It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

ADD / ADHD Message Board

Got Prescribed Adderall XR Today

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-15-2011, 11:50 AM   #1
ADDAngelxoxo's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 3
ADDAngelxoxo HB User
Thumbs up Got Prescribed Adderall XR Today

So I've been seeing a therapist for the last few months and today I saw the psychiatrist for the first time. My therapist seemed to think my anxiety ruled all, but the doctor told me it was probably my ADD that was causing a lot of my anxiety, especially since I have so many panic attacks at school because of test anxiety.

He put me on generic XR Adderall 20mg a day. I took one a couple hours ago, and already I can feel the difference. He was afraid it may make my anxiety worse, but so far so good!

I'm thinking when college starts back up in January that it'll be a lot easier for me to achieve good grades. I know this isn't a miracle drug, but I can't help but feel that it's going to help me out tremendously!

Question, does the generic work any differently than the brand name? Anyone know? Thanks!

The Following User Says Thank You to ADDAngelxoxo For This Useful Post:
LessStress38 (12-16-2011)
Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 12-15-2011, 01:07 PM   #2
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posts: 56
mchavers1 HB Usermchavers1 HB User
Re: Got Prescribed Adderall XR Today

I've read your concerns. The effect of low Glutathione levels in children suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Redox Rep. 2006;11(4):163-72. Department of Medical Chemistry, Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) belongs to the neurodevelopmental disorders charaterized by impulsivity, distractibility and hyperactivity. In the pathogenesis of ADHD genetic and non-genetic factors play an important role. It is assumed that one on non-genetic factors could be oxidative stress.

This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigated the influence of intercellular reduced Glutathione and oxidized Glutathione in children suffering from ADHD and total antioxidant status (TAS). This is the first investigation of the redox Glutathione state in relation to ADHD.

RESULT: One month of Glutathione administration caused a significant decrease in oxidized Glutathione and a highly significant increase in Glutathione levels as well as improvement of Glutatione/oxidized Glutathione ratio inconparison to a group of patients taking a placebo. TAS in children with ADHD was decreased in comparison with reference values. Glutathione administration normalized the TAS of ADHD children in this study.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Concerta to Adderall? Shmiggy ADD / ADHD 2 08-29-2011 03:57 PM
I think i have ADD or depression...i tried adderall... :/ help? mccmelissa ADD / ADHD 10 03-05-2011 05:57 PM
Taking days off adderall??? mikey1979 ADD / ADHD 3 01-21-2011 01:12 PM
Just prescribed Adderall, and have questions... skyp56 ADD / ADHD 8 08-19-2010 02:35 PM
*important* forced to switch from adderall to ritalin temporarily because out of USA ILoveKnowledge ADD / ADHD 4 06-21-2010 04:36 PM
27 year old male with questions about newly prescribed medication. Please Help! cme12299 ADD / ADHD 4 02-10-2008 05:38 PM
Newly diagnosed - Questions about prescribed Adderall Madsmom876 ADD / ADHD 1 01-06-2008 01:32 AM
Second day on adderall xr went to er with high bp and heartrate A2K511 ADD / ADHD 6 02-04-2005 07:53 AM
Can you be prescribed Adderall/Dexedrine with a history of recreational drug use? Sarah22 ADD / ADHD 9 01-15-2005 01:47 AM
My son has just been prescribed Strattara. Alex's*Mom ADD / ADHD 2 05-01-2003 02:00 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:41 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!