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Effects of taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for add and hyperactivity the same time?

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Dr. Donald Haupt
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) effective

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is very effective in treating both the hyperactive and inattentive symptoms of adhd.
It usually has a calming and a focusing effect. The crucial thing is to work with the doctor to adjust the dose carefully to get both the best effect and to minimize any side effects. One dose does not fit all, and you have to pay attention to when you take it, when it wears off, relation to meals, the e.

In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) effective

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is very effective in treating both the hyperactive and inattentive symptoms of adhd.
It usually has a calming and a focusing effect. The crucial thing is to work with the doctor to adjust the dose carefully to get both the best effect and to minimize any side effects. One dose does not fit all, and you have to pay attention to when you take it, when it wears off, relation to meals, the e.
Dr. Donald Haupt
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Dr. Glen Elliott
In general, focus and attention respond to lower doses than do hyperactivity and impulsivity, but people vary enormously in terms of what dose works best with fewest side effects.
Dr. Emmett Miller
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Often, yes

When the hyperactivity is a part of the add (i.
e. Adhd), this is usually positively impacted by adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). If the hyperactivity is the result of a separate process, such as nervousness, it could actually make it worse.

In brief: Often, yes

When the hyperactivity is a part of the add (i.
e. Adhd), this is usually positively impacted by adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). If the hyperactivity is the result of a separate process, such as nervousness, it could actually make it worse.
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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: I don't understand

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