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Adhd: does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (amphetamine salts) wake you up in the morning? If so, how can I prevent this?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
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In brief: Not likely

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) lasts about 6 hours.
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr lasts about 10 hours. If you take them in the morning after you get up, then they should wear off by dinner time. This means they would have no effect during the night hours. If you want them to wear off sooner, you can take vitamin c or drink a citric beverage or drink with citric acid.

In brief: Not likely

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) lasts about 6 hours.
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr lasts about 10 hours. If you take them in the morning after you get up, then they should wear off by dinner time. This means they would have no effect during the night hours. If you want them to wear off sooner, you can take vitamin c or drink a citric beverage or drink with citric acid.
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Great tip re: Vitamin C !
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & sleep

If extended release Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine), (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) might want to try Melatonin at bedtime, & talk with your doctor about adjusting the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine).

In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & sleep

If extended release Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine), (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) might want to try Melatonin at bedtime, & talk with your doctor about adjusting the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine).
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
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In brief: No, it dose not

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will not cause you to wake up early in the morning.
You have terminal insomnia, which means that you cannot sleep through to the end ( terminus) of your sleep period. It can be caused by emotional issues, pain, and discomfort. Please see the article below on what can be done about it. Always practice good sleep hygiene( google this if necessary) www.Buzzle.Com/articles/terminal-insomnia.

In brief: No, it dose not

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will not cause you to wake up early in the morning.
You have terminal insomnia, which means that you cannot sleep through to the end ( terminus) of your sleep period. It can be caused by emotional issues, pain, and discomfort. Please see the article below on what can be done about it. Always practice good sleep hygiene( google this if necessary) www.Buzzle.Com/articles/terminal-insomnia.
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