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What is aderal?

What is aderal?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): A psycho stimulant of the Amphetamine group, used mainly for ADHD treatment & also for anergic depression & for narcolepsy. ...Read more

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What is aderal taken for?

ADHD/ADD: The main use for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is adhd/add. This stimulant medication is also used off-label for a number of other problems including sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and narcolepsy. Pts who tried diet/exercise and other interventions, morbidly obese patients may be put on the medication to assist with weight loss. For brief periods it can be used to help with depression especially in elderly. ...Read more

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Is aderal just as dangerous as ecstacy?

Is aderal just as dangerous as ecstacy?

No: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not just as dangerous as ecstacy. Mdma can produce confusion, depression, sleep problems, drug craving, and severe anxiety. Chronic users show impairment on cognitive or memory tasks. Studies in nonhuman primates showed exposure to mdma for 4 days caused damage to serotonin nerve terminals that was still evident 6 to 7 years later, with similar damage thought to occur in humans. ...Read more

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How long does aderal stay in your system?

How long does aderal stay in your system?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): This varies with last dose taken, usually 3-4 days, & up to 1 week if high dose. ...Read more

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Are there any bad effect of being awake with aderal for more than a day?

Are there any bad effect of being awake with aderal for more than a day?

Tiredness : You can get very tired. You do not want to have your sleep cycle disrupted for any longer than this -- can lead to other problems in emotion regulation, concentration, etc. Please see your psychiatrist (or whoever prescribed the adderall) about this. Unless you are taking it at night and this is why you're not sleeping, your dose may need to be adjusted or change in medicines. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can get work done on non-adderall days?

Can i tell me how i can get work done on non-adderall days?

Non Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Days: I assume you are calling those days you are not taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). I don't see why that happens. All medications for add/adhd should be administered every day including weekends and holidays, to prevent falls in the level of the medicine during those days off. If you work with a psychiatrist, you must have 30 days supply of your medications, and also practice behavioral exercises to reduce symptoms. ...Read more

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What happens if i take off the capsule (adderall) and just take the pellets?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): If extended-release, u lose efficacy.

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Isn't aderal used for people with add or do I have the wrong name of the medicine?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) - ADHD: Yes, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a brand name of a medication that is used for adhd. ...Read more

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