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  1. another question for retalin users!
    ... that Ritalin doesn't work on have better success with Adderall ....
    ... Ritalin does not work after this trial, Dexedrine or Adderall is usually tried, then moving on to non-stimulants...

  2. Police Officer diagnosed with Adult ADD, will I bust a drug test?
    ... have been diagnosed with Adult ADD and prescribed Adderall 10mg. I am concerned about having to take "amphetamines ... haven't started yet). Will they say I can't take Adderall while on duty? If I was to take a drug test will...
    ... codeine as prescribed would be ok, right? And just as Adderall is an amphetamine, codeine is an opiate. Amphetamines ... doctors would probably go to bat for you and explain how Adderall works on the ADD brain - ie in a way supposedly counter...

  3. HELP!!12 yr son - ADHD - no respect, never thinks about what he does
    ... personality was slowly changing when he was put on Adderall . Nothing as bad as you are describing, but he was ... aggressive at some times....he ended up not being on the Adderall for very long so the behavior stopped. I do remember...

  4. becalm'd longterm effectivity
    ... include l-tyrosine as well? because of side effects with adderall et al? thanks....

  5. ADHD & OCD 10 yr. old son- Out of Control
    ... any time release meds- we have found that regular Adderall works the best for him. Cj...
    ... because of His ADHD and trying to control it. Hes now on adderall . He says he feels calms and can control and concentrate ... enough so he delibertly gets things wrong on purpose. Adderall is helping him with his anger, suicial thoughts hes ... this dosnt help. I m deciding weather to keep him on adderall still maybe we should just do a herb drug...

  6. a few questions.
    ... from Strattera(every other day give 1) and prescribed adderall xr 5 mg.He said to give 5 or 10 mg a day.When I gave...

  7. ODD - Psychological assessment
    ... on any of the longer lasting medications, such as Adderall or Concerta? It seems that some meds will make kids...
    ... than the Ritlin; possibly other successful meds; eg. Adderall or Dexedrin; I read and heard good things on the Dexedrin...

  8. Perpetually confused
    ... it helpful when used in addition to a small dose of adderall or dexedrine. there are several posters here who do...

  9. Adderall XR Dosage Question - Help Please!
    ... Adderall is NOT dosed by weight but by individual chemistry ... . When starting on Adderall , it should be prescribed at a low dose and gradually...
    ... Upon starting Adderall I realized that everybody is different. I started...

  10. adderall or dexedrine for adult adhd?
    ... oamphetamine causes less peripheral (sp?) side effects than adderall does. dexedrine spanules also have a shorter duration ... of about 6-8 hours compared to 12 hours the adderall has. i would change to the dexedrine if you are...

  11. Adderall Vs Concerta/Weight loss
    ... Marie, I haven't taken Adderall so I didn't answer sooner. You are on a relatively...
    ... and am now taking 36mg. I will tell you that I took Adderall about 3 years ago and had a horrible experience with ... was 5'8" tall and 140 lbs. I lost 30 lbs while on Adderall !!!!!! I definately could not afford to lose that...
    ... I was just wondering - when you quit taking Adderall did you have a hard time "stopping"' the medication...
    ... To all of you, my nine year old son is taking adderall 25mg. He went from 92 to 86lbs, not bad, but it works...
    ... My son,,,,who is now 12, took Adderall about 4 year ago, and ended up with terrible TICS ... taking Depakote. As i recall back when he was on the Adderall , he did not have any weight loss. sorry about the...

  12. can retilin hurt you?
    ... to many who saw in a magazine that some kid snorted adderall in a bar. Prominent cardiologists in the southeast...
    ... to many who saw in a magazine that some kid snorted adderall in a bar. Prominent cardiologists in the southeast...
    ... because my nephew was diagnoised with ADD. He first took Adderall . This helped him in school, but after awhile some...
    ... a sister that's roomates cousin heart blew up from adderall ...because when it all boils down to it, there is...
    ... a sister that's roomates cousin heart blew up from adderall ...because when it all boils down to it, there is...
    ... a sister that's roomates cousin heart blew up from adderall ...because when it all boils down to it, there is...
    ... medical establishment on drugs such as Ritalin or Adderall as well. I don't personally attack anyone on these...
    ... Ritalin doesn't stimulate the release of dopamine, like Adderall . This is the reason Methylphenidate isn't dangerous...
    ... Ritalin doesn't stimulate the release of dopamine, like Adderall . This is the reason Methylphenidate isn't dangerous ... and fatigue. I know because my nephew was taken off Adderall , then Strattera, for such problems. Off the drugs...
    ... swings(crying for no reason and aggressiveness) on Adderall and sleep/fatigue problems on Strattera. So they dropped...

  13. So confused about teenage son
    ... making the best grades of my life. Now I'm taking Adderall with no unusual problems. There is hope. I plan...

  14. spelling
    ... inattentive. I take Wellbutrin SR @ 400 mg and 5-10 mg of Adderall XR. I also do many other treatments, such as diet...
    ... and brainfog - brainfog, how have you liked the adderall ? to my surprise, my naturopathic doc who is generally...
    ... and brainfog - brainfog, how have you liked the adderall ? to my surprise, my naturopathic doc who is generally ... for inattentive ADD. It seems that Ritalin and Adderall are on different "sides of fence".. The ADDers that ... like Adderall don't like Ritalin (or it just doesn't work for them ... ), and the people who like Ritalin don't like Adderall . It probably has to do with different AD/HD subtypes...

  15. Adderall Question Please Help!
    ... symptoms at all...After 3 weeks we then have put him on Adderall XR as he wasn't ready to be med free yet... (From ... what I have heard and read--Concerta, Adderall , Ritalin...--are stimulants and taken for ADHD reasons...
    ... similar situation to you although I have been using Adderall for about a year now. I really did need that time...

  16. Adderall Tolerance?
    ... I started Adderall a little over a year ago and it was amazing. My life...

  17. Weepy????
    ... Has anyone else had a problem with Adderall with weepiness? I swear I can cry over the stupidist...
    ... proven, or even studied for that matter, but to me, adderall makes me an all around more emotional guy. I watched...
    ... an anti-depressant to take in conjunction with the adderall . i don't recommend it, b/c then when you come off...

  18. Manic to ADD????
    ... am now on Wellbutrin (I still have depression) and Adderall and have never felt better in my life. Has anyone...

  19. Ritalin Timing Question
    ... on the NHS). You can get things like Concerta, Adderall or even Strattera (which is very new here in the UK...

  20. Adderall - vs - dexedrine
    ... drug use. Im surprised my doctor even persribed me adderall , but he knows im not a stimulant abuser, mainly a ... I took a 2 page test and he perscribed me 10mg of adderall 2x daily per month. Adderall has 4 different amphetamin ... stimulation(nervousness, anxiety). Note, he did state that adderall does have its good points, and actually is better ... all night). But the first 3 days, i took my 10mg adderall too late, and was up online till 8 am, so i now take ... my adderall before 4or 5pm, even though im a night owl. I also ... daily to counteract any anxiety or stimulation from adderall which seems to work well. I vary from 5mg to 10mg ... anxiety or stimulation. I guess different people vary. Adderall seems to be the in the middle, most variety of amphetamines ... similar to methamphetamine. But My mixutre of adderall 5-10mg 2x a day, with klonopin 1mg 2-3x a day, i find ... you get a person who is a speed freek, he will abuse adderall . Just like people abuse benzos, alcohol, opiates, ... ect. Adderall , tends to release dopamine from the nucleaus acummbens...
    ... for the drug lesson. I was unaware of how different Adderall was from plain old dexedrine. I sure as heck don...

  21. Bad short term memory...ADD?
    ... diagnosed with ADD since he's 6. He currently takes Adderall XR 25mgs. His Neurologist performed 2 EEGS, one in...
    ... experienced a shyncopy (sp) or a reaction to not taking his Adderall XR for the time he was in the hospital. I discounted...

  22. Teacher's aid wants your advice
    ... definitely what Cooper has? He takes Strattera and Adderall RX to manage his symptoms. His teacher was well...
    ... Meds like Strattera (although a non stimulant), Adderall RX, Concerta all deliver external stimuli to the nerves...

  23. Difference between adhd and bipolar in children
    ... medications often prescribed for ADHD (Dexedrine, Adderall , Ritalin, Cylert) have been known to escalate the...

  24. Stratera thoughts
    ... one week after stopping the Stratera then will start Adderall . We'll see how that goes......
    ... happened! Tommorow I'm off completely then start Adderall a week later....
    ... I started the Adderall XR today. I don't know if I feel different or not...
    ... sit through any lengthy meetings since I started on Adderall XR. I made it through one that was 2.5 hours and...
    ... sit through any lengthy meetings since I started on Adderall XR. I made it through one that was 2.5 hours and...
    ... I should change the thread to " Adderall Thoughts". I've been on Adderall XR for about a week...
    ... the whole idea of it. i then went on 30mg of adderall XR. That has been and still is great. I'm still...
    ... the whole idea of it. i then went on 30mg of adderall XR. That has been and still is great. I'm still...
    ... pain afterward. Now that I'm off Stratera and on Adderall XR, this has returned to normal. The most interesting ... off Stratera. It's been roughly three weeks on Adderall XR. It's been great so far. I'm really more assertive...
    ... everyone is different. I just think the amphetamines in adderall just mesh with my body really well. Hate to say this...
    ... with them! I have seen no side effects yet with Adderall XR. I'm not 'zombied out' like I was on Stratera...
    ... started Stratta in February after having to come off the Adderall . There was some improvement, but was not nearly as ... focused as he had been with the adderall . So they upped the dose about a month and a half...
    ... I just went to the doctor to day and he bumped my Adderall XR from 10 mg per day to 15 mg per day. So far, 10...
    ... I was taking 10mg of Adderall a day, but while I was taking it, my heart wasn't ... with anything stimulant related, so that rules out Adderall , and Ritalin. The only other one my doc has really...
    ... I am now taking 15 mg of Adderall XR. I feel good, but I'm not really noticing much...
    ... The doctor just upped my Adderall XR dosage from 15 mg to 30 mg. It's only been a couple...
    ... going on and got off of the Stratera. I then tried Adderall XR, up to a dose of 30 mg. The Adderall XR had a ... either. I was rampped up to 30 mg per day. I took Adderall for three or four months. By the end, I was finding ... being easily distracted at other times. So I'm off Adderall and starting Ritalin long lasting today. I just took...
    ... to keep posting their experiences. I went from adderall to concerta to ritalin to strattera, which I am still...

  25. Just Diagnosed W/Adult ADD
    ... Have you ever tried taking adderall or ritalin? Since they are central nervous system...
    ... that I had it I am now in my late 30's. I've been on adderall and ritalin and now I am taking adderall xr 30mg....

  26. help with my son
    ... Please help me with my son.....first he was on Adderall and it made him really layed back and he wasnt eating...
    ... Please help me with my son.....first he was on Adderall and it made him really layed back and he wasnt eating...

  27. Strattera for ADD or ADHD?
    ... but she needed something for her adhd so we tried adderall and she started back doing it.Now we are trying strattera...

  28. Anybody with ADHD + Social Anxiety taking Adderall?
    ... hi fuzzybaffy. i have been taking 20mg of adderall xr on just about a daily basis for 8-9 months. the ... taking lexapro for depression/anxiety on top of the adderall . so far, 2 weeks into that and things seem to be ... the add. i do know others who have had success with adderall despite their anxiety problems, so perhaps it might...

  29. Depression w/ Concerta
    ... not taking them it went away. This was mostly with adderall for me, but all of them can cause it. Another...

  30. Adderall XR vs Adderall
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    ... Brenda, my son is doing great with a combination of Adderall RX and Strattera. The great thing that has happened ... side effects of each other. He started out on just Adderall RX, it didn't work to well. Then we switched to Concerta ... kept him up at night and very emotional. Back to the Adderall RX which was working as long as we upped his dosage ... month. Now he is on 25 mg of Strattera and 15 mg of Adderall RX. He is almost 8, weighs 49 lbs. He is eating...

  31. High Blood Pressure and ADHD/ADD
    ... well as to help ease some of my anxiety. I also take Adderall Xr. My blood pressure gets high when I am stressed...

  32. Concerta vs Adderall
    ... Wondering if anyone has good luck with Adderall ?? I've read alot about some anger issues on it. We ... are currently being switched from Concerta to Adderall because of some mood swings (not mean ones) just very ... have to pick it up so I'm not sure if it is plain Adderall or XR . Anyone using it?? Give me any indication ... ? Thanks, Michelle I currently am taking Adderall XR and I really like it. I am 24 years old so I take ... XR form is very steady and compared to the regular adderall which I used to be on I think that coming off of it ... is a much slower process as compared to the regular adderall which gave me a lot of up's and downs which made me...
    ... My son has done so much better on Adderall then Concerta. He takes 15 mg of Adderall. The only ... and having to be moved up. Now he takes 15 mg of Adderall and 25 mg of Strattera. This has been a WONDERFUL...
    ... the info. We start tomorrow on the new med. it is Adderall XR 10mg to start. Keeping fingers crossed!!! ...
    ... 20mg XR daily. The differences I'd say are this: Adderall XR - Lasts about 6-8 hours Some kids have emotional ... no reason) The "rebound" (when it wears off) with adderall isnt as extreme Concerta - Lasts about 8-12...
    ... then the XR might not be the right choice. Regular adderall might not cause the headaches....

  33. Strattera use side effects?
    ... to a totally different program. My son is now on Adderall and is doing great and is very happy again!...
    ... medications often prescribed for ADHD (Dexedrine, Adderall , Ritalin, Cylert) have been known to escalate the...

  34. Adderall and sleep!!!!!
    ... Hi there. I took Adderall at 20mg - 10mg in the am and 10mg in the afternoon ... I did not want to take another med on top of the adderall just so I could sleep so I stopped taking it. My ... youngest son switched from adderall to adderall xr and has been sleeping wonderfully since switching...
    ... Hi there. I took Adderall at 20mg - 10mg in the am and 10mg in the afternoon ... I did not want to take another med on top of the adderall just so I could sleep so I stopped taking it. My ... youngest son switched from adderall to adderall xr and has been sleeping wonderfully since switching ... Luck Missy I take the same prescribed dosage of adderall that you do, and I do not find it to high. Sometimes...
    ... caffeine is a stimulant, but lets not forget that so is Adderall . Lowering the dosage or stopping the drug would eliminate...

  35. The Risks of Untreated ADHD
    ... I needed help and he put me on a very low dose of adderall and was seeing me twice a week. From that day on I ... family to help me through my addiction! I have been on Adderall ever since and it has been wonderful for me. I also...
    ... them and how it works for them. But suppose I was on Adderall and felt terrible and yet a neurologist could still...

  36. Effects of too much Concerta
    ... which put him in a very bad mood. He then switched to Adderall which he did well on but once again we were moving ... often. Now he is on 25 mg of Strattera and 15 mg of Adderall . This has been a heaven sent combination for him...
    ... am shocked at the number of people who are taking adderall and have no idea that it is amphetamine salts. ... first. If they had been, a lot of issues caused by the adderall would have been avoided! Of course, she is not the ... deal with the effects of the medication. To her the adderall = a well behaved coopertive child who did better on...
    ... first. If they had been, a lot of issues caused by the adderall would have been avoided! Of course, she is not the ... deal with the effects of the medication. To her the adderall = a well behaved coopertive child who did better on ... necessarily work for another child. My youngest is on Adderall and Concerta does nothing for him. I have taken Adderall...

  37. Adderall + Studying in college alternative?
    ... to you. Even with ADHD I feel the side affects of Adderall . I usually don't have any desire to eat when the...

  38. addictive
    ... is taking the medication. I currently take 60 mg of Adderall XR and have been on it for about 7 years and I am...
    ... found....... Long-term Use of Extended-Release Adderall Appears Safe, Efficacious for Adults With Attention ... SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- May 26, 2003 -- Once-daily Adderall XR is effective and well tolerated for the long-term ... see that, at this stage of the study, not only has Adderall therapy been safe and efficacious, but every patient ... controlled, forced-dose titration study of once-daily Adderall XR. During the initial study, the researchers titrated ... extension study met that criterion but had a time-gap in Adderall treatment prior to the beginning of the extension ... mean change of -11.9 (P<0.001). Patients who took Adderall XR with interruption (n=21) during the initial study...
    ... on what one's definition of safe is...no death from Adderall but instead a future heart condition could be considered...
    ... on what one's definition of safe is...no death from Adderall but instead a future heart condition could be considered...

  39. Adderall and herbals
    ... problems with taking valerian root while on regular adderall ? I also wondered if Ginko Biloba has any negative ... another reason? if u have sleeping problems due to the adderall , you can try melatonin. synthetic melatonin is great...

  40. Non-prescription equivalents?
    ... herbal remedies with effects similar to concerta or adderall ? I cannot afford prescribed meds w/o insurance as...
    ... herbal remedies with effects similar to concerta or adderall ? I cannot afford prescribed meds w/o insurance as...

  41. One more question re: Becalm'd
    ... separately from other medications. My daughter takes Adderall XR in the morning but I want to go ahead and start ... understand is safe to do. However, she needs to take the Adderall in the morning and she also needs to take becalm'd...

  42. My list of symptoms for the doc
    ... .. I am 24 years old, currently taking a combo of adderall xr & wellbutrin.... does it help? yes! does it solve...

  43. feeling defeated tonight - any inspiring stories about adult ADD out there?
    ... in a small dose of a stimulant, such as Concerta, Adderall XR, etc. in the future. Yes L-Tyrosine and DL-phenylalan...
    ... doing more harm with supplements than I would with Adderall but on the other hand, I want both of us to take enough...

  44. Adderall and cold hands?
    ... Straterra, but I don't think I've hear that about Adderall . My advise with that would be to have your heart...

  45. How long does Strattera take to "work"?
    ... age 14. I have taken Ritalin, but I have been on Adderall fro about 5-6yrs now and I'm sick of the sleeplessness...
    ... 10 year old daughter tried Strattera after being on Adderall XR for about 2 years. Initially, I was very hopeful ... s name. I know many people who have switched from Adderall to Strattera did so gradually. Wean the Adderall as...
    ... Thanks for the feedback!! Concerning the "weening" off Adderall , I ask my Doc to do that, (ie. lower Adderall doeses ... controlled substance is it?? I'm going to ask for the Adderall /Stratterra combo again next time I see him....
    ... Thanks for the feedback!! Concerning the "weening" off Adderall , I ask my Doc to do that, (ie. lower Adderall doeses ... controlled substance is it?? I'm going to ask for the Adderall /Stratterra combo again next time I see him. Strattera ... keeping my daughter on Strattera and a low dose of Adderall but I decided against it for many reasons....

  46. Neuro-psych test??????
    ... stimulants: Ritalin (I am against the use of Ritalin,) Adderall , and Concerta; then also Well butrin is also used...
    ... stimulants: Ritalin (I am against the use of Ritalin,) Adderall , and Concerta; then also Well butrin is also used...
    ... stimulants: Ritalin (I am against the use of Ritalin,) Adderall , and Concerta; then also Well butrin is also used...
    ... Ritaln just stimualtes the brain, and compared to Adderall , Adderall slows the bottom part of the brain and speeds...
    ... and as a result he was always fatigued. His previous Adderall caused him to have mood-swings. His parents got fed...

  47. dexedrine and wellbutrin?
    ... Yes, I take 400mg of Wellbutrin SR and 5mg of Adderall XR for inattentive / limbic AD/HD. Many inattentive...
    ... currently taking 150 mg of Wellbutrin XR & 60 mg of Adderall XR. The combo seems to be working great for me, the...

  48. Adult females with inattentive ADD......
    ... now 48 and for three years have been on 60-80 mg of Adderall (yes, a lot) for ADHD and 40 of Paxil for depression ... for drug addiction. My doctor just took me off Adderall and switched me to this Strattera for ADHD but it ... a month or so to get the full effect from it. The Adderall did this for me - gave me patience with standing in ... ability to speak in front of a group whereas before Adderall , I was a nervous wreck if I had to do such a thing ... may have to turn around because I forgot something. Adderall , along with the Paxil, also helped significantly with ... Although, could that be "age"?!) The withdrawal from Adderall was not pleasant. I've been exhausted for the past ... So yeah, there are pros and cons to medication. Adderall is a stimulant that works on the part of your brain...

  49. Starting Adderall
    ... My son will be starting Adderall tomorrow and I was wondering how long it takes to...
    ... dramatically it improves my social interaction with people. Adderall really seems like a golden key to normality but the...
    ... I was taking adderall XR 30mg a day and then taking 10mg of regular adderall...
    ... hello all, Adderall is a great med, what I've found with Adderall is this ... could not sleep for the life of me. Ironically the Adderall calms me down, but I can't sleep! How wierd is that...

  50. decongestants or antihistamines cause ADD-like symptoms?
    ... ADD inattentive type, anxiety, and OCD. He takes Adderall - not the perfect drug....
    ... What other treatments did you try before the adderall ? If you have not tried the safer alternatives already ... I suggest you do so. Adderall and other stimulant meds are related to cocaine/amphetamine...
    ... ADD inattentive type, anxiety, and OCD. He takes Adderall - not the perfect drug. Flonase is a topical, intranasal...
    ... My son is on Adderall and takes Clariton during allergy season and another...

  51. DR changed son's meds
    ... the DR felt it necessary to switch Zack from 90mg Adderall XR to 30mg Adderall XR along with 10mg Lexapro. ... so the child would not be over-medicated on just Adderall . For the last few months, we've noticed a lot...
    ... the DR felt it necessary to switch Zack from 90mg Adderall XR to 30mg Adderall XR along with 10mg Lexapro. ... Wow! Adderall 90mg is a HUGE dose. I'm not surprised the doctor...
    ... :) I am shocked when I hear of 90mg doses of Adderall . I know that everybody is different and my experience ... be like others, however, I get anxiety on 15mg of Adderall . I could not even imagine taking 90 mg in 3 days...
    ... :) I am shocked when I hear of 90mg doses of Adderall . I know that everybody is different and my experience ... be like others, however, I get anxiety on 15mg of Adderall . I could not even imagine taking 90 mg in 3 days...
    ... My 11 year old son has been on 10 mgs of adderall . His anxiety was out of control. We switched doctors...
    ... year old just had Starttera added to his 15 mg of Adderall XR he takes each day. We did this so we wouldn't ... have to increase the dosage of Adderall which seems to not be working to well. Fortunately...
    ... year old just had Starttera added to his 15 mg of Adderall XR he takes each day. We did this so we wouldn't ... have to increase the dosage of Adderall which seems to not be working to well. Fortunately...
    ... experiencing some withdrawal from the larger dose of Adderall that he was on. I know that when I give my son a ... "vacation" from the adderall his symptoms seem to be much worse. I'll bet you...
    ... experiencing some withdrawal from the larger dose of Adderall that he was on. I know that when I give my son a ... "vacation" from the adderall his symptoms seem to be much worse. I'll bet you...

  52. Question About Becalm'd
    ... considering for some time now changing my daughter from her Adderall to a natural supplement program. I'm waiting for the ... needs to be stimulated. I think that's the reason Adderall has worked so well for her. I've shown her doctor...
    ... some issues when going off of this med. As you know adderall is an amphetamine. After taking this for an extended ... along with her meds. (beCalmd is safe to take with adderall ) Start with low doses of the supplement and work your...
    ... some issues when going off of this med. As you know adderall is an amphetamine. After taking this for an extended ... along with her meds. (beCalmd is safe to take with adderall ) Start with low doses of the supplement and work your...
    ... the end of August. I will gradually wean her off the Adderall . She currently takes 25 mg of Adderall XR once a day ... and start on becalm'd now since it can be taken with Adderall . I really pray this product will work for her and ... I can throw the Adderall in the trash!...
    ... help with attention or focus as she is still taking Adderall and the weekends off of the Adderall is not a proper ... this in a conference last week. When she takes enough Adderall to be effective for her school work, it's always made...

  53. Adderall "come down"
    ... Adderall is an amphetamine, as with all major drugs/medications...
    ... tell me what small dose is it that you are taking of adderall , how many times a day? Is it XR and what is the...
    ... Muddy - Just some info Adderall regular, lasts 3-7 hours (about) and XR works 4-9...
    ... goes kind of by what my day is like. I take regular Adderall , actually the generic version. I generally try to...

  54. Please, we need help!
    ... benefits from it. He had adverse symptoms from both Adderall and Strattera so his parents decided to get him off...

  55. zombie-boy
    ... My son was put on Adderall XR. After the second day we took him off. He was ... talked non-stop. The dr. told me to discontinue the Adderall and start an anti-psychotic to stabilize his mood ... instead. The dose of Adderall was 15 mg, so I when I read that there is a 5 mg dose...
    ... ipsychotics in a young child based on his 2-day reaction to Adderall is just a little to0 free with that prescription pad ... I would think another doc might want to start the Adderall at a lower dose if your son needs it (or possibly...
    ... ipsychotics in a young child based on his 2-day reaction to Adderall is just a little to0 free with that prescription pad ... I would think another doc might want to start the Adderall at a lower dose if your son needs it (or possibly ... try a different med)... I'm 27 and Adderall xr 15mgs put me into a zombie state. But when I changed...

  56. Concerta not working very well.. any ideas?
    ... of Concerta help... or maybe a different drug like Adderall ? Am I screwed? Is this hopeless? Am I doomed to...
    ... of Concerta help... or maybe a different drug like Adderall ? Either might be helpful - a higher dose of Concerta...

  57. Queston to JBoon
    ... son had his appt. today. Instead of increasing the Adderall we have added Strattera to the mix. The doctor suggested...
    ... days he went to 25 mgs. He is also taking 15 mg of Adderall . He actually has not had any side effects from the ... past Sunday he only took the Strattera and not the Adderall , he too was very hyper. I do think they really rebound ... and if we try I am expecting the first week off of Adderall to be hard. It was so good to see your message...
    ... Coopersmom, You are expecting the first week off adderall to be bad? Well, please dont be discouraged if that ... months, it took almost a year for me to recover from adderall . It might be months, even a year or so, before you ... see improvement. Remember, even though adderall and similar meds are helpful short-term they can cause...

  58. Wellbutrin for ADHD
    ... the care of a psychatrist, and soon to start taking ADDERALL . One thing that you have to realize with starting...
    ... lot of luck with the combination of Wellbutrin XR & Adderall XR. The wellbutrin was added when my anxiety started ... and it has worked really well in a combination of adderall . I would say give the wellbutrin a try, it has worked...
    ... for almost 20 years. I have taken concerta and adderall for the add - paxil and lexapro for the depression...

  59. Increasing dosage question
    ... talkitive and moves at a 100 mph. He started on Adderall 5mg in November. By December we were moving up to...
    ... Different medicines work differently on different kids. Adderall (sp?) works great for some kids, Concerta works great ... for others, etc. Adderall may not be the medication that's best for your child ... . I have heard that Adderall is often very effective for children who have ADHD...
    ... Different medicines work differently on different kids. Adderall (sp?) works great for some kids, Concerta works great ... for others, etc. Adderall may not be the medication that's best for your child ... . I have heard that Adderall is often very effective for children who have ADHD ... actually took Concerta for about six months. The adderall seems to work great, when it's working. Free Spirit...
    ... If the Adderall is loosing it's effectiveness, that's a sign of drug...

  60. Clarify Thyroid & ADD links
    ... traits. If I do have thyroid problems, how does, say Adderall XR, react with it. So far, after reading this site...
    ... of other serious conditions...AND it's reaction to Adderall XR? My regimen game plan as it stands right now is ... and feedback source, then more than likely get on Adderall . So far, that's the only drug I'm at all comfortable...
    ... Why do you feel Adderall is so safe? It's an amphetamine, an addictive drug ... things to consider besides that. At least download the Adderall PDF and read the adverse effects list thoughly and...
    ... It seems harmless enough?? Adderall is an AMPHETAMINE!!! You are not even positive you ... alone positive no safer treatments would work for you. Adderall is a hard core med and should be a last resort after...
    ... and feedback source, then more than likely get on Adderall . King Conga King, as you've read, hypothyroid ... (Editing to include) Don't get set on the idea of Adderall . I can understand your reluctance to try Straterra ... acting methylphenidates might be a better choice than Adderall if you have to go the med route. Be open to what...
    ... hearts be troubled. I just mentioned I had faith in Adderall simply because it was the only one that after I'd...
    ... Whew, that's good. My nephew took Adderall and it caused mood swings ( sort of like bi-polar...

  61. when stimulants don't work
    ... assignmetns etc. Have tried Concerta, Ritalin, and Adderall . School (gourmet academic boy's school who doesn...

  62. Do you have Adult ADD?
    ... with ADD i found out about 4 months ago im taking Adderall 30 mg xr once a day...

  63. Sometimes it's necessary
    ... all the negative press, I agreed to a trial month of Adderall . I am so happy that I did. The very first day, we...
    ... anecdote to relate. Usually my son takes 15 mg of Adderall XR in the morning and 5-10 mg of regular Adderall ... explanation. I asked him to go take his short acting Adderall . Thirty minutes later we spoke again. He was clear...

  64. add?
    ... are bound to have ADD symptoms while going off of adderall whether or not you truely have ADD. Wait and see ... etc (supplements if needed) It is possible that adderall was making you "high" Did your ADD symptoms show...
    ... It can take MONTHS for your brain to heal from the adderall . You are saying "nearly two weeks" like you think ... before you started the paper route and before the adderall ....

  65. ADD went away and then came back?
    ... taking my medicine (Dexatrine in elem. and JRHS and Adderall in HS) and I seemed to be ok. I didn't have much trouble...

  66. How to find psychiatrists who specialize in ADD in adults
    ... swings and ADD. Yes, cure. I no longer have to take Adderall and feel great! The side effects from taking Adderall...

  67. Help?! Inattentive ADD and Concerta
    ... wondering how 40mgs or 60 mgs--20 or 30mgs twice a day of Adderall would compare to current regiment though....

  68. husband's ADD is so much worse ...
    ... swings and ADD. Yes, cure. I no longer have to take Adderall and feel great! The side effects from taking Adderall...
    ... swings and ADD. Yes, cure. I no longer have to take Adderall and feel great! The side effects from taking Adderall...

  69. 54mgs Concerta=how much Adderall??
    ... don't know where you heard that it takes a while for adderall to work. Adderall is a stimulant, it works almost ... immediatly. Adderall aka amphetamine salt combo is stronger than methylphenidate ... if you havent already done so. As for comparing adderall and concerta. For most people concerta lasts 8-12 ... hours. For some people regular adderall lasts about 7 hours, XR lasts 4-9 hours. For me regular ... adderall lasted about 3/4 hours. Please try other options...
    ... helpful, for me at least. I'm still wondering if Adderall wouldn't be more effective, but have decided to stick...
    ... The problem is, Jeffie, that because Concerta and Adderall are different drugs there just isn't any way to compare ... exist for how to convert from one to the other. But Adderall , as freespirit pointed out, is composed of mixed salts ... ll also second what freespirit said with regards to Adderall (like Concerta) being a stimulant medication and will ... up. I personally don't have any experience with Adderall , but what I've read makes me think others tend to...
    ... people ritalin/concerta are the worst. For many people adderall has very little rebound or none at all....
    ... [QUOTE=* Free ~ Spirit *] For many people adderall has very little rebound or none at all. Hmmm.. ... interesting... The complaint that I hear commonly with Adderall is exteme emotions and sensitivity as it wears off...
    ... Doctors tend to prescribe adderall doses that are too high for children. When a child ... is on a dose thats too high adderall certainly does cause some emotional problems. But ... many people youve talked to have had trouble with adderall rebound. What doses were they on? Do you know?...
    ... a doctor not too long ago. According to him Mg/Mg Adderall is essentially twice as potent as regular Ritalin ... . when comparing Concerta and and Adderall XL, the mechanism and rate of release of each would...

  70. Adderall side effect???
    ... [QUOTE=Walt A]I'm wondering if my Adderall is affecting my conversation skills. Reciently I ... symptom of ADD, according to my doctor. Ive been taking Adderall for about the past 3 months now, and overall, Ill ... do (most likely because of the 'wired' effect that Adderall seems to have for the first few hours) ....hope...
    ... I have had the same problem with Adderall . Usually I am a very good speaker but when on Adderall...

  71. Tyrosine and Adderall
    ... website that actually said that tyrosine enhanced Adderall and thus resulted in the ability to lower the dosage...
    ... Hey, I personally would not combine the adderall and tyrosine. Not at the same time of the day anyway ... . Would definantly do the tyrosine alone, or the adderall for one dose and then later the tyrosine. With ... When combining tyrosine in theraputic levels with adderall i would definantly want to be in contact with a nutritional ... pharmacist whos knowledgeable of supplements. Don't give adderall and the l-tyrosine in the same dose. There are...
    ... I have to confess, I did go ahead and try the Adderall and Tyrosine together and I believe you're right that ... when I first got up on an empty stomach and then the Adderall an hour or so later. It did seem to speed up my heart...

  72. 3.5 year old with A.D.H.D & O.D.D.
    ... yesterday and we are praying this works. We tried Adderall and she had a bad reaction along with Wellbutrin....

  73. Kids with ADHD and sports???
    ... son is in second grade and is now taking 15 mg of Adderall RX. Before meds, sports were a big joke to him, he ... the class and is going three times a week. The Adderall seems to stick with him for a few hours after school ... really bad mood. We started him at a low dose of Adderall RX and he has moved up to 15 mg but he is doing so...

  74. day dreaming
    ... one sentence. That's what ADD is like for me. If Adderall caused alot of anxiety, something like Metadate might...
    ... However, the tiredness was still there. I then tried adderall but that didnt seem to help as much. I am now taking...

  75. a little worried
    ... How long have you been on Adderall ? I think you are taking the right approach by taking...
    ... months rather than two weeks. Withdrawl symptoms from adderall can include depression, fatigue, and increased ADD...


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