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Does Taking A Beta Blocker Counter The Effects Of Adderall
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more
What kind of cardiovascular effects occur from taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) along with beta-blockers?
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
Will adderall, ritalin, (methylphenidate) concerta, and dexedrine ever become available over the counter?
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
Is there a over-the-counter supplement equivalent to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Nope.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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 moreSee 10 more doctor answers
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
Im getting sick, really bad head congestion.what over the counter cold remedies can i take?im on 25mg beta blocker and 120mg of CCB for heart rate.19?
Wow. Complex. TTYD.: You're rather young to be on 2 medications for your heart rate. I suspect you have a predisposition of some sort. Maybe Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome? That needs to be worked out before any advice is given. Use HealthTap Prime or talk to your doctor for advice. Most OTC cough/cold sprays & meds have phenylephrine which can cause your heart to race. Saline nasal sprays are safest. Good luck. ...Read more
I have been taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr 20mg for at least 6 months. Is it okay if I take Beta Alanine while on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?
Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?
Perhaps (or not): If you are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) daily and have not had any problems you can try the supplement and the most likely side effect will be fast pulse/ increased blood pressure/ feeling of racing/anxiety - if you get no change or other side effects then you can likely tolerate the combination. With any side effects stop the supplement ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone
There are no known: bothersome interactions between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and creatine or Beta-alanine. If you do not have a history of heart defect then it is okay to workout while taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR. If you or family have history of heart defects then consult your prescriber to review and advise. Best regards for great health, ...Read more
Danger: Taking a medication that is not prescribed for you is very dangerous. For safety sake please see your doctor. If you need any medication he/she will prescribe it for you. Please tell the doc the reason you took the medicine in the first place. The doc will help you w/appropriate treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Will taking Adderall affect my Modafinil tolerance?(and vice versa?)Since both drugs have the same effects(keeping you awake)
Probably: Since both medications act in similar fashion, tolerance for one may mirror tolerance for the other. Your pharmacist can advise you best about your medications, however. ...Read more
Different system: Strattera (atomoxetine) is an antidepressant working mostly by increasing norepinephrine activity, while stimulants work (we think) through dopamine. When it works (40-45% of time vs 65% for stimulants), benefits are comparable, but side effects are quite different. Also, it must be taken daily and takes time to begin having an effect; but the effect then last all day. Sometimes, it is used with a stimulant. ...Read more
What are the differences in dosage between ritalin (methylphenidate) and adderall, to achieve the same effects?
Rough estimate below: D-amphetamine (dexedrine) is about twice as potent as methylphenidate (ritalin), so 10 mg of the former is roughly the same as 20 mg of the latter. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a mixture of 1/2 d-amphetamine plus 1/2 d- & l-amphetamine (the latter being inactive with respect to adhd. So, conversion from Ritalin to Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is about 20 mg down to 15 mg. But, individual response varies, so that's just a start. ...Read more
Whats the difference between dosage? Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) 15 mg compared to Adderall 15. What's the differences between the effects?
Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) a bit more.: Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) is about the same potency of d-amphetamine. Adderall has both d-amphetamine and l-amphetamine, so 15 mg is not quite is about 75% as potent as 15 mg of amphetamine. That said, individual responses to stimulants vary so much that for any given person, Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) might work much better than Adderall or the other way round. Dose needs are highly individual and requires trying different doses. ...Read more
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