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Dextroamphetamine And Racemic Amphetamine (Definition)

Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more


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Took 160mg of generic adderall in two days how long will it take to be out of my system? I have a urine test in two weeks will it still show up? I've been drinking a lot of water and cranberry juice will that help flush my system?

Took 160mg of generic adderall in two days how long will it take to be out of my system? I have a urine test in two weeks will it still show up? I've been drinking a lot of water and cranberry juice will that help flush my system?

Dangerous!: That is wayyyyy over the maximum dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). .. This can cause extremely dangerous arrythmias in the heart among many other side effects. Rather than worrying about a drug test result, you should consult your personal physician to discuss treatment approaches. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I recently took a 20mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) pill to help me study for a test. It's been 9 days and I drink a ton of water (9-12 glasses a day). I workout often?

I recently took a 20mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) pill to help me study for a test. It's been 9 days and I drink a ton of water (9-12 glasses a day). I workout often?

No problem.: I am not sure what the problem is. The Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) should be out of your system by now. You sound like you're doing all the right things by drinking lots of water and exercising. Do you have problems concentrating or remembering things? Is that why you took adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Was this the only time? ...Read more

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I began taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to treat ADHD about 4 months ago & I've never had an issue with acne till now! I drink plenty of water, what else can I do?

I began taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to treat ADHD about 4 months ago & I've never had an issue with acne till now! I drink plenty of water, what else can I do?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and acne: First, relax. Life is short. Second, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) usually doesn't cause acne, so this is probably just...Acne. Go see your friendly neighborhood dermatologist and get diagnosed properly. There are several skin conditions that mimic acne, and are treated differently. ...Read more

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Can I take creatine, adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and Accutane together? I drink a lot of water and workout everyday. I play football and baseball.

Can I take creatine, adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and Accutane together? I drink a lot of water and workout everyday. I play football and baseball.

Not advisable: While there are no contraindications to these drugs combined, it is not a great idea to stress your kidneys so much. Accutane can cause kidney problems as can creatine, so combining the two will likely increase the risk, even if you drink a lot of fluids. I'd talk to your doctor, but I would also tell you to avoid the creatine if you were my patient. ...Read more

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Can I take creatine, adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and Accutane at the same time? I drink a lot of water already for sports. I play football and baseball/workout.

Can I take creatine, adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and Accutane at the same time? I drink a lot of water already for sports. I play football and baseball/workout.

Not Recommended: As a pediatrician I need to caution you about the use of creatine - we still don't know what the potential long-term effects are. It is really discouraged in growing teens. Taking the combination you mentioned puts a lot of stress on your kidneys, even if you are drinking "plenty" of water. ...Read more

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Should Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 10mg help me lose weight?

Should Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 10mg help me lose weight?

Weight loss: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not intended for weight loss, but instead is a treatment for adhd. Weight loss is best managed by change in lifestyle, nutrition and exercise. Support for lifestyle changes may best be managed by a primary care physician or a nutritionist. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight while taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Shouldn't hurt: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) typcally suppresses appetite, although not in everyone. If losing weight is a goal, it should interfere with that process. But, it also is seldom enough. Controlled calorie intake and increased exercise remain the gold standards for taking weight off and keeping it off. You may find that surging appetite late in the day as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) wears off becomes the hardest time to control intake. ...Read more

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Will Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) make u lose weight because I'm a 272 pound girl 5'4 in height I already lost 7 pounds in 2 days on it?

Yes: That is one of the side effects of stimulants - it kills your appetite, thus losing weight.Some people have loss of appetite in the first three months only. Although appetite is still down generally. ...Read more

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Will taking just 20mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) make you lose weight?

Will taking just 20mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) make you lose weight?

Maybe in short term: Stimulants decrease appetite, which can cause weight loss. However, that effect typically wears off over time, which is why they are not effect weight-loss medications. Usually, to maintain the appetite suppression over time, the dose has to keep going up, which then causes other problems. ...Read more

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and exercising. Losing a lot of weight 32 pounds in 5 months. Feel great though. Adderal does not effect my BP or pulse rate.?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and exercising. Losing a lot of weight 32 pounds in 5 months. Feel great though. Adderal does not effect my BP or pulse rate.?

Minimal.: Generally while adderal can increase blood pressure or pulse slightly, this not clinically significant. Weight loss is variable from one individual to another, often associated with appetite decrease and not usually an issue. It is good you are exercising and feeling well, please confer with the prescribing physician to monitor your weight and mood changes. ...Read more

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Will Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) help lose weight if adhd?

Sometimes: Many people experience weight loss when starting on stimulant medication. It can act as an appetite suppressant, as well as increasing metabolism. Diet and exercise are still the best methods to lose weight and vitally important when starting a stimulant medication. ...Read more

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I have been taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to lose weight, I have no side effects other than eating less. Could this be harming me and I don't know it?

I have been taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to lose weight, I have no side effects other than eating less. Could this be harming me and I don't know it?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not a weight loss medication, although this can be a possible side effect. I do not know any ethical physician who would prescribe Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for weight loss. It is a medication for people with adhd. There are much more effective weight loss methods than this. Ask your doctor for referral to a nutritionist, trainer, and/or a health coach to help you with long-term behavioral change. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) b/c I have adhd. Do amphetamines get you high and make you lose weight too?

ADHD: If you have adhd - then the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will noramally help you to slow down and focus. It should not make you high. Appetite suppression does occur often with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...Read more

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Currently on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30mg 2x/day. How does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) help lose weight? Metabolism increase? Will it cause massive muscle catabolism? On injury rest.

Currently on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30mg 2x/day. How does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) help lose weight? Metabolism increase? Will it cause massive muscle catabolism? On injury rest.

Amphetamine effect: Just like any stimulant, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) causes an increase in metabolism and a decrease in appetite. That combination is what causes weight loss in many people. It is not indicated for weight loss, but weight loss is a well-known side effect of the medication. ...Read more

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What to do if every night, am bulimic, and take adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) which stops the appetite, how fast will I lose stomach fat and weight?

What to do if every night, am bulimic, and take adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) which stops the appetite, how fast will I lose stomach fat and weight?

If you are bulimic: The best thing to do is see a mental health professional who specializes in eating disorders. Also get an exam from your doc. Bulimia can ruin your health, your teeth, or may even take your life. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I take adderal for my ADHD so am often not very hungry but am drinking a lot of water during the day could I be over hydrated?

I take adderal for my ADHD so am often not very hungry but am drinking a lot of water during the day could I be over hydrated?

Doubtful: Unless you are guzzline water at each instance in which you sip water, very doubtful. In general, we drink too little water anyway. Easily determinable by a simple blood draw, however, if you are really concerned. ...Read more

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I've lost so much weight on adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is this alright?

I've lost so much weight on adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is this alright?

Discuss the degree: Of weight loss with your physician/ psychiatrist. You need to maintain a healthy weight ; loss that is too rapid isn't healthy. ...Read more

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I need tips on how to gain weight while on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Eat calorie-rich: Eat when you are apt to be hungry, and pack in the calories during those periods. Start with an big breakfast with balance of protein and other food groups; if needed, don't take the medication till after breakfast. Usually, appetite returns in evening; again, eat calorie-rich foods. Skipping weekends if you can do so also may help. Ask your doctor for a referral to a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Please tell me what in Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) makes you lose your appetite?

Stimulant effect: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant (amphetamine) that can cause a decrease in appetite. ...Read more

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What chemical ingredient in Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) makes you lose your appetite?

Dextroamphetamine: The active ingredient of Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) dextroamphetamine, causes appetite suppression in some people. If this effect occurs, it is often transient and will moderate over time. Occasionally, it is persistent enough to warrant attention. ...Read more

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) causes weight loss?

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) causes weight loss?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Yes, depending on dose, secondary to appetite suppression. ...Read more

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What is a good way to gain weight on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Fweight gain: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can block your appetite, resulting in losing weight or not gaining weight. Some learn to eat by the clock, even if not hungry. Eating calorie dense foods can provide calories without bulk. The prescription antihistamine, cyproheptadine, is an appetite stimulant and I have found it very effective. ...Read more

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Could Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR lose potency over time?

Not usually: Once an appropriate dose is reached to control symptoms a patient can stay at that dose for years. If the environment becomes more stressful, demanding or chaotic, an increase in dosage may be necessary, however. ...Read more

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I am going off adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Is the weight gain inevitable?

No, but...: Your metabolism is going to change, so you need to be proactive about that. You can do several things to avoid weight gain as you stop the medication. You can increase your caloric expenditure with increase in exercise, including just little things like taking the steps, park further in parking ots, etc. You can also decrease your calorie intake by 10-20% - watch portion sizes, snacks, etc. ...Read more

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Adderall (Definition)

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