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What is amphetamine and what is dextroamphetamine? Also for pill (973) how much is a normal doce and how much would it take to get high?

What is amphetamine and what is dextroamphetamine? Also for pill (973) how much is a normal doce and how much would it take to get high?

Get help now: From your question about how much it would take to "get high" from a particular pill, it appears you have substance abuse problems. I suggest getting help from your physician about this, before it gets worse. ...Read more

Dr. Leslie Lundahl
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Dextroamphetamine (Definition)

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Can you get high from overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Can you get high from overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

You can get: Dead from overdosing on adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) which is Dextroamphetamine or a type of speed. An od could cause a stroke or a heart attack! ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking 200-300mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) over a course of three days to get high?

Clearly: Your question is worrisome and inappropriate on this medical forum. You need to have your current treatment re-evaluated in person by a psychiatrist. Please be safe: get help by going to the psychiatric emergency consultation at the nearby hospital asap. Call 911 if needed. ...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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Brother abusing stimulants (ADDERALL (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and ephedrine). How high does his heart rate need to get before we have to bring him to the hospital (where it is life threatening)?

Brother abusing stimulants (ADDERALL (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and ephedrine). How high does his heart rate need to get before we have to bring him to the hospital (where it is life threatening)?

Get Help: Pulse rates over 200 per minute for a 20 year old and 150 beats per a person 70 years are dangerous. But the point here is that an intervention must occur before such dangerous problems occur. He is abusing drugs and need a professional evaluation by experts in drug abuse to recommend how he can beast be helped. No time to wait. ...Read more

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How much dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) would it take to get messed up?

How much dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) would it take to get messed up?

Depends: That depends on what you mean by "messed up". If you are referring to a euphoric feeling (ten feet tall and bullet proof) it would vary with individual patient dosing, tolerance to the medication, pharmacological interaction etc. I must caution you that doses of these medications that produce euphoria can also produce end organ damage (heart, kidney, brain). ...Read more

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How can I get dexedrine (dextroamphetamine)?

How can I get dexedrine (dextroamphetamine)?

There dangers: Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) can be prescribed by doctor however. It is increasingly less prescribed because--Dextroamphetamine is a drug of abuse and may be habit-forming. Keep track of the amount of medicine used from each new bottle. You should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription. Using this medication improperly can cause death or serious side effects on the heart. ...Read more

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I take 10mg Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) tabs 3x a day. I ran out but have a bunch of 5mg tabs left. Can I take 2 5mg tabs till I get my 10mg tabs refilled?

Yes: Although it is best to check with the prescribing physician, taking two of the 5 mg tabs should approximate the effect of one 10 mg tab. ...Read more

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Difference between dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) spansules/tablets? Usually get tablets but pharmacy gave me spansules (mistake?) this month. Prescription just says 'dexedrine (dextroamphetamine).'

Difference between dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) spansules/tablets? Usually get tablets but pharmacy gave me spansules (mistake?) this month. Prescription just says 'dexedrine (dextroamphetamine).'

Mostly the same: When you are taking a generic medicine, it may come in any of a number of forms--tablets, capsules, and so on. They should be more or less equivalent. Keep in mind the fda regulations are that the medicine contain plus or minus twenty per cent of the stated dose, so one generic brand may be different than another.
The bottom line is that the actual pill form is probably not that important. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of insomnia from dexedrine (dextroamphetamine)?

Is there a way to get rid of insomnia from dexedrine (dextroamphetamine)?

Timing: Timing is very important with the medication. This medication can last up to 8 hours, so taking it earlier in the day is important. Also it does affect sleep staging so you may have suppressed deep sleep that makes you feel that you are not getting sleep even if you are. Avoid use with other stimulants, especially later in the day. ...Read more

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How should I get Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) perscribed to me?

Prescription: You would be assessed by a physician to determine if you had an appropriate indication (add/adhd). The physician's next step is a treatment plan & the decision if this is the best medication for you. ...Read more

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I recently developed high prolactin levels induced by risperidone. Suddenly my dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) s effect has weakened massively. May this be the prolactin?

I recently developed high prolactin levels induced by risperidone. Suddenly my dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) s effect has weakened massively. May this be the prolactin?

Questionable: First, it would be informative to know why you are taking these medications. Risperdal is primarily an antipsychotic and Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) is primarily a stimulant. High prolactin levels could cause serious side effects such as breast development. See your doctor and ask if he could change your medication or at least reduce the dosage of risperidone. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of getting high of off Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

Stroke: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is Dextroamphetamine in controlled release form. Excessive doses of this drug can lead to very rapid heart rate, heart attack, stroke, seizures and possibly death. ...Read more

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What are the issues with getting high of off Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

It is a stimulant: As with cocaine, getting high on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is dangerous, both from a risk of heart attack or cardiovascular event to brain damage, aneurysm and or stroke. Not to mention the risky behavior to follow including the legal issues which are likely to be class x felonies regarding the use or distribution of this drug. ...Read more

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How to know if the dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is to low or to high?

How to know if the dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is to low or to high?

Depends: Dose of adder all that controls symptoms of adhd but does not interfere with sleep and or maintenance of weight is an appropriate dose. ...Read more

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How do I know if my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR dose is to high or to low?

How do I know if my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR dose is to high or to low?

Depends: To tell you that you just too much or too little of the medicine is the duration of your concentration/focusing. If you have severe anxiety, increased jitteriness or exhibit any I change in personality, then you have too much medication. ...Read more

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I suffer from high anxiety. Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ok to take?

Might worsen anxiety: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) doesn't always cause or worsen anxiety, but it certainly can. As with most medical treatments, the risks and benefits must be weighed. If you have a condition such as adhd that is apt to benefit from adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) it may be well worth trying. It would almost certainly not be worth trying recreationally. Talk to your doctor about the pros and cons in your particular case. ...Read more

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If exercise raises dopamine levels will the levels be to high if I also take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

No: Exercise does not cause hormones and neurotransmitters to increase to a level that would be considered excessive. Regular exercise is a good thing for everyone and can help with the increased activity seen in adhd. It can also help with focus and attention. Physical activity has a positive impact on cognitive functioning so put on your running shoes and get going. ...Read more

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My pharmacy gave me too much adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) if I keep it after I take the needed amount can I get in trouble?

Legal question: I would recommend you return the extra to the pharmacy manager only for proper disposal. They will probably there be very grateful so that they're auditing does not show missing pills or capsules. I don't know if you could get in trouble legally or not if they realize that they did give you too much and that you have not returned it. It would be best for everybody if you were to return it however. By doing what's right you are showing good faith on your part. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My 9 year old son was diagnosed with ADD a year ago. He was moved up to 70mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR dose this week. Is this too high for 52" 65lb child?

My 9 year old son was diagnosed with ADD a year ago. He was moved up to 70mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR dose this week. Is this too high for 52" 65lb child?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) dose: Your son's dose seems high. However, determining the best Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) dose should weigh benefits, eg, improved focus, concentration, less impulsive vs. Side effects, eg, dazed looking, insomnia, no appetite, weight loss, etc. Suggest you ask prescribing doc if a lower dose can be tried. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is 90 mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) a fatal amount for a 215 lbs adult male with a medium-high tolerance? (Not taking this amount, was just asked this question)

Depends on person.: According to FDA "Individual patient response to amphetamines varies widely. While toxic symptoms occasionally occur as an idiosyncrasy at doses as low as 2 mg, they are rare with doses of less than 15 mg; 30 mg can produce severe reactions, yet doses of 400 to 500 mg are not necessarily fatal." Safest thing to do is follow your doctor's prescription for you, and don't experiment. ...Read more

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Why does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 30 mg make my resting pulse so high at 115?

Direct affect: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and other stimulants directly affect the sympathetic system, which prepares one for "fight or flight" in potentially dangerous situations. One such effect is to raise blood pressure and heart rate. Usually this is most notable right after you take the medication and lessens during the day. It should be dose related. It you're worried, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I just switched over from concerta 54 mg. I had Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 20mg now she is switching me to Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 30 mg. Is this a high dose?

About the same: 30 mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr is roughly equivalent to 54 mg of concerta. It sounds like your doctor believes that amphetamine works better for you then methylphenidate but that you weren't at a high enough dosage before. ...Read more

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Is it normal for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) pill form to make my blood pressure high I don't have blood pressure problems it was 145 over 95?

Is it normal for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) pill form to make my blood pressure high I don't have blood pressure problems it was 145 over 95?

1st, double-check: BP readings, both automatic & manual, are notorious for being wrong. Besides operator error, there can be problems with cuff size, placement cuff, tensing of muscles, etc. Make sure reading is right if it truly is, there is likely more to the story than adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) but stop it as you evaluate further. It doesn't generally raise BP at all, or only a few points, but 145/95 warrants attention. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me to 40mg adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) IR. 40mg in the morning and 40mg in afternoon. Is this a high or low dose, or average?

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Average daily dose is up to 60mg., but if you are tolerating the medication well without side-effects, & that is what is prescribed by your doctor who is monitoring your progress, then you are ok. ...Read more

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Yrs ago psych md started me on 20 mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and then 30 mg 2 weeks later. Wasn't this too high to start? Bled frm anus as result of reaction to med.

Yrs ago psych md started me on 20 mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and then 30 mg 2 weeks later. Wasn't this too high to start? Bled frm anus as result of reaction to med.

No: While individual reactions to medications vary this is not an unusual starting dose. I'm sorry you had such a scary side effect. Rare but does happen with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...Read more

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Could I get a brain supplement instead of taking so much adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). What do you suggest?

None: There are no "brain supplements" that have been shown to be as effective or safe as a stimulant for treating adhd. If they work, they have a stimulant of some sort, probably one with much less research behind it than either methylphenidate or amphetamine. If they don't have a stimulant, they don't work. ...Read more

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Gained 20 pounds in a month and blood pressure and tryglc are high 700 range. Difficulty cutting out alcohol. Tend to use my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) + than prescri?

Gained 20 pounds in a month and blood pressure and tryglc are high 700 range. Difficulty cutting out alcohol. Tend to use my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) + than prescri?

Very high risk: Sounds like you're at very high risk for heart disease, stroke, and alcoholism -- and are using Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) addictively too. You have a lot to talk with your physician about, if you will please go see him or her. You may need to work with an addiction medicine doctor also -- results depend on the desire you have for change. ...Read more

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Dexedrine (Definition)

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