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I take trazadone, abilify, (aripiprazole) sertaline and adderall, is there a chance of overdose with this mixture of medicine?

I take trazadone, abilify, (aripiprazole) sertaline and adderall, is there a chance of overdose with this mixture of medicine?

Always: Always a possibility of overdose, but if taken as prescribed by your doctor, there should be no issues. Many drugs go through the same pathways for how they get broken down, so one may be absorbed more than another depending on the day. If concerned with your medication cocktail, ask your doctor who is prescribing them to go over them again with you as to why each is necessary. ...Read more

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Will taking Adderall affect my Modafinil tolerance? (and vice versa?)Since both drugs have the same effects (keeping you awake)

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

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I took 40 mg of adderall by mistake when will it be out of my system don't want to fail my drug test on thursday for work please help?

I took 40 mg of adderall by mistake when will it be out of my system don't want to fail my drug test on thursday for work please help?

Drug tests are...: ...typically designed to identify illicit substances. Detection of prescribed medications is generally not the concern of the testers, particularly if you can prove you hold a valid prescription. ...Read more

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Is strattera (atomoxetine) the same type of drug as adderall?

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Is strattera (atomoxetine) the same type of drug as adderall?

Strattera (atomoxetine): No. It is a non-amphetamine, selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, approved for use in adhd. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I get a drug to could you help me concentrate like Adderall or ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Wanted to know where can I get a drug to could you help me concentrate like Adderall or ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Doctor: You just don't "get these drugs" so you can concentrate better. These are powerful drugs that are indicated after a very thorough medical and psychological work-up that shows significant impairment in life due to the symptoms. Otherwise, good nights sleep and proper diet will work better to help you concentrate better on a day-to-day basis. ...Read more

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Been off of adderall for 8 months because of anxiety. Prescribed straterra. Will this give me anxiety when starting the drug?

Been off of adderall for 8 months because of anxiety. Prescribed straterra. Will this give me anxiety when starting the drug?

Strattera is more: Likely to reduce anxiety than cause it. Common side effects in adults include constipation, dry mouth, nausea, decreased appetite, dizziness, sexual side effects, and problems passing urine. Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Strattera including: difficulty urinating, unusually fast or irregular heartbeat, fainting, or numbness or tingling. Best regards for good health. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my docs what to drug test me for Adderall and ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Why might it be that my docs what to drug test me for Adderall and ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Drug test: Either they suspect non-compliance, or they have not prescribed them? ...Read more

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What does it feel like overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What does it feel like overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Not good: Rapid heart rate, palpitations, chest pain, sweating, dilated pupils, anxiety, agitation, confusion, violent behavior, muscle jerking, tremors, seizure, dark urine. The described muscle cramps maybe due to muscle breakdown and requires medical evaluation. Seek immediate medical attention/

if death ensues which is possible then it feels like nothing. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs that you're overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are some of the signs that you're overdosing on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Maximum recommended: Daily dose of Adderral for adults with ADHD is 40 mg.; for narcolepsy, 60 mg. Initial signs of an OD = restlessness, tremor, confusion, hallucinations, assaultiveness & panic states, followed by fatigue, depression, nausea & diarrhea. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) OD or Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) + other vasoconstrictors like Sudafed or St. John's Wort ^ BP & can cause cardiac arrhythmias, stroke, coma, convulsions & death. ...Read more

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How many milligrams of adderall (amphetamine salts) does it take to possibly cause overdose?

That depends on many: Factors, including age, body size and the presence or absence of other health issues. There have been reported deaths in children with doses as low as 2 mg, but the ld50 is in the range of 1.5 mg/kg or so. In a 70 kg person, this would be about 120 mg as a dose that would be toxic to half of those who ingested it. People with underlying heart and blood vessel diseases may be more sensitive. ...Read more

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I took 60mg of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) at 12am, and 10mg of Adderall 15 hrs later. How long until I can pass drug test?

I took 60mg of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) at 12am, and 10mg of Adderall 15 hrs later. How long until I can pass drug test?

Pharmacology: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) has a half-life of approx. 12 hours and it takes 4 half lives for the drug to be eliminated from the body. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) can stay in your system for approx. 48 hours if not reintroduced to the body. ...Read more

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What the difference between focalin (dexmethylphenidate) IR and Adderall IR? Which is a better drug for ADD? I only like to take them mon-fri not weekends My dr likes foca

2 different meds: Focalin is dexmethylphenidate, the isomer of methylphenidate, it is supposed to decrease the side effects. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is amphetamine, a different stimulant than methylphenidate. Taking it on weekdays is a good idea. ...Read more

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Do you recommend using the ADHD drugs Adderall or ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Do you recommend using the ADHD drugs Adderall or ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Can be beneficial: There are various release forms for both Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall (like immediate release or extended / slow release). I don't consider one superior to the other. One may be more effective than the other or have absence or presence of side effects for different people. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) a category b drug?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) a category b drug?

No; category C: Adderall is listed in the monthly prescribing reference as category C, so the drug is not recommended for pregnant women unless the benefits outweigh the possible risks. Strattera, Ritalin LA, Concerta, and Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) are also listed as category C. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) an illegal drug for athletes?

Not if prescribed: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not illegal if it is being prescribed for ADHD and there is no other medication that can be an alternative for an inidividual. Medical documentalt ion is usually necessary. ...Read more

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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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In what quantities is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) medicine is available?

Varies by INS Co: The only amount of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can be given is for one month's prescription. That is regulated by law. Insurance companies may ask the doctor for an explanation for the amount being requested and need documentation of the need for that amount. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC drugs like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for ADHD focusing issues?

Not really: Some people find that caffeine helps them, but there are no medications as potent as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and other stimulants available over the counter. Lots of products advertised on the internet as "natural" treatments; nearly all contain various forms of stimulants. Better to know what you're taking and what the dose is. ...Read more

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How does strattera (atomoxetine) compare with drugs like Adderall and ritalin?

Works for some: Another drug, that works well for some people, & doesn't work for others. In my expereience it doesn't work as often as the stimulant meds, but if people can't tolerate the stimulants, it is nice to have this option. It does need to be taken on an increasing dose over about a month. If it does work, it works most of the day from just one dose. Like an antidepressant, you need it in your system. ...Read more

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Are there any nutritional supplements that should/not be taken when on Adderall? Seems to be many medicines that are a no no, what about supplements?

Supplements: Are not FDA regulated hence unable to offer any reliable statement on their interactions with Adderall or with any medications ...Read more

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What are the tests for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose?

Professional eval: A deliberate od needs an er. Otherwise, "overdose" is a relative thing. There are no tests; an expert md wouldn't need tests. Whomever is rx'ing the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) needs to discuss your experience w/ the medication, including benefits and possible problems. Meds of this type always need close clinical monitoring, esp in the early stages &when doses or
circumstances change. Get a dose or med better for u. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose?

ER, or just stop it: A deliberate od needs an er. Otherwise, "overdose" is a relative thing. Stopping the med is best 1st step; then whomever is prescribing the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) needs to discuss your experience w/ the med, including benefits &possible problems. Meds of this type always need close clinical monitoring, especially in the early stages & when doses, or circumstances, change. Get a dose or med better suited for u. ...Read more

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I take Adderall 10mg I'm doing good on it except I can't sleep geodon (ziprasidone) 60mg isn't working anymore what's a good sleep medicine that will work quickly?

Depends: From your information it looks as if you been diagnosed with more than just adhd and that the insomnia preceded the use of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). In general that low dose taken in the am does not usually cause sleep issues in an adult although it might aggravate existing issues. It is also contraindicated to be taking the additional meds you have listed at the same time. Need visit with provider. ...Read more

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 25 mg how to tell it is the right drug?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): The way to tell if Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is appropriate is to make an appropriate diagnosis of adhd and see if the symptoms are effectively treated with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). The dose can be modified by determining the duration of action and wether side effects occur. There are several alternatives to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...Read more

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Is there ANY type of drug test out there that can determine if someone took Adderall vs. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? or will they all just tell you amphetamine?

Is there ANY type of drug test out there that can determine if someone took Adderall vs. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? or will they all just tell you amphetamine?

Not from what I hear: Perhaps someone knows otherwise - but I've never heard that they can discriminate between amphetamines. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I took a 30mg xr pill around 4pm YESTERDAY when should the drug comedown? This is also my first time taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)

See below: The effects of the med should last about 10-12 hrs in your system. If you were prescribed the med and are experiencing side effects, you should report them to your Dr. If you're taking someone else's med w/o being diagnosed with ADHD, you are taking risks of experiencing unwanted S.E. Please have you or your parents schedule an evaluation with a Dr. ...Read more

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