Medicine for adderall overdose - Doctor answers

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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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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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