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Will aderall cause weight loss, how much, and how fast?
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Dr. Andre Berger
Cosmetic Surgery
6 doctors agree
In brief: Not for weight loss
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) should not be prescribed or taken for weight loss.
Its primary indication is for the treatment of add or adhd. It's an ampehetime-like drug, so one of the side effects may be some appetite suppression. However, using it for weight loss is below the standard of medical care and potentially dangerous.

In brief: Not for weight loss
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) should not be prescribed or taken for weight loss.
Its primary indication is for the treatment of add or adhd. It's an ampehetime-like drug, so one of the side effects may be some appetite suppression. However, using it for weight loss is below the standard of medical care and potentially dangerous.
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant medication intended for people with adhd.
It is not approved as an aid for weight loss. The best way to lose weight is to reduce calories by eating smaller portions and foods with fewer calories. If you're not sure how to start, check out one of these sites: http://www.Choosemyplate.Gov/weight-management-calories.Html or http://www.Eatright.Org/public.

In brief: Depends
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant medication intended for people with adhd.
It is not approved as an aid for weight loss. The best way to lose weight is to reduce calories by eating smaller portions and foods with fewer calories. If you're not sure how to start, check out one of these sites: http://www.Choosemyplate.Gov/weight-management-calories.Html or http://www.Eatright.Org/public.
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