I think I've gotten add/adhd. Helped by teachers. Also need adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

ADHD is inborn. Adhd may occur with head trauma, but otherwise it may have been evident will still inside the womb. Stimulants, alca, meditation, massage---all may help.
Not necessarily. It is important to find the real cause of your symptoms rather than just covering symptoms with drugs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is just amphetamines and addictive. There could be a learning problem involved or nutritional deficiencies or allergies or diet could be causing your problems.
Eliminate alternativ. Lack of focus can be triggered by some correctable issues that have nothing in common with ADD.Lack of restorative sleep, erratic nutrition, thyroid disease, other chronic illnesses , etc. If you work on the things that you can fix, and still have a problem, a thorough checkup is needed. It is easy to go online and identify with symptom lists for ADD, it is more appropriate to see a professional.
Diagnosis. If you suspect you have adhd, you should consult your doctor. This is a neurobiologic disorder that cannot be diagnosed by a layperson or teacher. The decision on whether medication is necessary or not is based on a thorough evaluation by a well trained doctor for each individual patient. And, yes, adults can have add persist from childhood.

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) good for add/adhd?

Yes . It has been extensively studied and has been found to be very helpful and is fda approved for those conditions. Best wishes. Read more...
Yes. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is made up of amphetamines which are among the most effective medications for ADHD. Read more...

Do you think I should take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) if I don't have add/adhd?

No. If you do not have a proper medical indication for taking this medication, it should not be prescribed or taken.If it is not your prescription medication, be aware that as a schedule 2 drug, possession and use of this drug is illegal and places you at risk of significant legal problems and jail time. Read more...
No. effects can be harmful. Getting it without prescription would be illegal. Read more...

What happens if you take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for add/adhd? How would that make you feel?

Depends. If you have add/ adhd you will likely focus better, be less distractable and feel calmer. If you take it and don't have add/adhd you could develop rapid heart rate, nausea, insomnia, lack of appetite, increased sweating etc. Read more...
You may be able to. tell when a stimulant starts working each day, be more focused while it's working & feel tired or grouchy when it wears off each PM. Kids may have "rebound" symptoms of ADHD as it wears off. Therefore, it's important to know the onset, peak & duration of action of the stimulant you take. Adding a non-stimulant may make daily changes less noticeable. Discuss your response with your doctor regularly. Read more...

If someone takes Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and they don't have ADD or ADHD, will it affect them?

Inappropriate use. People who use stimulant medications who do not have symptoms of ADD/ADHD will not experience the intended effect, and the use for other purposes is largely considered recreational and abusive. Read more...

What can I do if my friend wants to take 40 mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) but doesn't have add/adhd. Is she safe?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Your friend should not take medicine that wasn't prescribed for her. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant medication and can have significant side effects for someone who doesn't need it. Read more...
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Sounds like you already answered that question. No add = no need for adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Read more...