When can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) be used for weight loss?

If you have ADD. . Those who take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for weight loss may find that they need to constantly up the dosage in order to achieve the same appetite suppressing results. Once the dosage of this medication becomes too high it can start causing psychological and physical dependency.
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is for ADHD. A person with attention deficit disorder, with or without hyperactivity, can be on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or another stimulant as treatment. The stimulants tend to decrease one's appetite, so weight loss may be a side effect of the medication. If the person is overweight, the side effect can be helpful. If the person is already thin, then the appetite suppression is an unwanted side effect.

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Should I be expecting weight loss if I just started adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effect. Not necessarily. But, often those on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) experience a loss of appetite or less hunger and thus eat less....Leading to some weight loss. But, you cannot count on it. Hope that helps. Read more...

What to do if I think my friend is taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for weight loss.?

Not Approved. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not fda-approved for weight loss. It must be taken under the supervision of prescriber for approved purposes (adhd & narcolepsy) but may have secondary effect like weight loss. If you are concerned that your friend may be taking it for the wrong reason you may wish to express to friend your concern and advise your friend to consult prescriber. Read more...

At what point in taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) do I need to worry about weight loss? Will it become unhealthy?

Weight. usually weight loss is only for first few weeks then you become tolerant of the appetite suppression quality to the med. if you continue to lose weight see md. Read more...

Insanely jealous of friends rapid weight loss. Can I also take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Not recommended. First of all, unless medically necessary, u want to have gradual & steady weight loss instead of rapid weight loss. People with rapid weight loss usually will not be able to maintain whatever drugs/diet they are on and will gain everything back and more. Second, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not a weight loss drug. It can cause dependency, depression, psychosis. Aggressive behavior, severe high blood pressure... Read more...
No! Stick to realistic lifestyle changes - they will work better for you in the long run. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a short term answer with a lot of risk and downside. Read more...

What is the appropriate dose of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for weight loss? I take it for ADD and was wondering how much weight loss I could expect. I take 10 mg XR

No dose. of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is appropriate for weight loss purpose. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is intended for ADD primarily. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has side effects including addictive potential which can be dangerous without careful medical supervision. Please read lots of great weight loss advice by many doctors here on HealthTap: https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/Healthy-eating and https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/Lose-weight Best wishes. Read more...