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Does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) give me sensitivity to light?

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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: Not directly.

But Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can "intensify" a person in various ways -including adding to one's sensitivity or reactivity.
If so, more personalized dosing may help, as may using a combination of meds that helps limit reactivity. There is however 1 possible mechanism for light sensitivity: in the rebound phase after med is worn off, the pupils may be more dilated, enabling more light to flood the eye.

In brief: Not directly.

But Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can "intensify" a person in various ways -including adding to one's sensitivity or reactivity.
If so, more personalized dosing may help, as may using a combination of meds that helps limit reactivity. There is however 1 possible mechanism for light sensitivity: in the rebound phase after med is worn off, the pupils may be more dilated, enabling more light to flood the eye.
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