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What Does Prolonged Use Of Adderall Cause The Body
No Adrenal Failure: Adderall or other stimulant medications do not cause adrenal failure (a serious life threatening disorder). In the popular magazines they talk about "adrenal fatigue" which ahas a variety of symptoms. There is little support in the science literature of this "syndrome". If you have symptoms that you have not had before, talk with your doctor and see if a workup is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor as told me to take 10mg adderall in the morning then 10mg in the afternoon. Everyday. Will this cause my body to become dependent on it?
Yes it can: Any stimulant has the potential to effect the qtc as well as other aspects of the cardiac cycle. This is especially true depending upon what other medications someone may be taking. This is why checking medication interactions is so very important. Especially psychiatric meds in all classes, i.e., anti-depressants, etc.Even if not direct, changing how other meds are metabolized can be a problem. ...Read more
Adderall: Not common, but please do consult your pcp for complete workup to rule out allergy or blood cell abnormalities. Good luck. ...Read more
Can abruptly stopping 45mg/day of adderall cause heightened all-over-body-pain? Already suffer w/ back pain, has worsened. Weird extreme pain in knee.
No: If you are taking Adderall for legitimate reasons, stopping abruptly should not cause medical problems. Many people take stimulant meds for ADD as needed eg, for work or school with "vacation days" off the med for summer or days less concentration is required. Physical pain is not associated with stopping Adderall. See your pcp for back and knee pain for proper diagnosis and guidance. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can prolonged recreational use of Adderall, sometimes staying up for days, cause small fluid filled blisters to form on chest and hands randomly?
No: Unlikely, but watch out this is a dangerous drug can cause serious problems, misuse can cause sudden death ...Read more
Possible for ADHD meds to cause coffee to have opposite effect on the body? Before ritalin and adderall, coffee gave energy but now it's the opposite.
Ritalin vs caffeine: Ritalin releases Dopamine in the front part of the brain. Caffeine does to a limited degree as well. Now that your Dopamine is being released in greater amounts by Ritalin you are unable to feel any effect from the caffeine . Caffeine also has an effect on adenosine. This is our compound in the body that causes us to feel sleepy. What you're feeling is the caffeine crash that occurs after the caffeine wears off and Adenosine has a chance to build up again.Meanwhile Ritalin continues to mask any of caffeine's effect on the Dopamine receptors in the frontal part of the brain. Best wishes. ...Read more
So Adderall don't have to be taken for my body to get use to it or past the side affects i heard it takes time to get use to it?
Body adjusting.: Don't know what type of side effects you are experiencing or what your dose is. I usually start with a low dose and then work up.This allows the person's body to get used to the medication and many side effects do resolve. However, that is not always the case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Effects of Adderall: The primary effect we want with a medicine like Adderall is on the frontal part of the brain where our executive functioning takes place. It works with norepinephrine and other neurotransmitters. Other areas it effects are the cardiovascular system (can increase heart rate and blood pressure) and other parts of the brain. Fortunately, it acts in just the place for improving focus and others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more
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