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What are the long term effects of adderall, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and ritalin abuse?

What are the long term effects of adderall, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and ritalin abuse?

Stimulant abuse: Effects of long-term stimulant abuse can include paranoia, aggressiveness, extreme anorexia, thinking problems, visual and auditory hallucinations, delusions, and severe dental problems. ...Read more

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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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

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

Heightened sensorium: Commonly used to treat "adhd", this compound is a mix of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, the combination acts on the "mesolimbic" section of the brain producing a heightened level of awareness. Palpitations, hyperactivity, decreased apetite are common side effects. Beware, this medication is a class 2 substance with a significant abuse potential. ...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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Are there any withdrawal effects from stopping adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Are there any withdrawal effects from stopping adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effect: In short, yes - do not stop this med on your own if you have been taking this for a short or long time - this is best tapered by discussion with your physician. ...Read more

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

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

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

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Vasodilators to curb Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effects?

Question unclear: What side effects, exactly, concern you about Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) that you think vasodialotors would counteract? At the doses typically used to treat adhd, the effects on the cardiovascular system are relatively mild and probably do not need "fixing" with yet another drug that has it's own side effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of mixing cadista 4mg and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 10mg?

What are the side effects of mixing cadista 4mg and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 10mg?

Be careful: Steroids and adhd don't mix well. Irritability, depression, euphoria can occur with steroids. There are no direct pharmacological interactions. But clinical issues could be significant. One needs to weigh potential benefit with adverse effects in using both. Please check with your doctor to see if using both is tolerable in your case. ...Read more

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What the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) and adderall?

What the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) and adderall?

Similar: The effects are essentially the same. they increase brain dopamine and nor epinephrine. they improve the ability of people with ADHD to focus, improve attention, reduce distractibility. both can increase heart rate and blood pressure. ...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 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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Do margaritas effect the absorption of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? 20mg

Do margaritas effect the absorption of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? 20mg

Yes: The alcohol increases toxicity of amphetamines. The alcohol and citrus juice will alter the liver metabolism. I do not approve of adderal in adults. ...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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Does bupropion increase the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Does bupropion increase the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Interaction risk: There is a potential interaction as both affect dopamine. One possible side effect of bupropion is seizure, and the risk may increase in combination with ritalin (methylphenidate). However, not everyone has this side effect and many experience benefit from using both. Mood difficulties are common with adhd and should be treated. When starting/adding medication it is best to go slow and note any changes or symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

Depends: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr is intended for the treatment of adhd; in individuals with that disorder, it can improve concentration and sustained attention and decrease impulsivity and overall activity level. Main se are decreased appetite and delayed sleep. In adults without adhd, it can cause a "high" especially at high doses and if snorted or injected; it also is used to stay awake to cram for a test. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) usage?

Side effects vary: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is prescribed for ADD or ADHD. Some students use it to pull "all-nighters" to study for exams. Long-term use is associated with: sleep disturbances, weight loss, anorexia, anxiety or irritability, and nausea. Other effects include palpitations, BP changes, and sexual dysfunction. This medication can create dependency (poss. addiction). Do NOT suddenly stop taking this drug, ask Dr!! ...Read more

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Scary Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effect. Need help?

Scary Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effect. Need help?

Need information: What is the scary side effect? And, are you sure it's related to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). If you're convinced, than work with your doctor to stop taking the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). If you're using it to treat adhd, there are lots of other options. ...Read more

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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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Will benedryl kill the effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Not necessarily: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant with brain underarousal. Benedryl is a potentially sedating medication. therefore, benedryl may interfere with the action of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...Read more

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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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Adderall (Definition)

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