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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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Dr. Joseph Holtman
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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

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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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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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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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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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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) 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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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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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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Safe limit for adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

30-40 mg: In general 30-40 mg per day is the recommended limit, but doctors may recommend high doses based on their clinical judgement and the patient's needs. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) suggested for adhd?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) suggested for adhd?

Absolutely: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has been studied and used clinically for treating adhd since the late 1980's. For many years, it was among the top two stimulants prescribed for adhd, the other being Concerta (a form of methylphenidate). ...Read more

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What is the difference between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 20mg and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) d-amphetamine salt combo 20mg?

Brand Name VS GENERI: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR is the brand name of an extended released tablet intended to give a double pulse delivery of amphetamine compared to conventional adderal immediate release. The adderal XR contains sulfate salts of dextroamphetamine, dextro isomer of amphetamine saccharate and dexroamphetamine aspartate monohydrate. The combo salt is the generic type. ...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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Is it safe to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) while pregnant Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR extended release 30mg

Is it safe to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) while pregnant Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR extended release 30mg

No: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a category c teratogen in pregnancy. This means that animal studies have shown adverse fetal effects, but there aren't adequate studies to be sure in humans. This is a risk/benefit discussion to have with your OB and psychiatry doctors, about your personal situation. But exposed to adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) babies can be born too early, and go through amphetamine withdrawal. ...Read more

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Difficulty in concentrating..Need adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Maybe: There are a lot of reasons to have difficulty concentrating...From adhd to traumatic brain injury or nutritional deficiencies, to stress or sleep deprivation or depression or ptsd. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) may help in some of those conditions, and may make some of them worse. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Dextroamphetamine And Racemic Amphetamine (Definition)

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Dextroamphetamine (Definition)

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