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Can body wt affect Adderall ir dosage and if so how much should 240 lb adult take?

Can body wt affect Adderall ir dosage and if so how much should 240 lb adult take?

Yes: I think there's definitely a weight to dose dependent guideline. However i normally don't prescribe this medicine due to habit forming behaviors. I would recommend a good visit with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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How does Adderall affect growth?

How does Adderall affect growth?

Theories and weight: Some kids taking stimulants fail to gain weight which can cause poor growth. We also see children presenting with growth failure (gf)who do not have trouble with weight gain while taking stimulants. Chronic stimulant use may decrease the pituitary's ability to secrete growth hormone. This is still theory, but underweight isn't the only reason for gf in some stimulant-dependent kids. ...Read more

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So Adderall don't have to be taken for my body to get use to it or past the side affects i heard it takes time to get use to it?

So Adderall don't have to be taken for my body to get use to it or past the side affects i heard it takes time to get use to it?

Body adjusting.: Don't know what type of side effects you are experiencing or what your dose is. I usually start with a low dose and then work up.This allows the person's body to get used to the medication and many side effects do resolve. However, that is not always the case. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 80 mg Adderall ir too much?

Possibly: The maximum recommended dose per day is 60mg. ...Read more

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Need expert help. I am taking the sat tomorrow. How much Adderall should I take?

If it has not been: Specifically prescribed for you by a licensed medical provider - than you shouldn't take any. This is a medication that is titrated up over time to determine correct dosage - you could undershoot, overshoot or make yourself sick. ...Read more

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How much Adderall is safe to take?

Adderall: Usual maximum daily dose of Adderall is 60 mgm, but some psychiatrists use doses as high as 100mgm to 200 mgm off label in some patients who have develope tolerance to the drug. Fda approved dose is 60 mgm max. ...Read more

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How can I bring my bp down from taking Adderall? Will exercise help? I haven't exercised in over 10 years.

How can I bring my bp down from taking Adderall? Will exercise help? I haven't exercised in over 10 years.

Adderall: Adderall doesn't have a huge effect on BP, however it does significantly effect the pulse rate. Moderate exercise is always a good thing - BUT - talk to your doctor & get a baseline EKG before starting any exercise pgm when taking stimulants, as they can cause an unsafe rise in pulse. Or perhaps discuss having a drug holiday if appropriate. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Please help, how much of a 50 mg Adderall should I take?

Ask your doctor....: If you're asking if 50mg is too much medicine for a 40 year old, it depends on your body's response/tolerance. But generally this should be a question directed to your prescribing physician. If you're not comfortable with a dose prescribed, i would discuss it with that doctor immediately. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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