How do I know if I have I have an addiction to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Addiction=Disease. Have you lost control over your Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) use? Are you suffering from any consequences of the use? If the answer to both is yes, then you may be addicted. In any case, you might want to consult with a professional with experience with stimulant addiction.
Addiction. To adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or to anything else, is characterized by a pattern of use other than as prescribed. So, if you have faked symptoms to get a script or used it to help you stay awake or yo make you feel better, you are already abusing it. Where abuse becomes addiction is a very find line. Don't try to find it. Get help now with an addiction psychiatrist who can help you figure it out.

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Could I develop an amphetamine addiction from adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Possibly. If you are taking your Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) daily as directed by your physician for ADHD / ADD and have no obsession or compulsion regarding the use of this medication, then you are not likely to be addicted. If you are taking it for reasons other than the ADD/ADHD (i.e., for energy, to get the high, etc) then you could likely be developing an addictive problem. Read more...
Yes, considering. that adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) IS amphetamine. If you have problems using adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in ways that are not appropriate, you need to talk to the prescribing doctor. There are safer alternatives to treating ADHD, including a variety of psychological treatments, and medications which have less abuse potential like Stratera (atomexitine). Read more...

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) addiction and withdrawal. How long would withdrawal last?

Talk with your doc. Stimulant-based medications have a short half life relative to many other medicines but the amount you have stored in your body, type (sustained release vs typical) and metabolism factors will determine how long you'll notice withdrawal symptoms. Talk with your doctor about a plan to make this important & courageous step more tolerable. Read more...
Varies. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (combo of 2 kinds amphetamines) works by increasing norepinephrine & dopamine. The 1/2 life is 12 hours, which means that in 60 hours most of it is gone from the serum. W/drawal symptoms include changes in mood, thinking, blood pressure, GI finctions, and eeg. Taking the right dose and gradually tapering off reduces w/drawal symptoms. High doses/shooting may require medical detox. Read more...

Anything to ease Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawals and help with the addiction?

Call 1-888-859-5709. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal can be extremely unpleasant.In order to limit withdrawal, you should not stop taking it suddenly or without your healthcare provider’s approval and supervision. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can cause physical and psychological dependence. Your healthcare provider can slowly decrease your dose a rate that you can tolerate. See: www.Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)abusetreatment.Com/adderall-withdrawal. Read more...

I run 7 day's a week. Should I get one day rest? Since I have been taken Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) I have been exercising like its addiction. Feel great. Bp runs low.

Healthy choices. Glad to hear you exercise. Cross training can be helpful, i.e., power walk, lift, swim, something different a few days a week to avoid too much wear and tear on same joints and muscles or a day of rest/stretching. This can be a positive addiction (see wm. Glasser's book) but can become a negative addiction so be careful to avoid compulsive running. Peace and good health. Read more...

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) addiction thinking about going to detox. Any meds given for amphetamine withdrawl? Just weighing my options.

No meds necessary . Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is out of your system very fast as it has short half life, and does not need medical detox. Talk to your psychiatrist or addiction expert who can guide you in right direction, you will need a supportive environment while you go through psychological detox and rehab. Read more...
As above. U don't need a detox , just talk w u prescribing physician. Read more...
Other Thoughts. I think it is great you are doing this & congratulate you. If you can get into an impatient rehab program you have a much higher likelihood of success. There you can get support & intensive counseling & learn lots about sobriety & build support. Withdrawal can cause rage, anger, sadness, anxiety, paranoia, insomnia, fatigue, & mood swings. Sometimes these symptoms will be treated with medicine go in. Read more...