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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) bad for me?

Not if. It has been prescribed to you to treat a diagnosed condition after a face to face evaluation and complete examination. If it is the case & u have concern about it, you should talk again to the doctor who prescribed it to u. But if u take it on ur own without any prescription, u take it at ur own risk. Please do not do that ever. Be safe, ok? Read more...
Not for ADHD. Under your additional info it says that you are taking adderall, vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) and strattera. I would question the combination as all are stimulants and usually not used concomitantly. You may want to discuss this with your doctor as the more medicine you take the greater the likelihood for side effects. I always try to keep things simple. Good luck. Read more...
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) If prescribed for your ADHD, it is worth a try. Read more...

What is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) do for me?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is indicated for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (add or adhd). It can help with focus & to decrease distractability. Read more...
Consult your doctor. Since Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is only available by prescription, you should speak to your doctor about whether it is safe to take and whether you have ADHD. The effects are different for people with aDHD and those who do not. Read more...

How is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) metabolized?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Metabolism. occurs by oxidation mostly in the liver but there is kidney involvement so both must be considered. Metabolism produces active compounds that require further metabolism by oxidation and deamination. CYP2D6 is a liver enzyme known to be involved and other medications requiring CYP2D6 may interact though this is usually not significant. Evaluation and monitoring by prescriber is essential. Read more...

Who gets prescribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

ADHD or Sleepiness. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has been approved by the fda for the treatment of adhd as well as excessive daytime sleepiness related to narcolepsy. It is also prescribed by sleep specialists for daytime sleepiness related to obstructive sleep apnea (in conjunction with a CPAP machine). Read more...
Attention problems. Very often, kids with attention, concentration, and impulsivity problems get prescribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). It's best to have a full learning and psychiatric evaluation before doing that, because these medicines are not free of side effects. Adults with similar problems may also be prescribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Other related medicines can help this also, and psychiatrists work with patients to find the the best fit. Read more...

Are all Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) pills capsules?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Nope. There are the immediate release tablets & the extended release (XR) capsules. Read more...
2 formulations. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) intermediate acting form is pills Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR is a long acting form and comes as a capsule. Read more...

How come Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR calms me down?

Helpful chemistry. The Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) calms you becuase it provides chemistry that you nervous system is missing. It helps your nervous system feel and behave more normally. The name stimulant fot eh type of medication can be confusing. Read more...

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the best or only option?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Nope. There are other amphetamine stimulants such as Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) non-amphetamines such as Ritalin, & non-stimulants such as Strattera. Read more...
No one best. There is no one best medication. Among the most common are stimulants such as methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta) and amphetamines (dexroamphetamine-dexedrine, Adderall and Vyvanse). Other medications that can be helpful include Strattera, Provigil, Nuvigil, Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Imipramine. Read more...

What are the true effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Lots . . . Decreased appetite, anxiety, trouble with sleep initiation, altered mood, altered belief in individual capabilities and risk of attempting things you might not; some risk of provoking mania or psychosis in individuals with underlying (but asympotmatic) mood disorders. On plus side, even in absence of ADD, will help focus thinking and increase speed of resolving 'thought' problems (e.g. math). Read more...
How drug works. Increaes NE & especially doapmine actiions by blocking their reuptake & facilitating their release. Enhances dopamine & NE actions in --dorsolaeral prefrontal cortex-may improve attention, concentration, executive function,& wakefulness. Enhances dopamine actions in basal ganglia-- improves hyperactivity. Enhances dopamine/NE in brain regions-MFC, hypothalmus-improves dep., fatigue & sleepiness. Read more...
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Please refer to diagram. Read more...