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Does taking a beta blocker counter the effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Does taking a beta blocker counter the effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

No: I would avoid the combination of beta-blockers and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) produces widespread sympathetic nervous system activation via its action on Alpha and beta adrenergic receptor stimulation. Adding a beta-blocker could result in unapposed Alpha adrenergic receptor stimulation and result in a hypertensive crisis and cardiac problems including heart attack. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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What kind of cardiovascular effects occur from taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) along with beta-blockers?

What kind of cardiovascular effects occur from taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) along with beta-blockers?

Depends: Adderal is a stimulant it can cause hypertension and fast heart rates. Beta blockers can reduce heart rate and lower blood pressure. They my negate eachothers effects. Everyone is diffrent and responds diffrently to meds. ...Read more

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I have pots, since i started taking beta blockers i rarely have any symptoms anymore, can I take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

I have pots, since i started taking beta blockers i rarely have any symptoms anymore, can I take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Speak with Cards.: The beta blockers slow the resting heart and help prevent the sudden increased rates that are seen in pots in additon to the synocopal episodes. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and all stimulants tend to increase the heart rate. Your cardiologist should be consulted prior to making that decison. ...Read more

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I think Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is effecting my labido? Is this a side effect of all ADD drugs? Is there something I can take to counter that side effect?

I think Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is effecting my labido? Is this a side effect of all ADD drugs? Is there something I can take to counter that side effect?

Probably not: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is sometimes prescribed to counteract the libido diminishing effects of other medicines, so it is a surprise that it may have that side effect for you. I would suggest that it is not the cause. But if it is, you would do best to switch, since Add drugs d'n't have this side effect; and beware of claims that drugs are not drugs and that they have broad, magical powers. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter sleep medications are safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for insomnia besides melatonin? Would passion flower be a safe alternative?

Caused by Adderal: Your insomnia is due to side effect of taking adderal, you need to discuss with your prescribing doctor if the dose adjustment and the time you take the last dose or changing to short acting from long acting etc will help yes you can try passion flower as some recommend it for insomnia and hope it will help you. ...Read more

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29 year-old woman who has been suffering malocclusion and tinnitus since a facial fracture 5 years ago, is now looking for her first surgical.....?

29 year-old woman who has been suffering malocclusion and tinnitus since a facial fracture 5 years ago, is now looking for her first surgical.....?

Team treatment: Patient suffered dental and skeletal displacement and fractures. These anatomic malrelationship said have to be restored to normal for resolution of am atomic malrelationship said. Team should be assembled chaired by both an Orthodontist and an Oral surgeon who communicate well with each other and who have a track record of treating Orthognathic cases. Team should also include ENT, neurologist, general physician, perhaps a periodontist, and a restorative dentist. But most important, align upper teeth to upper jaw, lower teeth to lower jaw, then properly align jaws to rest of Craniofacial-facial structures and to each other. ...Read more

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Is there a beta blocker over-the-counter for arrhythmic heartbeats?

Is there a beta blocker over-the-counter for arrhythmic heartbeats?

No: In the United States, beta blockers are only available via prescription. See your doctor if you feel you need one. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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