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What Is Difference Between Adipex Vs Adderall
Different molecules: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is an amphetamine and is a pro-drug meaning it is not active until it enters the blood stream. Adipex is a sympathomimetic amine much like pseudoephedrine. Generally amphetamines are much more potent drugs than the sympathomimetcs, but both can cause serious side-effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more
No difference: Both are basically adrenaline or amphetamine type drugs. Both are basically the same: just different manufacturers. Can help lose about 5-10 pounds. Must be prescribed and monitored for changes in blood pressure or pulse rate. Can take for about 3 months. Must be combined with healthy eating. Lots of veggies, fruits, protein, and some grains. ...Read more
Very Similar: The body metabolizes vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) into a chemical that is found in the medicine adderall, so they are very similar medications. The primary difference is that vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) tends to take effect a little more gradually and will often give a longer duration of action from a single dose. In general, vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) tends to tolerated a little better, although the posible side effects are the same. ...Read more
Don't use it: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more
Similar medicines: Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall are both stimulant-class medications commonly used to treat adhd. They both have similar potential side effects but if used as directed are considered to be safe and effective. Encourage you to talk with your doctor further about these medications. ...Read more
Different Medicines: Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Pemoline have both been used for adhd, but they have different chemical formulas and are completely different medicines. Ritalin (methylphenidate) has been used for decades and various forms of it continues to be used today. Pemoline (brand name cylert) was designed as a long-acting stimulant medicine. It was taken off the us market in the 1990s due to multiple reports of liver failure. ...Read more
Phentermine is the: Base compound and active ingredient. Combining with hydrochloride makes it water soluble, more easily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, and having a longer shelf-life. Best regards. ...Read more
Could you tell me the main difference between concerta and ritalin (methylphenidate) vs adderall?
Time.: Ir usually means immediate release, and xr means extended release-of the medication, of course! ...Read more
Stimulants: Methamphetamine (desoxyn) belongs to the amphetamine group of stimulants. It comes in 2 forms; dextro- form which is the psychostimulant, & the levo-form which is an over-the-counter nasal decongestant. Meth is highly addictive. Methylphenidate (ritalin) belong to the non-amphetamine group of stimulants. Due to ritalin's short elimination half-life, rebound symptoms are more common. ...Read more
No big difference: They both contain oxycodone and acetaminophen as active ingredients. Sometimes fillers etc. make a difference in effect. Pain meds are potent conditioners and often patients will highly prefer one brand over the next as a result. When it comes to taking pain pills I never recommend trying to figure it out or be in one's own head. Talk with your prescriber for this help. ...Read more
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
Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more
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