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Old 04-12-2009, 10:42 AM   #1
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BP drop with adderall

I have been on adderall xr 20 mg in the morning and 20mg in the evening. my doctor threw in 5 to 10mg ir when I needed it. My bp has dropped to 94/67. I am worried it has dropped so much and sometimes I feel short of breath.

my weight dropped 25 pounds since I have taken it already, could that be causing the bp drop?

 
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Re: BP drop with adderall

That's a lot of adderall. I would be up all night if I took 20 mg in the evening. I would also have thought that it would raise your bp. Interesting that it has the opposite effect.

 
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Re: BP drop with adderall

I know people on a lot more. I started out on 5mg, then up to 10 and my doctor slowly increased it. I take it for fatigue, not adhd so that might be the reason. I was on provigil and it didnt help much and it actually did raise my bp.

 
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