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How do I quit Adderall and Xanax (alprazolam) safely?

How do I quit Adderall and Xanax (alprazolam) safely?

You have options ...: There are many physician offices, group practices and clinics that offer addiction medicine services, including medications and counseling. You will want a knowledgeable evaluation of your medical, mental, and substance use history before starting any medication assisted treatment to go along with your twelve step facilitated group therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Dextroamphetamine And Racemic Amphetamine (Definition)

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Extreme hyperactivity after quitting adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Is this normal?

Extreme hyperactivity after quitting adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Is this normal?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) quit!: Very common, especially if high dose for long time, with abrupt discontinuation. ...Read more

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Im very fatigued after quitting adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). It's been a year since i quit and im sleepy every day. Please help?

Im very fatigued after quitting adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). It's been a year since i quit and im sleepy every day. Please help?

What are your sleep: Habits like? Do you wake rested from sleep? How many hours of sleep do you get per night? Some people use Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) off label to treat narcolepsy. Suggest that you see your physician to evaluate for cause of your sleepiness. Problems w sleep may be an issue. ...Read more

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Can quitting Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) suddenly cause you to have an eye twitch?

Possible, not likely: People taking stimulants for adhd routinely stop and start them all the time, typically without notable side effects and certainly without lasting ones. A temporary eye twitch after stopping might be med related, but anything last longer than a day probably isn't. Tic of this type are quite common and stimulants usually make them mildly worse, so stopping should, if anything, make them better. ...Read more

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Can abruptly discontinuing Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause a mixed state in bipolar patients? I have Bipolar I Disorder and ADHD. I quit Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for the summer break

Can abruptly discontinuing Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause a mixed state in bipolar patients? I have Bipolar I Disorder and ADHD.  I quit Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for the summer break

Probably not but ...: It is likely not to be a problem but the wisest thing would be to discontinue the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) slowly and note the effect of doing so. I strongly advise patient with bipolar I disorder to only change meds with medical supervision since the consequences of things going badly can be so great. ...Read more

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Should i quit taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) if i'm having negative side effects?

It depends: Side effects may mean the dose is too high or that you need a different type of treatment for adhd. Often side effects lessen with time, so holding out for a few weeks may make sense. If they continue, talk to your doctor about other options. There are a lot of them. ...Read more

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What is the best way to quit taking 30mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

What is the best way to quit taking 30mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

Ask your MD: Your physician knows you the best and he/she can advise you if a taper of the medication or a switch to another medication is indicated. Generally, stimulants can be stopped without a taper. Patients can feel very drowsy for the first few days and cautions need to be taken in work, driving and in other situations where drowsiness would cause safety issues. ADHD symptoms can recur. ...Read more

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Dr. Advised I quit 30mg XR Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to see if my minor facial tingling is a side effect of the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). What is the best way to minimize withdrawal?

Taper: I never taper patients off adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine), (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and am unaware of problems. if the twitching goes away, then a trial of a different medication would be appropriate. It sounds like it might be a side effect of the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Adderall (Definition)

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