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Reaction To Adderall
Yes: Every medication has both risks and benefits. A risk for nearly all medications including Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an allergic reaction. The reactions are unpredictable and infrequent. Reactions that have noted with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) include: hives, rash and trouble breathing. There are many other potential side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more
Can you overcome MPH tachyphylaxis by switching from Ritalin (methylphenidate) to Adderall? Or to another stimulant medication?
Yes: Based on the pharmacodynamics leading to tachyphylaxis, research into delivery options has found that fine tuning the method of delivery decreases the risk for tachyphylaxis. One formulation that has been consistently superior is Concerta. Some of the generic preparations do not accurately replicate the release dynamics of he brand name so I suggest starting with it. There are also many more optionsask your doctor ...Read more
Certainly: There are a number of established alternatives to adderall, which is just one type of amphetamine. Others are vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and dexedrine. Methylphenidate has many versions available, including a patch. There also are nonstimulant alternatives such as atomoxetine, guanfacine, & clonidine. Check our www.Adhdmedicationguide.Com for list of fda-approved medications for adhd. ...Read more
Find out details: It is unclear to which drug you are allergic to. Anesthesia is combination of pain relief, reversible unconsciousness, immobility, and amnesia (forgetting of event). There are many different drug combination that can lead to anesthesia. And many of the drugs are very different from each other. So try to find out what you are allergic to, and have md try alternatives. ...Read more
Is it possible to be addicted to Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (oral use, not snorting adderall)?
Potentially yes.: That is possible. Please let your prescribing physician know if you suspect that may be happening. ...Read more
Avoidance: If one is allergic to penicillin then avoidance of penicillin like medications is a requirement. Other classes of antibiotics should be fine but because an individual has one drug allergy they may be at risk for reactions to other classes of drugs. One should also be very clear that moving forward that antibiotics are needed. ...Read more
What is the safest way to switch from concerta to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?
Just switch: A nice aspect of stimulants is that they are out of your body by the beginning of the next day. We know roughly the dose equivalents among stimulants (25-30 mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is about equal to 54 mg of concerta); but, individual reactions vary. In switching, i usually start at a slightly lower dose that the conversion would suggest, then raise it if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antihistamines: And then call 911. Please always carry epi with you! ...Read more
Can you explain to me ritalin crash compared to Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and other ADHD medications?
There are only two: stimulants, methylphenidate & Amphetamine. Since 2000, multiple delivery systems of each have been produced. Each differs in onset of action, time of peak clinical effect & duration of action. Longer & more consistent drug delivery gives better symptom control & reduces symptoms of "rebound" ADHD, irritability, emotional lability & the "crash" noted by some teens & adults as the effect wears off ...Read more
Is it possible for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to be prescibed to adults?
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) exposed to extreme heat and doesn't seem to be effective?
Store meds properly: Usually meds will last well past their expiration date unless someone has left them in extreme heat or humidity. Then it becomes hard to say how long the med will stay effective. Ask your md for a new prescription so you can compare the new and the old pills. Take better care of your meds next time! ...Read more
Difference in side effects between Ritalin (methylphenidate) immediate release and Ritalin (methylphenidate) extended release? Trying to decide if I want to switch to extended.
I have heavy allergic to seafood. Is it possible to take antihistamine drug as profilaxis to minimize allergic reaction?
Stay away: I will stay way from seafood.Get a more detailed answer ›