Is it okay to stop taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cold turkey? Or should you gradually ween off? If so, for how long?

Could. Some people can come off of it cold turkey, some need to gradually taper off. It is best and safest to taper off of it under the guidance of your physician. How long and how quickly depends on if you have withdrawal symptoms and how severe. For the most part, most people can quit cold turkey.
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Other than recurrence of adhd symptoms, should be ok if low dose & short duration of use. Please discuss with your prescribing doctor before stopping any medications abruptly.

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I want to take a drug holiday from Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). I usually do it cold turkey, but my doctor wants me to taper. How long would it take to taper down?

Depends... Discontinuing a drug abruptly can cause side effects just like taking one can! Especially with a stimulant, like Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the opposite bodily reactions can occur. Some patients do stop the medication for the weekend without problems. However, this is on a case-by-case basis. It also depends on the formulation being taken (XR or long acting vs immediate release) and dose. Read more...

Is it safe to stop recreational use of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) IR (60 mgs per day for 5 straight days) cold turkey or should I wean off dosing over a series of days?

Either is safe. Since Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is,short acting, you can just stop although weaning will be more comfortable with less of a crash. What do you mean recreational use,of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? Is this prescribed for you? 60mg is the maximum daily dosage and this,sort of use could be dangerous without supervision. Read more...

I have been on bupropion sr 150mg and have recently started taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) er. Is it safe for me to quit the bupropion "cold turkey? "

I have some concerns. According to your medication list, you are on three ssris, and were on bupropion as well? In addition to both Buspirone and valium? I have a great deal of concern about this polypharmacy. There is no known discontinuation syndrome for bupropion, so it should not be an issue, but i would strongly suggest a second opinion about this level of treatment - 3 ssri's are not, in my opinion, rational. Read more...
Do not stop abruptly. Stopping bupropion abruptly may result in the following withdrawal symptoms: irritability, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, nightmares, headache and parasthesias. The cautious way is to taper gradually down 50mg per week. Rec.: see your prescribing physician for medication adjustment. Read more...
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Stop taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR how long does it take to get out of your system?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR. The effect of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr is usually between 8 and 12 hours. It is completely out of the body by the morning. It does not accumulate in the brain. Every day is a new day. Read more...

I have been taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 20 mg's for three months. I weight 185lbs how long will it take to pass a urine test?

Why prescribed? It is my understanding that there are several factors that could contribute to persistent evidence of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in your system, but it should all be out within a week and usually sooner. In my experience, if you have legitimately been prescribed Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for add, then there should not be a problem with most employers having it show up on a urine screen. Read more...
Prescription? If your Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is prescribed, simply show your prescription and there will be no problem on your urine test. Read more...

If I am taking 25mg of adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) how long does it take till its out of my system?

Fair quickly. If it's Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr, it is barely detectable in the bloodstream the next morning. Treatment benefits typically last from 8-12 hours, depending on the person and the dose. Immediate-release Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is out of the body about twice as fast. Read more...

How long does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) take to leave my system?

Quickly. Trace amounts of the med could be found for a few days, but there should be no active effect of the med by the next full day. Read more...

On average, how long will Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 30mg last?

Duration of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) If the dose is appropriate for you, expect the duration of action to be between 9 and 12 hours. Read more...