects lethal or mild?

Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) side effects lethal or mild?

Can be lethal: Serious - irregular heartbeat, chest pain, increased blood pressure, skin rash, uncontrollable movements of arms and legs, mental changes, unusual weakness, very high fever. ...Read more

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Need help with side effects of dexedrine; is insomnia common?

Need help with side effects of dexedrine; is insomnia common?

Not Unusual: Deexedrine can cause insomnia, especially if taken later in the day. Increased anxiety, irritability, and moodiness can also occur. Other physical seide effects include headaches, stomach complaints, and decreased appetitie. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are the side effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Many Possibilities: Some people will note physical side effects such as decreased appetite, stomach complaints, or headaches. There may be decreased sleep, and occasionally changes in heart rate or blood pressure. There may also be emotional side effects including feelings of jitteriness, anxiety, moodiness, or irritability. In addition, some people may develop involuntary muscle twitches called tics. ...Read more

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Side effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in a teen?

Side effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in a teen?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Same as stimulants, depending on dose. Refer to diagram. ...Read more

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Side effects to expect with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Side effects to expect with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Most patients: Taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for add report no side effects. However, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulate which could cause anxiety, agitation, a high heart rate and/or a rise in blood pressure. ...Read more

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What can I do about Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effects?

What can I do about Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effects?

Talk to Physician: Many side effects are time limited and of little concern if Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is started at low amounts and increased gradually. If you recceive benefit from the medicine, but have bothersome side effects, then you need to talk to your physician. It is important to weigh the risks and benefits, and also consider other medication alternatives. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) worth the risk & side effects?

If you have ADD or: Adhd, it is an effective medication. You will need to weighthe benefits with the risks with your medical provider. ...Read more

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Will the side effects for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) go away?

Will the side effects for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) go away?

It depends upon: Upon which side effects were talking about. Most of them to go away within the first week or two. However, insomnia can persistent and require either additional medication for a change of the dose or change in the timing of the dosing. I recommend that you discuss those issues with your prescribing doctor. Have a great new year. ...Read more

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How could i manage my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effects?

What side effects: What kind of problems are you having. There may be ways of dealing with it or you may need an alternative medication. ...Read more

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What are side effects of not taking one's adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are side effects of not taking one's adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Usually none: Lack of effects (side, or therapeutic) is the norm. However, always follow your dr recommendations; do not start or stop meds without informing your dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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What side effects are often associated with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): More than can be covered in 400 words or less. Check out this site: http://www.Drugs.Com/adderall.Html. ...Read more

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Why does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause the side effects that it does?

Side effects: All medications cause side effects because they are affecting the functioning of the system at some level. If a medication does not produce a side effect, possibly it is not effective for anything at all. Side effects are mostly seen at the beginning of the treatment, and some subside with time. If a side effect persists, the doctor should assess the benefits versus the risks of that treatment. ...Read more

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What are some long term side effects from using adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are some long term side effects from using adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Efffects of Adderal: Insomnia, headaches, irritability, exacerbation of tics, nervousness, overstimulation, dizziness. Anorexia, nausea, dry mouth, constipation, diarrhea, wt. loss. Sexual dysfunction long term (impotence, libido). Life threatening effects: psychotic episodes, seizures, tachycardia, HPT, palpitations. Hypomania, mania, suicidal ideation, CVS effects. Sudden death w/preexiting CVS structural abn. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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