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  1. ADHDers - do you take your meds on weekends?
    ... Interesting responses. I just started taking Adderall and it has been great so far. My doc said take them...

  2. normal life
    ... antidepressants, tested me and prescribed 15 milligrams of Adderall XR which is a very low starting dose. It didn’...

  3. taking adderall and very sleepy
    ... Today was my first day of taking adderall and its like i was great then around 1:00 i crashed...
    ... out that one of my best friends had been prescribed adderall xr before. I had no idea that she had ADD...LOL. ... Anyway, she switched back to the regular adderall because she had the same problems. She "crashed" ... anyway so I will mention switching to the regular adderall twice a day instead of the so-called extended release ... version. I didn't really have sinus problems but the adderall (and cylert too) gave me a sore throat occasionally...

  4. cylert?
    ... I asked to try another medication maybe ritalin or adderall but she said no to those and wanted me to try cylert...
    ... children & adults alike). Same with amphetamines ( Adderall /Dexedrine). However, a dr might be hesitant to prescribe ... evaluated by a specialist. The specialist then put me on Adderall & I've been on it ever since. Talk to your dr...
    ... edications first. If she is still hesitant about ritalin or adderall or something else, I might think of seeing another...

  5. newbie: any feedback would be great :0)
    ... was just diagnosed with add. I've been prescribed adderall xr 5mg and i start taking it tomorrow. I'm a little...
    ... I've been on Adderall for a year. I've had ADHD my whole life, plus Panic ... Disorder. Although Adderall has made a huge difference in my life by boosting ... increased my anxiety at times as well. Before starting Adderall I had maybe one panic attack/month. Recently I've ... had as many as 3/week. I'm not totally blaming the Adderall for this, but it definitely hasn't helped my anxiety ... So my dr has put me on Xanax & wants to keep me on Adderall as well since it's helped me so much. So far so good ... . Expect to have side effects with Adderall in the beginning... it's unavoidable. But as your ... side effects will subside. The only negative effect Adderall has had on me (that has lasted) is it made me lose ... lbs to 103 lbs which is way too thin for my taste. Adderall will kill your appetite. Also the anxiety got worse ... work that situation out. Anyway, good luck. Hope Adderall works for you. Keep us posted....
    ... I've heard that the Adderall xr causes the achy feeling and the crash when it wears ... off. I am taking the regular Adderall twice a day and haven't had those problems. Just sometimes...
    ... for depression, GAD, and OCD and I also just started Adderall on Thursday of this week for ADD. I've heard so many ... people say that the Adderall makes them lose their appetite, even my mom who's ... every side effect for the first week or so..but the Adderall really hasn't been that bad. I took 5mg Thursday and...

  6. Adderall for addicts?
    ... doctor, but it doesn’t sound like you even need Adderall – ADHD is far more problematic than a "concentration ... problem" and that is why Adderall is a very strong drug. But maybe I just read too much...
    ... can all lead to poor concentration. Also, asking for Adderall off the bat is not a good idea. Doctors are well aware ... expect to leave with the "good stuff." How do you know Adderall is the "good stuff" anyway? I take Adderall (40 mg ... get things done. If a person w/o ADHD were to take Adderall they'd probably get a buzz. Is that what you're looking...
    ... me on 3 different drugs before finally settling on Adderall (since it can be abused). But to be honest w/ you ... ... Adderall has only benefitted me in this respect... I no longer...
    ... problem, it isn't easy. I am actually on Ritalin, not Adderall , but they are both amphetamine based stimulants. My...
    ... See, the pretty picture in my head is that I take Adderall or Ritlin or whatever five days a week so I'm focused...
    ... t work – well, they didn’t work. Now she is on Adderall and not using drugs because now she can function like...

  7. Adderall XR
    ... Hi - I have been taking adderall for about 4 and a half years now. Adderall has helped ... year of college. I have never had many problems with adderall other than sleeping difficulties. But lately I have...
    ... Bailey, it's not normal and it could very well be the Adderall . Better talk to your doctor about it!...

  8. ADD or Bipolar????
    ... still a problem at work. My doctor added 20mg a day of Adderall last week and so far the combination is working great...

  9. If your child is Dx with ADD
    ... way to go. He is very ADHD,was very depressed on adderall , we were frightened. Tried no meds for awhile he did...

  10. Medications/Side effects??
    ... I've been taking Adderall XR (amphetamine) for about a year. It's made a huge ... than others). A negative side effect I've had with Adderall is unintended weight loss. I was already thin when...
    ... You mentioned in a previous post about getting off adderall for about 3 months b/c of insurance issues. I am currrently ... having to do the same thing. I have been off adderall for 2 days now and I feel soooooo tired! You mentioned...

  11. Doctor reluctant to prescribe Adderall
    ... posted above to him. He also was reluctant to prescribe Adderall , but did prescribe Strattera. I am very happy. I will...
    ... whole trick because the way I could tell after the adderall which I take also wore off the strattera didn't help...
    ... worried about. I understand the reluctance to prescribe Adderall , but my doctors are making me feel like I'm just trying ... call my doctor immediately. Every time we discuss Adderall , my doctors say, "There's a lot of potential for abuse ... addiction with that drug." If my doctor prescribes me Adderall , how can I become addicted? I imagine I'll be taking...
    ... Tried all kinds of things. So, I asked the doctor for Adderall . He was a bit reluctant because he was not as familiar ... with Adderall as he was with Concerta. But, we weren't doing Ritalin ... 30mg once in the morning on school days only. With Adderall you do not have to build up a tolerance like Strattera ... with Strattera, he'll monitor you just as well with Adderall . Sometimes I think it's what the doctors need to ...
    ... That's when my son takes it. As for insisting on a Adderall , I've got to tell you that, in my experience, the ... your doctor had good reasons for not starting you on Adderall . A stimulant like Adderall may very well INCREASE ... the risk is slightly higher with stimulants (like Adderall ). As Bob said, perhaps you don't have ADD at all...
    ... The only reason that I brought up Adderall at all to my doctor is because that is what my sister ... Strattera, I'm very happy. I haven't been insisting on Adderall . It's just that the first time I saw the doctor, he ... would actually prefer a non-stimulant medication over Adderall or Ritalin. At this point, I think that I may look...
    ... months ago I skipped the zoloft and tried my mom's adderall for a few days (I didn't know if I could take them ... together). The adderall gave me more energy than I normally have, but it also ... me incredibly anxious and restless. So, I figured adderall wasn't for me and started taking my zoloft again. ... t treating me) taking zoloft (or a like drug) and adderall together could really help me. So, my mom is coming...

  12. help for my son on Ritalin la 30mg
    ... crying all the time on only a half of starting dose of Adderall . Depression is common with stimulants. Then they tried...
    ... son to the dr's on monday and she did switch him to Adderall 10mg. He seems more like his old self but still in ... there. I'll keep you posted. Its been 3 days on the adderall and he is having a psychiatric eval on friday. His...
    ... son to the dr's on monday and she did switch him to Adderall 10mg. He seems more like his old self but still in ... there. I'll keep you posted. Its been 3 days on the adderall and he is having a psychiatric eval on friday. His...
    ... happy self again, love to hear his laughter. I think adderall is our next choice, would love not to have him on...
    ... Heddy, since your son's Adderall was just changed on Monday and he seems a little better ... while. I'd give his moods time to level out on the Adderall and THEN evaluate whether or not you really think...
    ... helped differently than the stimulants.he is off the Adderall all together. So far on this new med he is happy not...
    ... helped differently than the stimulants.he is off the Adderall all together. So far on this new med he is happy not...
    ... long term. Where if I had kept him on the ritalin or adderall it would have been long term.But thank you for your...
    ... I knew it wasn't right for him,thats when we tried adderall 10mg....after a week on that he seemed worse so we...
    ... all kids are the same. My son is 7 and has been on adderall 10mg for a few yrs now and we was still having problems ... out. This went on for a few months so I changed the adderall from 5 mg twice a day to 10 mg twice a day and nothing...
    ... all kids are the same. My son is 7 and has been on adderall 10mg for a few yrs now and we was still having problems ... out. This went on for a few months so I changed the adderall from 5 mg twice a day to 10 mg twice a day and nothing...
    ... and now im about to graduate from collage. I take adderall , which is the same, but used mostly for adults. I...
    ... release thats a lot but they are different just like Adderall and Reitalin are two different pills. My son is 7 ... sports and he says it has no effect on him unlike the Adderall did....

  13. weepy boy on concerta? any one else expierience?
    ... after MANY different medications i have found that Adderall XR(30mg) is working great.he has been on it for about...
    ... whole thing is like a ---- shoot. My older boy was on adderall and we felt that it caused severe depression in him...
    ... happy, spacey self. We see the Dr. this week I guess adderall might be the next step. D...

  14. How to treat ADD without drugs
    ... I really don't want to take meds anyway. I tried Adderall , but it worsened my pre-existing anxiety and mood...
    ... I really don't want to take meds anyway. I tried Adderall , but it worsened my pre-existing anxiety and mood ... since what I'm studying consumes ALOT of my time. Adderall made me worse and I do fine on ritalin. I only take...

  15. Understanding the differences in medications
    ... medications different from each other? (concerta, adderall , ritilan, dexadrine, etc.) I am trying to make a decision...
    ... system and the difference, I might add, is huge. Adderall contains "mixed salts" of amphetamines. It comes ... as plain Adderall and as Adderall XR (a long-acting version). Dexedrine is composed ... solely of one of the amphetamines in Adderall - dextroamphetamine sulfate. It also comes in a longer ... thought that the methylphenidates are a bit weaker, Adderall stronger, and Dexedrine the strongest. As a result...

  16. loss of appetite on concerta
    ... gained back 6 lbs in 2 weeks. We are now giving him Adderall and he is doing great on it. He has a normal 10 year...

  17. Need advice: Concerta v. Adderall
    ... I also have ADD, I am currently taking Lexapro and Adderall Xr. The Adderall is the best I have been on for depression ... and the Adderall works really good. The problem is Adderall is highly...
    ... Lexapro for depression. I am interested in trying Adderall based on what I've read about it but am not sure how ... did a lot of research on drugs prescribed for ADD. Adderall had just been FDA approved the previous month. I ... liked the idea that the ingredients used in Adderall had been used for thirty years and it had the least ... psychiatrist was happy to write a prescription for Adderall to let me give it a trial run (I could tell he was ... promising drug would work). I was amazed at how well Adderall worked compared to Ritalin. When I reported back ... he had switched almost all of his ADD patients to Adderall . If Concerta isn't working as well as you think...

  18. questions about ADD meds.
    ... understanding things, my doctor precribed me with adderall and I am afraid to take it because of its side effects...
    ... kdelia22, I cannot comment specifically on adderall side effects as I am on Ritalin. I do not detect any ... What is worse? The disorder or the side effects of Adderall ?" The answer is going to vary from person to person...
    ... kdelia22 I have been on adderall xr30mg off and on for about 2 years, it is very addictive...

  19. Adderall XR
    ... Hi, my son is 9 and he's been on Adderall for about 2 years. It has helped him immensely. ... outgrow the need for them, I hope so, but for now, Adderall is saving us a lot of grief! It's amazing that a ... adults - just about everything in the pharmacy. I bet Adderall would have helped us then!...
    ... it on my tongue. What happens if you were to abuse Adderall but not un-purpose. I regularly just took one capsule...
    ... I have been taking Adderall XR for three months now.I started at 10 mil.And i...

  20. Ban ADHD meds
    ... street before. So are you saying overall Ritalin, Adderall is bad for the person who has ADHD, that they should...
    ... Well I was on Adderall then slowly went to Adderall XR. and for 6 years/6 1/2 years. I'm not sure if ... 6 pages of discussion. I heard that supposedly Adderall for those who have ADHD is a safe form of amphetamine...

  21. Adderall withdrawal symptom?
    ... First of all, did you stop taking Adderall suddenly, or did you slowly wean off the drug? Cuz ... you aren't supposed to stop taking Adderall suddenly if you've been on it for awhile. I have ... been on Adderall XR for almost a year now. A few months back I had ... withdrawal. According to Shire (the company that makes Adderall ), withdrawal effects include marked changes in sleep ... If you don't mind me asking, why did you get off Adderall ? Were you having problems with side effects or was...
    ... Thanks for your reply. I got off adderall because i thought it might be causing certain side ... thought maybe the nausea was still being caused by the adderall (or lack of it). but i guess maybe not. And...
    ... Adderall is known to cause stomach upset/nausea in some people ... experiencing most likely has nothing to do with the Adderall . The shaking hands definitely sounds like an Adderall ... your dosage before taking you off the drug? If the Adderall was helping with your ADD/ADHD, maybe you just need...

  22. Add/adhd????
    ... medications uised for the two different symptoms. Adderall vs Ritalin...

  23. ADD and Tics
    ... My 8 year sold has ADD and has been on Adderall 7 months. In the past few days I noticed he's having ... research online that Tics is one of the side offect from Adderall . Is it possible that it will go away once he stops ... Adderall ? If so, how long will this take?? Has anyone else...
    ... If it is, bear in mind a few things. Yes, the Adderall could cause this. On the other hand, tics (especially ... the tics (if that's what it is) will stop when the Adderall is stopped. If it were my child, though, I would ... definitely stop the Adderall for the time-being. Good luck to you and your son...
    ... her back on. Does it matter what kind she takes, ie adderall , ridilan, concerta, long acting, short acting, etc...

  24. Did Adderall slay my hyperactivity
    ... now than you used to although not as much as on the Adderall . The special feeling I'm not sure about - was that ... on Adderall or when you were a hyper, unmedicated kid? I don...
    ... 1990 I started on Ritalin then of 1999 I started Adderall non XR then I think it was of 2002 I started XR.. ... same time hurt me??? I mean nothing's perfect...like Adderall did wonders for me but it's not perfect. The special ... feeling was really when I switched to Adderall and now I don't need medicine. There are rumor's...
    ... anymore I think it's a gift to have hyperactivity. Is Adderall for the hyperactivity meaning does it battle the ... swings...Ritalin wasn't all that nice to me then Adderall did wonders for me literally wonders until one day ... feeling again but one thing's for sure I can't take Adderall anymore I got too used to it. Concerta maybe would...

  25. To those contemplating ADHD meds.
    ... one of these pills and tell me you feel like eating. Adderall was first developed as an appetite suppressant. They...
    ... she is over medicated by being on both strattera and adderall XR?? Seems like too much the girl is 9 and is doing...
    ... one of these pills and tell me you feel like eating. Adderall was first developed as an appetite suppressant. They...
    ... Kierstyn - in answer to your question, yes, Adderall and Strattera can be taken together. There are several...
    ... On the internet it says adderall XR is basically speed and 16 children ahve died form...
    ... On the internet it says adderall XR is basically speed and 16 children ahve died form ... that there have been some childrens' deaths due to Adderall XR and they HAVE withdrawn Adderall XR from the market ... . I can't tell you whether Adderall XR is safe or not. I know that the FDA in our country...
    ... that scared me. I sort of miss my hyperness and Adderall the medicine should be examined for any flaws....
    ... you my experience: My son is also 9 and he's on Adderall . When he's on his med, he hasn't much appetite for...

  26. Which Medication Best Addresses Inability to Focus?
    ... After trying several medications, I've now been taking Adderall for about 2-3 years. While it seems to do the job...
    ... Adderall XR 30mg has helped me a lot I used to be the same ... situations. My only fear is the long term effects from the Adderall ....

  27. please need help with son, im going insane
    ... his quality of life has greatly improved. He is on Adderall and doing great. It is nothing you have done, and...

  28. adderall
    ... no doctor would give adderall to someone who doesnt have add/adhd....

  29. Question about adult ADD/ADHD
    ... medicine for ADD/ADHD??? I definantly can't take Adderall anymore...not sure if I even need medicine anymore ... into ADD... or is it just the reaction of coming off Adderall for 6 years... I want to be sure before I try Concerta...

  30. Very important but odd question, pertaining to Adderall XR 30mg capsules
    ... My adderall comes in blue tablet form but it's 10mg. so I dont...

  31. ADHD and Adderall
    ... author. I like dancing and used to sing alot I heard Adderall is two times more powerful than Concerta. Though ... now I feel Adderall might be too much for me. I went from Adderall 20...

  32. ADD - Speech
    ... absolutely no results. I am thinking about going on Adderall ...Anyone with speech problems find adderall to be...

  33. Strattera and nightmares?
    ... strattera about 2 weeks ago. He was previously on Adderall and still is through the "transition" period. The...

  34. Adderall and mood swings?
    ... I just switched from Ritalin to Adderall a month ago and have some mood swings as well. I ... at least it did for me. What time do you take the Adderall and how many times a day? You may even want to try...
    ... if your not taking Adderall in the morning, you should since you'll be able to ... easily fall asleep), and the irritabilty is normal with adderall /concerta and you mayu want to question continuing...
    ... my 11 yr old was on adderall last year and we took him off. We felt that it caused...
    ... I notice my mood swings are during when Adderall is wearing off. Mood swings are my biggest issue with ... Adderall unfortunantly. It goes anywere from irratability to...
    ... does anybody take adderall xr with effexor?...
    ... Mood swings is the reason my nephew was taken off Adderall by his parents as the doctor would have just kept...
    ... I've been taking Adderall XR for about a year. The first couple months I was ... detached. My dr. urged me to stick it out (since the Adderall was benefiting me in so many other areas) & I'm glad ... away with time, as your body gets used to the drug. Adderall has worked wonders for me. I finally feel like I can ... get things accomplished. udon'tknow - Adderall (or any amphetamine for that matter) + Effexor = potentiall ... combination (Effexor + dextroamphetamine -- a component of Adderall )....

  35. Concerta - Effects different for people w/o ADD?
    ... I feel Adderall might be too much for me. I'm 22 now and I feel like ... feels like I'm on medicine... I still have my 5XR... Adderall but I'm not taking it... what's that mean??? do I ... even need medicine anymore??? I've been on Adderall for 6-7 years, is concerta safe to try??? do I even...

  36. Strattera - Why are so many doctors against it?
    ... difference to me. All the others, including Ritalin and Adderall made her lose weight and sick to the stomach. The...
    ... year old daughter. Diagnosed in 5th grade. First on Adderall . Switched to Concerta so that she could take it only...
    ... was (still is going through transition period) on Adderall . He started having tics and I became concerned with ... some of the things I had heard about the Adderall . I am now becoming concerned 1) that the Strattera...
    ... was (still is going through transition period) on Adderall . He started having tics and I became concerned with ... some of the things I had heard about the Adderall . I am now becoming concerned 1) that the Strattera ... understanding you right in saying that your son is on Adderall right now and hasn't tried strattera yet? I'm not...

  37. O.D.D along with ADHD???
    ... behavior mgmt for his behavior. He has ADHD and is on ADDERALL XR 20mgs. The medicine helps but, he is very defiant...
    ... was about 4, I'm not a dr but i have heard that the adderall can cause aggresion, I know it did with my son ,I ... really hoping it calms him down. good luck with the adderall , how long has he been taking it? ...

  38. HELP!! Need advice on 7 yr. old with ADHD!
    ... didn't last enough for the day. He has now been on Adderall XR for a year. We started out with 5mgs and over the...
    ... the med route again. He now takes 30mg of regular Adderall each school day. We just had spring break and he was...

  39. Concerta vs. Adderall for adult ADD
    ... cranked and things seem really loud . Never tried Adderall though. I guess each type of meds is different for...
    ... and don't like it as well, you can always go back to Adderall ....
    ... I was on Adderall XR for 2 months. I liked it O.K. but I did have the...
    ... you are taking another med in between. I worry that Adderall might be the same way - but I don't actually know...
    ... With Adderall , I had extreme dry mouth and no appetite at all; I ... of concerta has done the same for me as 60mg of the Adderall . I say this knowing the every body is different ... this to stimulate my brain, go figure). Anyway... off Adderall I went back to eating tons of carbs to get energy...
    ... to the list... My experience with Concerta vs. Adderall is that Concerta is a winner- hands down. I was taking ... Adderall XR 25mg for about 7 months and I loved how it made...
    ... I feel Adderall might be too much for me. I'm 22 now and I feel like ... feels like I'm on medicine... I still have my 5XR... Adderall but I'm not taking it... what's that mean??? do I ... even need medicine anymore??? I've been on Adderall for 6-7 years, is concerta safe to try??? do I even ... or should I try a new medicine??? 6-7 years on Adderall ...hmm...I should try Concerta shouldn't I???...

  40. Low dose Adderall vs. Dexedrine&Ritalin
    ... I've been on Ritalin, Adderall , and Dexedrine, and of the three, Dexedrine works ... I did not like Ritalin at all; it felt too harsh. Adderall affected my mood the least of the three, but Dexedrine...

  41. adhd female and no meds are working--HELPP
    ... raised a few BPM. I am going to cut down on my dose of adderall and use a BP med or anti-depressant in combination...

  42. mom wants me to switch to ritalin
    ... Right now i've been taking adderall regular release 15mg 3xday. i have alot of cousins ... they take ritalin. my mom wants me to switch from adderall to ritalin because she said my cousins developed eating ... m scared of ritalin because i dont want to give up adderall , when its not in my system i dont crave it...but i ... have to pull allnighters to study. If i stop taking adderall im afraid i'll start gaining weight. I've heard alot ... of unhappy stories about ritalin addiction. but is adderall addiction worse?...
    ... in my trial with the two adderall worked much better for me, when you say addiction ... it. sounds like your eating good and keeping your adderall doses in pretty good check, and if your having good...
    ... Right now i've been taking adderall regular release 15mg 3xday. i have alot of cousins ... they take ritalin. my mom wants me to switch from adderall to ritalin because she said my cousins developed eating ... m scared of ritalin because i dont want to give up adderall , when its not in my system i dont crave it...but i ... have to pull allnighters to study. If i stop taking adderall im afraid i'll start gaining weight. I've heard alot ... of unhappy stories about ritalin addiction. but is adderall addiction worse? What is worse than addiction is...
    ... different and responds differently to meds. I was on adderall xr 30 mg for 2 weeks, and it made me feel "abnormal ... back on ritalin a week ago, and since I stopped the adderall and went to ritalin, I've been feeling very tired ... week I've been off it. This leads me to believe that adderall is highly addictive and in my experience, more than ... cold turkey a few years ago without any problems. Adderall is stronger, and I feel that it is probably a better ... the severity of the symptoms. But, I do know that adderall withdrawl can be tough, even though I went right into ... different drug(ritalin), I still felt like I needed adderall to function. I don't know, everyone is different ... my veggies and healthy foods again, but while takin adderall , I could only eat fattening foods and it was a small ... pounds in 2 weeks, and I felt that if I stayed on adderall , my cholesterol would shoot up because I couldn't...
    ... switch to ritalin if it doesnt give me the energy boost adderall does. besides ADD, i have narcolepsy from quiting...

  43. How long does it Last?
    ... I am currently on Adderall XR 30 mg. I was wondering how long the effects last ... Prozac 60 mg. Before that I tried Concerta 54 mg. The Adderall XR seems to work the best with me. I feel I am better...

  44. what is siblings' risk of ADHD?
    ... in school, too, but not horribly. A mild dose of Adderall really helps him. We had taken him off of it at one...
    ... also. And I have been diagnosed and finally started Adderall today (yippee) for Adult ADD. I have a niece and nephew ... we have to try and deal with these to. I started Adderall today and I'm praying I see a difference soon I'm...

  45. Should we start meds
    ... swings (agressive then crying for no reason) with Adderall , then the fatigue and sleep problems with Strattera...

  46. concerta/strattera cocktail?
    ... anti also.I'm being weened off my anti as I started Adderall yesterday and since depression/ADD are so closely...

  47. Worried About Newly Medicated Husband
    ... because of his ADD). When I first started taking Adderall , I felt more energetic and organized. I kept thinking...
    ... helpers. Also, my nephew had some experience with Adderall and then Strattera. Mood swings, sleep problems and...

  48. Is someone on Adderall safe to watch baby?
    ... i take adderall everyday. adderall is not a drug that someone should take if they havent ... is what will make them unsafe in watching a child. adderall is a great drug for prople who have a disorder and...
    ... babysitting? does she have her moods undercontrol? the adderall shouldnt be a problem unless she really abuses it ... but abuses the drug where she would overdose. but adderall should not make a person incapable of babysitting...
    ... Adderall can cause slight insomnia, even if you do have ADHD ... A recent study however showed that while people on Adderall had a more difficult time falling asleep, they made...
    ... I recently found out that my sister is addicted to adderall . She from what I know takes 20mg. pills at least ... my 10 month baby. I need some advice please. Is adderall such a powerful drug that it may cause her not to ... tchn9negirl said. For someone that is ADHD/ADD, the Adderall is supposed to calm them down and make them more focussed...

  49. Just Started Adderal Xr!
    ... Go Into That Story, I Was Just Prescribed 30mg Of Adderall Xr 3 Days Ago. All I Can Say Is This Stuff Seems ... After Taking 10mg If I Had To. All I Can Say Is That Adderall Has Given Me Bad Dry Mouth, Insomnia, And Decreased ... m Confused Because I Was Allowed Ritalin And Isn't Adderall Xr More Expensive, Mind You It's Not Generic! They ... In The Fall But I'm Not Sure If I Should Stick With Adderall Or What. Sorry If I Sound Confusing, And Thanks For...

  50. Son Out Of Control
    ... year ago. He went to a specialist who increased his adderall from 20 mg to 70 mg. It has really improved his ability...
    ... Hi Ceshell, my son just turned 13 and is also on Adderall 30mg once daily - regular not xr. He gets angry every ... I've seen on these boards that some kids take the Adderall and something to help the rebound - I just don't remember ... what it is. If you really think it's the Adderall , you may want to switch meds and fast! Adderall has...
    ... . strattera concerta wellabutrin at one point... Adderall is about the only thing that he has been on that really...
    ... to add my 2 cents on the rebound theory. We tried adderall and had the same issues with our son. He was so angry ... on Adderall and when it started to wear off - look out! Although...
    ... when all involved especially my son agreed that the adderall was a better medication for him. As a single parent...
    ... in the same boat. As we increased my 9 yr old sons adderall higher he also started to become depressed, moody ... and destructive. The doctor has taken him off of the adderall and now he is on Seroquel and Wellbutrin. He has been...
    ... old boy, anyway. What we DID experience with the Adderall was a horrible reaction with the changing hormones ... of puberty. Bryson was on Adderall for a couple of years and it worked excellently for ... uctuations, caused by puberty, were reacting badly with the Adderall . We took him off of it, gave him a little time to ... of, puberty, and they are having problems with the Adderall . I wonder how much of it is a clash between the hormones ... & the Adderall ? In a way I hope that's it, because they'll outgrow...
    ... My son is 5'8", 164 lbs and takes 30mg of regular Adderall on school days. He'll be on a drug holiday next week...

  51. What medication can you mix with Adderall for depression?
    ... my doctor was hesitant to prescribe me adderall b/c i was having symptoms in my adult hood and never ... on zoloft for about 2+ years and just started teh adderall recently. please listen to your doctor, but i would...
    ... sure you know that, right? It's not uncommon for Adderall and Zoloft to be prescribed together. You should...
    ... Ryleigh - I take Adderall (10-20mg a day) and Wellbutrin (100mg 2xday) and this...
    ... I take adderall , wellbutrin and Lexapro. This combo is good for me...

  52. Does anyone believe Strattera works?
    ... work for everybody, nor does Ritalin or Concerta or Adderall or whatever. However, there have been studies with...

  53. what is normal adult Adderall dosage?
    ... Wellbutrin in the morning. If I take too much of Adderall in one day I tend to get headaches and bitchy so I ... think less is more with Adderall . I also take a break from it on the weekends that...
    ... I am now on 10mg Adderall XR, how can I get my pdoc to put me on regualr Adderall...
    ... be careful on when you fill your regular release Adderall because not all generic ones are the same. If I...
    ... I am taking 60mg of Adderall 2 times a day every 5 hours and a third dose of 30 ... me on 150mg a day of Wellbutrin XL to go with the Adderall . I question the high dose of Adderall but he says...
    ... I feel Adderall might be too much for me. I'm 22 now and I feel like ... I'm on medicine... I still have my 5XR... Adderall but I'm not taking it... what's that mean??? do I...

  54. Newly Diagnosed - Questions about Focalin
    ... the ADD forum I see a lot of questions with ritalin adderall and stratera, but i was hoping someone might have...
    ... My daughter now takes Focalin after 3-4 years on Adderall XR. We are so much more pleased with the Focalin ... another advantage is that the cost is more than half of Adderall as we don't have insurance that covers this type of...

  55. ADHD?? confused parent would like help!
    ... passing" .... okay our doctor wee see said - his Adderall dosage is low--so maybe his meds are strong enough ... concentrate like he should be.... so we went to 15mg Adderall XR- here is where the problems began.... his mouth...

  56. I have ADD & no health insureance need help
    ... get worse. I feel stupid can't think. I am taking Adderall and Zoloft. I need the Zoloft for the rest of my life ... if not I flip out. The Adderall helps but I feel I need more. Can someone help? :...
    ... get worse. I feel stupid can't think. I am taking Adderall and Zoloft. I need the Zoloft for the rest of my life ... if not I flip out. The Adderall helps but I feel I need more. Can someone help? :...
    ... problems i been having and asked him to put me on adderall . i told him that i might need a higher doseage and...
    ... problems i been having and asked him to put me on adderall . i told him that i might need a higher doseage and...

  57. Most affective medications found for adult A.D.D sufferers?
    ... The one I have been on for the past two+ years is Adderall and it has worked best for me. I don't think that...
    ... and if it doesnt work for you then try another like adderall or something. I wish you the best! hope you find the...
    ... just have to put up with ADD. I've tried Dexadrine, Adderall , and Ritalin; none of them do a thing for me. I seem...
    ... I've tried Ritalin, Adderall , and Dexedrine (I'm ADHD), and Dexedrine was by far...
    ... I'm an adult who has or had ADD. I've quit Adderall , quit alcohol, quit caffeine, quit wheat. I get...
    ... What is Dexedrine ? Is that generic for Adderall ?...
    ... on this one. I have a high tolerance for meds and Adderall XR seems to be the best choice for me. Taking Stattera ... Concerta made me feel detached. However, recently the Adderall has recently lost its effectiveness, and my doctor...
    ... ADHD since early childhood & I'm currently taking Adderall XR (for almost a year now). It's definitely made a ... to increase their dose. In my case, I can tell that Adderall is already not quite as effective as it used to be ... Personally, I lost a lot of weight since starting Adderall , which is unhealthy seeing I was thin to begin with ... your family, you should avoid stimulant meds. The Adderall deaths in Canada were strongly associated with congenital...
    ... Adderall a strong amphetamine wouldn't that be illegal???...
    ... Amphetamines available by prescription include Adderall , Adderall XR, Dexedrine & Dexedrine Spansules. ...
    ... medicine and vitamin suppliments! Worth a try. Adderall and Ritalin are not the same by a lobg shot. Adderall ... more powerful and addictive drug. I'm not against Adderall , but if your doctor tells you it's the same as ritalin...
    ... on this one. I have a high tolerance for meds and Adderall XR seems to be the best choice for me. Taking Stattera ... Concerta made me feel detached. However, recently the Adderall has recently lost its effectiveness, and my doctor ... Do not just keep increasing your dosage! Dexedrine ( Adderall ) is a HIGHLY addictive amphetamine. When it stops...
    ... Technically, Adderall and Dexedrine are not the same medication. Adderall...
    ... Do not just keep increasing your dosage! Dexedrine ( Adderall ) is a HIGHLY addictive amphetamine. When it stops ... actually taken two- and three- day breaks from the Adderall before and found it more effective when I started...

  58. Strattera - tiredness/nausea - how long?
    ... know about your experiences. (PS. we didn't go to adderall b/c it gave him anxiety and sleeplessness - ironic...
    ... know about your experiences. (PS. we didn't go to adderall b/c it gave him anxiety and sleeplessness - ironic...

  59. Adderall and Nexium
    ... dex, my doc said is safe to take the prev and the adderall an hour later, or the adderall and the prev an hour...
    ... Nexium first thing when I wake up -- then take the Adderall XR an hour and half later. I guess I could check the...

  60. Lots of questions about dealing with side effects of adderall
    ... things I've learned during my brief experience with adderall (around 3 months now): Up your dose SLOWLY. Very ... is wacky, I suggest sticking to the regular form of adderall (not RX). This way you can time your doses in a way ... exercise to any relative normal degree of intensity on adderall . Basically - be patient; let your body get used...

  61. add and adults
    ... like 75%%)then the doc will have him/her switch to adderall or some other form of a stimulant. From what I've ... been reading, Adderall works wonders for many too, I think because it's a ... stimulant. Could somebody tell me? Ritalin is what? and Adderall and Dexatrine is a amphetamine right? Anyways, I...

  62. Do you get easily annoyed??
    ... ADD. I have tried taking Dexadrine, Ritalin, and Adderall (not all at once, of course) for the ADD with no results ... something else, but they both insist on keeping me on the Adderall . I couldn't see the point and stopped taking it....
    ... ADD. I have tried taking Dexadrine, Ritalin, and Adderall (not all at once, of course) for the ADD with no results ... something else, but they both insist on keeping me on the Adderall . I couldn't see the point and stopped taking it....
    ... each for the Dexadrine and the Ritalin and I had been Adderall for a couple years. Nothing ever works for me. I...

  63. Is this ADHD
    ... Concerta or any other medication like straterra or adderall although i dont know much about those. But try using...

  64. Adderall dosing (new to ADHD)
    ... rather than give me meds, she wants to see if the adderall can control the symptoms. If so, she hopes that I ... But it's always an uphill battle. I just hope the Adderall can help -- even if it just helps me make a little...

  65. Adderall Success Stories???
    ... helped me. You might benefit taking the regular Adderall instead of the X.R. I take the regular and must take...
    ... Hi My son was switched from Adderall to Strattera (a drug with its own side effects from...
    ... as it is a much newer (ie, less studied) drug than adderall , and he had observed many more instances of negative ... the immediate future I want to continue to work with adderall . Also - and this goes back to balance - I prefer ... forgetting my pills when I was taking the regular adderall . Thanks again for the feedback and sharing your experience ... pyschiatrist is requesting it of all his patients on adderall , after it was pulled from the Canadian market a few...
    ... your message. I am a 35 year old woman who also takes adderall xr, but I take 30mg per day. I've found that I will ... the medication. I used to take 30mg of the regular adderall , and would be so tired, if I missed taking the meds...
    ... even my heart rate increases. I am taking 30 mg of Adderall XR....

  66. Ritalin LA
    ... LA tomorrow, prescribed today. Previously used 20mg Adderall XR or 10 mg regular Adderall to get through days studying ... going to be enough, since I've used higher doses of Adderall before, or will it be different because it's LA? ...
    ... Hi! I dont take adderall but if it is anything like concerta, dosewise, I would ... LA tomorrow, prescribed today. Previously used 20mg Adderall XR or 10 mg regular Adderall to get through days studying ... going to be enough, since I've used higher doses of Adderall before, or will it be different because it's LA? ...

  67. does adderall cause panic attacks?
    ... has anyone out there experienced panic attacks from Adderall ? Yes, Adderall can definitely cause increased ... counteracts much of the benefit you would get from the Adderall anyway. Any of the stimulants can cause increased ... kicks may be *slightly* less likely to cause it than Adderall . You could talk to your doc about trying one of them...
    ... im 18 and ive been on adderall for like 4 or 5 years and i just had a panic attack ... yesterday and i was wondering if the adderall could be the reason i would very much appreciate it...
    ... im 18 and ive been on adderall for like 4 or 5 years and i just had a panic attack ... yesterday and i was wondering if the adderall could be the reason i would very much appreciate it ... please and thank you Considering you've been taking Adderall for 4-5 years with no panic problems, I highly doubt...
    ... a gallon of coffee, etc. Maybee you could lower adderall dosage or add an anti-depressant, perhaps both. :...

  68. Quitting Adderall forever
    ... brother diagnosed, the doctor was hesitant to give him adderall because he tends to have an addictive personality...
    ... addictive, andrenalin, thrill-seeking personality. Adderall curbed most of that. But it had it's side-effects ... right" and "think the right way." It's strange, but Adderall taught me how to think clearer, and now I try to reproduce ... that way of thinking without Adderall . Quitting caffeine, alchol, and eating very healthy ... helps me as much as Adderall ....
    ... have an addictive personality and have found that Adderall does nothing to/for me. I don't have any problems...

  69. Help me please
    ... med. Reason being, stimulant meds (like Concerta, Adderall , Dexedrine, etc) can actually exacerbate anxiety ...

  70. Adderall made me crazy
    ... Is Adderall normally prescribed for people who also have depression...
    ... has been used for years and appears to be very sare. Adderall seems to be a potent stimulant because I was reading ... loss and a lot of other symptoms. I'm scared to take Adderall , however, I did read a lot of postive responses related...

  71. Don't let Adderall be your only drug or it will get you down
    ... I've never taken Adderall alone. I always have taken an anti-depressant along ... it. My doc who diagnosed me won't even prescribe Adderall or Ritalin to the ADD patients without an anti-depressant...
    ... I Wanted To Know If Anyone Knew Of Adderall Xr Being Linked To Any Related Suicides. My Son Was ... 14 And Was On Adderall Xr For About A Year And Ahalf And On Dec.30, 2004 ... Weeks Before Hand That He Did Not Like Taking The Adderall Because He Didn't Like The Way It Made Him Feel ,...
    ... Have you spoken with your son's physician about his Adderall dosage? Again, my thoughts and prayers are with...
    ... so true. but i am taking zoloft with the adderall but i can not take the two together. i will take the ... zoloft for a few days then take adderall when i work but it does seem to help i need both at...

  72. Adderall and exercise
    ... t believe all the hype you read about how "scary" Adderall is. Everyone reacts differently to meds. If you're ... healthy person, you probably have nothin to worry about. Adderall deaths are mainly linked to people with predisposing ... heart problems. I've been taking Adderall XR (20 mg/two times a day) since last fall & it's ... get occasional mood swings which are aggravated by Adderall . That's about it though. So far, I've been pretty ... regularly, but don’t do the cardio I used to do. Adderall is already making your heart work harder & heavy exercise ... may want to consider taking a multivitamin. 6. Adderall (or any stimulant for that matter) tends to be dehydrating...
    ... t believe all the hype you read about how "scary" Adderall is. Everyone reacts differently to meds. If you're ... healthy person, you probably have nothin to worry about. Adderall deaths are mainly linked to people with predisposing ... heart problems. I've been taking Adderall XR (20 mg/two times a day) since last fall & it's ... get occasional mood swings which are aggravated by Adderall . That's about it though. So far, I've been pretty ... regularly, but don’t do the cardio I used to do. Adderall is already making your heart work harder & heavy exercise ... may want to consider taking a multivitamin. 6. Adderall (or any stimulant for that matter) tends to be dehydrating...

  73. Sorry one more question, could it be an "IQ" problem or add?
    ... how the Ritalin is working for you. I just started Adderall today, and I feel incredible already!!!...
    ... how the Ritalin is working for you. I just started Adderall today, and I feel incredible already!!! Hey Blue...

  74. The Today Show: Diff between methamphetamine and methylamphetamine?
    ... is considered a milder stimulant than dexedrine or adderall (amphetamines) methamphetamine is the most powerful...

  75. Has anyone ever considered that "ADD" could simply be a personality type??
    ... brain scan....my nephew was diagnoised ADHD and given Adderall without any brain scan, thus no diagnostic test to...
    ... concerned, but with all the recent news, I am (he's not on Adderall , but IS taking a long-acting stimulant along with...
    ... concerned, but with all the recent news, I am (he's not on Adderall , but IS taking a long-acting stimulant along with...
    ... Jen My nephew ADHD diagnoised never had rage but Adderall did make him more aggressive/definant when he was...


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