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How do you know if Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR is working for my son?

Symptom Improvement. You will know if a medicine like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is being helpful if you see improvement in the areas for which the medicine is being used. For example, if attention span has been a big problem, and your son is now paying better attention, then the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is probably helping. The same thinking would apply to hyperactivity and impulsivity, two other areas of difficulty seen in adhd. Read more...

How many hours after taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR in the morning do you start to feel it working?

Within one hour. Usually one feels the effects of taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR within one hour although if taken with a lot food it may take a little longer and may not absorb as well. Read more...

How can I tell if the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is working for my son?

Symptom Improvement. You will know if a medicine like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is being helpful if you see improvement in the areas for which the medicine is being used. For example, if attention span has been a big problem, and your son is now paying better attention, then the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is probably helping. The same thinking would apply to hyperactivity and impulsivity, two other areas of difficulty seen in adhd. Read more...

Can you tell me is it odd that Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) isn't working for me?

No it is not odd. There is never any guarantee that a given medication will work in a given individual. This is why dosage adjustments are necessary and why sometimes a medication change is necessary or the addition of another medication. Be patient and work with your treatment provider until you can come up with the best option for you. Of course there's always the possibility that the diagnosis itself has to be revisited. Best wishes. Read more...

I don't think my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is working, is there anything else I can try?

Yes. There are many options for treating ADD. Ask your doctor to discuss those best for you. Read more...
Discuss with your. Doctor. Sometimes all that is needed is to adjust the dose higher. However other options exist that can be used if adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) dose has been optimized. Read more...