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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause vaginal dryness?

Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause vaginal dryness?

Yes: It can cause dryness of all mucus membranes. If that is the case you may wish to get a lubricant. Do not use vaseline. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could long-term daily use of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & lamictal (for depression & anxiety) cause a decrease in sexual desire or vaginal dryness or pain? (in females)

Could long-term daily use of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & lamictal (for depression & anxiety) cause a decrease in sexual desire or vaginal dryness or pain? (in females)

Possibly: These drugs may impact sexual function. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) may prolong or prevent orgasm and cause mucous membrane dryness. Lamictal may decrease libido. You and your doctor need to weight these side effects with the benefits you derive from using them. There may be alternative medications you can use, or treatments to counteract these effects if you decide to continue to use them. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing a dry vagina during intercourse since March and never had this problem before. I got on birth control at the end of February. I have been on Adderall and Lo Loestrine FE. About a week ago I went off both medications to see if this w

I've been experiencing a dry vagina during intercourse since March and never had this problem before. I got on birth control at the end of February. I have been on Adderall and Lo Loestrine FE. About a week ago I went off both medications to see if this w

I didn't get to see: The end of your question! Did things get any better when you went off Adderal and Loestrin? I would have predicted so. The Loestrin changes the hormonal environment in the vaginal tissues and dryness can result. If better off Loestrin, ask you gynecologist for a different contraceptive that might be better, especially because you are also taking Adderal which aggravates. Use generous lubrication ...Read more

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Any adderall/riatlin alternatives out there?

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Any adderall/riatlin alternatives out there?

Stimulants: Several, such as Vyvanse, Metadate, Focalin, (dexmethylphenidate) Concerta, Strattera, Intuniv, Tenex, etc. ...Read more

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How can I prevent Adderall's neurotoxicity?

How can I prevent Adderall's neurotoxicity?

Adderall toxicity: Use the lowest dose that is effective and only when necessary with drug holidays. ...Read more

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Can ritalin/adderall be overprescibed to kids?

Can ritalin/adderall be overprescibed to kids?

Yes: There is a problme with over diagnosis of ADHD for conditions that are not ADHD, so stimulant medications are being overprescribed due to over diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are Adderall and focalin (dexmethylphenidate)?

The difference: Adderall contains 75% of the effective (dextro) isomers of amphetamine, while Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) is dextro-methylphenidate (only the right-handed, or active molecule of adderall). Adderall is a mixture of amphetamine salts, 3-1 effective to non-effective levo (or left-handed molecules). Dextroamphetamine contains only the effective stereoisomer of amphetamine, and has fewer side effects. ...Read more

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Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) stronger than adderall?

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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Not stronger, but longer acting. It is the pro-amphetamine which becomes Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in your body. ...Read more

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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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How can I switch from Paxil (paroxetine) to adderall?

Different disorders: These both are not drugs that you ought to manage w/out a doctor. It can be risky and that's what they are trained to do. Speak to your provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the difference between "concerta" and adderall"?

What's the difference between "concerta" and adderall"?

Different classes: Concerta is methylphenidate delivered in a sophisticated capsule that uses osmotic pressure to deliver the medication over time. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a form of amphetamine that is delivered either as immediate release or in beaded form with half released immediately and the second half released 3 1/2 to 4 hours later. Both are stimulants with similar benefits, efficacy, and se. ...Read more

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Addiction to adderall/dexamphetamines? What should I do?

Addiction to adderall/dexamphetamines? What should I do?

Get treatment: It could be that you now have an amphetamine use disorder and now need to get treatment in an addiction recovery program. The road ahead may be challenging although you need to see this through to a point when you are better or things could get a lot worse! Stay safe! ...Read more

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How are ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall different?

Different families: Ritalin and aDderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) are from different families. Ritalin=methylphenidate, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) = amphetamine. They have essentially the same effect on the brain. ...Read more

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Does strattera (atomoxetine) have same effect as adderall?

Sort of, but no.: Both Adderall and strattera (atomoxetine) have been shown to be highly effective in treating signs and symptoms of adhd, but they are quite different medications working through different systems in the brain. Both improve attention, reduce distractivility, decrease hyperactivity, & diminish impulsivity. Ses are quite different, as is duration of action and speed of effect. Sometimes, they're used together. ...Read more

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Adderall and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? What should I do?

You should: Do what the prescribing dr recommended for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) and adderall?

Similar: The effects are essentially the same. They increase brain dopamine and nor epinephrine. they improve the ability of people with ADHD to focus, improve attention, reduce distractibility. Both can increase heart rate and blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) more effective than adderall?

Not necessarily...: I have patients that take one or the other... Or both! It depends on what you're treating... Narcolepsy? Add/adhd? Sometime you have to carefully conduct a trial, at different times, and take good notes, get others' observations... See which benefits you most, with the least side effects or risk. I'd definitely recommend that you review this with a knowledgable psychiatrist! ...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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What causes perscribed Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or adderall?

Evaluation: You would need to see a physician or specifically a psychiatrist. These medications are prescribed for add/ adhd. The provider would determine which medication would be the most appropriate for you. Take care. ...Read more

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Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30mg equivalent to 30 mg of adderall?

Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30mg equivalent to 30 mg of adderall?

NO...: Not at all. Doses of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) are not simply the the same as doses of adderall. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can switch from Paxil (paroxetine) to adderall?

Talk to your: Prescribing physician. They are best able to decide what medication is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Does strattera (atomoxetine) have the very same effects as adderall?

Does strattera (atomoxetine) have the very same effects as adderall?

Different system: Strattera (atomoxetine) is an antidepressant working mostly by increasing norepinephrine activity, while stimulants work (we think) through dopamine. When it works (40-45% of time vs 65% for stimulants), benefits are comparable, but side effects are quite different. Also, it must be taken daily and takes time to begin having an effect; but the effect then last all day. Sometimes, it is used with a stimulant. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to use/mix Ambien (zolpidem) and Adderall together?

Poly pharmacy: The two medications have opposite effects, so it doesn't make sense to take both at the same time. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant that is helpful in ADHD. Ambien (zolpidem) is a sedative/hypnotic drug for treating insomnia, it helps you sleep. However, if you take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in the morning, it is acceptable to take Ambien to help sleep at bedtime. ...Read more

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Can taking Adderall and Lexapro (escitalopram) at the same time be safe?

Can taking Adderall and Lexapro (escitalopram) at the same time be safe?

It is fine: They may be taken together. Best wishes and have a happy and blessed holiday. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take adderall and tamiflu (oseltamivir) at the same time??

Yes: I use an online software program through Epocrates to check for drug-drug interactions. I inputted Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and Adderall and no interactions are listed. It should be fine. ...Read more

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Nightmare withdrawals from adderall/vyvanse. Do you have any suggestions?

Controlled withdrawa: Withdrawal from these powerful medications commonly results in a variety of symptoms usually associated with depression. Get help from your doctor in withdrawing from these medications more gradually. ...Read more

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