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What're the long term effects of taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 25mg twice a day for two years?

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Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Psychiatry
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Currently Adderall is prescribed to treat symptoms that cause a current impairment.
If it is effective, one long-term consequence will be the ability to function, hold a job, etc for the years involved. There is some evidence that Ritalin (methylphenidate) (a different drug) in primary school children can lead to a benefit that lasts for a year or more. Data on Adderall are unclear. Addiction risk is another issue.

In brief: See below

Currently Adderall is prescribed to treat symptoms that cause a current impairment.
If it is effective, one long-term consequence will be the ability to function, hold a job, etc for the years involved. There is some evidence that Ritalin (methylphenidate) (a different drug) in primary school children can lead to a benefit that lasts for a year or more. Data on Adderall are unclear. Addiction risk is another issue.
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