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Are Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adipex amphetamines?

Are Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adipex amphetamines?

Both stimulants: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a safe medication when taken as prescribed. Adipex ha been shown to be a dangerous medication and there are warnings about the potential dangers. It is taken as a weight loss treatment. ...Read more

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Methylphenidate (Definition)

Is the generic name of ritalin (methylphenidate). It is a ...Read more


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Is ritalin (methylphenidate) addictive?

Is ritalin (methylphenidate) addictive?

Yes: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant medication, and can be habituating -- resulting in tolerance. Although most people prescribed this for adhd do not use it in an addictive pattern, it can be used that way. By "addictive, " i mean using to get high, despite clear harm in important areas of life like work, school, and relationships -- and spending inordinate amount of time pursuing the substance, etc. ...Read more

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Kava kava and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Kava kava and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Not recommended: Kava Kava has some significant potential negative side effects. It has never been shown to be helpful in double blind controlled studies. therefore I would not recommend it with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) anticholinergic?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) anticholinergic?

No: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a mixture of amphetamines. Amphetamines increase availabiltiy of Dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain with no significant cholinergic or anticholinergic effect. ...Read more

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Safe limit for adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

30-40 mg: In general 30-40 mg per day is the recommended limit, but doctors may recommend high doses based on their clinical judgement and the patient's needs. ...Read more

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Can Ritalin (methylphenidate) make Klonipin withdrawal symptoms worse?

Yes: It can cause additional tremors, hypertension, anxiety. Of course, untreated ADD will also make sedative withdrawal worse. ...Read more

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Justified taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to combat daytime sleepiness?

Justified taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to combat daytime sleepiness?

No: Need 2 evaluate why sleepy may b sleep apnea and solution CPAP also Nuvigil is a drug that sometimes helps. ...Read more

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) vs provigil (modafinil), which is better?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) vs provigil (modafinil), which is better?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Better: In my experience with children primarily Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has a much better profile of effectiveness and less side effects. In adults a trial of both may be suggested if there is some side effect that is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause tinnitus?

Reviewed this ; did : Not see tinnitus listed as a side effect of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). However, if a person already had tinnitus and their was pulse was really pounding, i wouldn't be surprised if sxs increased. ...Read more

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Is caffeine addictive?

Is caffeine addictive?

Caffeine: Yes in the sense that people do suffer mild withdrawal when they discontinue, particularly headaches.Best. ...Read more

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Does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause constipation?

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Does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause constipation?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Rare & depends on the dose. More common, although infrequent, is diarrhea & abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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Will Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause cravings for caffeine, sugar and excessive shopping?

Possibly: Stimulants/amphetamines like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can have many different side-effects. These include manic behaviors and increases in goal- directed behaviors. I wonder whether the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is causing a "buzz, " and the person is trying to accentuate those pleasurable feeling, with more pleasure seeking behaviors and actions? All theoretically increase Dopamine levels in the brain. It doesn't seem healthy. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) suggested for adhd?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) suggested for adhd?

Absolutely: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has been studied and used clinically for treating adhd since the late 1980's. For many years, it was among the top two stimulants prescribed for adhd, the other being Concerta (a form of methylphenidate). ...Read more

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Which is better, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or concerta?

Which is better, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or concerta?

Depends...: Ppl respond differently to meds so it depends which one helps you focus when you need to. Some adults prefer having a little more control over dosing so shorter-acting Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is preferred. Others like once-a-day dosing to carry through the workday. Some ppl metabolize extended-release meds faster ; find they don't last the 12 hours promised. You'll have to try ; see which works better for you. ...Read more

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Help please! is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) stronger than caffiene?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Short answer, yes. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is effectively amphetamine which is much stronger and longer lasting than caffeine. Caffeine blocks Adenosine receptor. Adenosine is technically a signal to sedate, so blocking causes alertness but milder impact. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for depression?

Depression is not: An indication for this medication. Even if considered as an off- label option, there are many more effective medications that would usually be tried first. ...Read more

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Ritalin (Definition)

Ritalin is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more