If I take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) how long before I can breast feed again? And will "pumping and dumping" work?

Found in breast milk. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is secreted in breast milk and thus not recommended. The half-life of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is about 11-13 hours for adults (9-11 hrs for younger kids)--time it takes for half of the med to get out of your system. So, about 3-4 days after last dose should be in the safe time-frame to resume breast feeding. If yhou are concerned, consult your doc...Good luck.
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is secreted. In breast milk and it is not advisable to breast feed as long as you take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Stimulants like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) are harmful to a growing brain on an infant with future mental and physical health repurcussions.

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I took one 10 mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) how long until I can breast feed again?

Immediately. That tiny dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not going to adversely affect your baby.There are many moms on add meds who breast feed, but any medications taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding should be discussed with your docs, whether prescription or over-the-counter. I'm more concerned you took a one time dose of any med - was it prescribed or what was reason for using it? Don't experiment if breastfeeding. Read more...

Can I take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) while breast feeding?

Excreted in the milk. This amphetamine mixture is excreted in the breast milk in significant amounts & is considered a toxic exposure for a baby that is worse in the newborn period but less so as the baby gets older. Read more...
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Contraindicated due to transmission into breast milk. Read more...

I'm breast feeding & want to know if I take my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in the a.M. How many hrs do I have to wait b4 nursing again? Not XR its the salts (tablets)

Not a timing issue. Milk is being made continuously and exposure to Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will show up in the milk, most within the first 8 hours after consumption.At theraputic (prescribed) amounts it is considered relatively safe.Caution is advised for infants sensitive to the drug showing hyper irritability, insomnia & reduced weight gain. Any overuse should be met with a 24hrs of pump/dump period before resuming med. Read more...

How long does adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) stay in your breast milk?

Probably 5-7 days. The duration that ANYTHING stays in breast milk's variably contingent upon lots of factors but the most important ones would be when the patient STOPPED a particular medication, the expected half life of that medication, and how frequently the woman breast feeds, pumps, etc. A reasonably safe period of time to wait for all this medication to clear out is 5-7 days. Check with your OB/GYN to be sure. Read more...

I have been prescribed Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and have been experiencing a reoccurring painless muscle spasm/twitch under my left breast. What can this be?

Fasiculation. It may be a benign muscle twitch or fasiculation. May or may not be related to the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine).. Try not taking it over the weekend and if it goes away and then comes back when you restart the med, then you have your answer...(and you may need to change ADD/ADHD meds if it is annoying you). Read more...
Possible side effect. It could be that the twitching is a side effect of the Adderal or it could be from something else. Did it ever happen before? Time to speak with your doctor. Read more...

I have a 1 month newborn whom I formula feed and I also take 10mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) once daily. Is it safe to start to breastfeed her with this medication?

Your psychiatrist, . pediatrician & you need to discuss the benefits to you & your baby of your low-dose Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) vs. the potential risk to your baby. Amphetamines pass easily into breast milk. It is an FDA Class C drug in pregnancy. There are no human studies on risk in pregnancy & lactation, but some exposed babies become irritable & sleep less. See CHADD.org to explore ADHD coaching & environmental manipulations. . Read more...

If I take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in the morning can I breastfeed my baby at night. He is 5 months old.

Yes. Relatively safe. In a small study of 4 mothers who received 15-45 mg per day, no undesirable effects were noted in any of the 4 infants. However, a higher dose is taken for nontherapeutic use, withholding breast feeding for 24 hours is recommended. Read more...
Yes. absolutely. You body's metabolism for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will clear the medication as long as you are not on the xr type, and as long as the dose is not too high. There are safer medications for the treatment of adhd in breast feeding. You should ask your prescriber. Read more...