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Does adderrall increase your blood pressure?

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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Insignificantly

Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & similar meds, have the potential to increase bp, but it is rare in appropriate dosing.
If there is an increase at all, it is generally not clinically significant. Still, we monitor BP at every appointment. And, the other meds you take, as well as fitness and lifestyle habits (like coffee & nicotine use) need be taken into account, if there ever is an apparent increase.

In brief: Insignificantly

Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & similar meds, have the potential to increase bp, but it is rare in appropriate dosing.
If there is an increase at all, it is generally not clinically significant. Still, we monitor BP at every appointment. And, the other meds you take, as well as fitness and lifestyle habits (like coffee & nicotine use) need be taken into account, if there ever is an apparent increase.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
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Dr. Alan Levine
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as well as any other stimulant medication, has been shown to raise blood pressure.
While this may not be of any significance to the majority of takers, caution should be exercised in children with underlying heart conditions and high blood pressure. They should be fully evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist prior to initiation of such treatment.

In brief: Yes

Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as well as any other stimulant medication, has been shown to raise blood pressure.
While this may not be of any significance to the majority of takers, caution should be exercised in children with underlying heart conditions and high blood pressure. They should be fully evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist prior to initiation of such treatment.
Dr. Alan Levine
Dr. Alan Levine
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It Can

Not everyone has increased blood pressure with adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) but increases in heart rate and blood pressure are possible effects of this medicine.
If you have concerns that this is happening it would be good to contact your prescribing physician.

In brief: It Can

Not everyone has increased blood pressure with adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) but increases in heart rate and blood pressure are possible effects of this medicine.
If you have concerns that this is happening it would be good to contact your prescribing physician.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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