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  1. HELP SCARED IN ga
    ... them..anyway she is 9 134lbs they put her on 10mg of adderall xr..can you tell me what to look for I have to give...

  2. Alternative to stimulants for ADD for my college age son
    ... anxiety and poor performance in college. He was on Adderall but I found that he was using it to pull all-nighters...

  3. Adderall and weight loss..............
    ... Strattera, for *most* people, isn't as effective as Adderall . But, it's an option when the side effects of Adderall ... son's grades, if he eats better on the lower dose of Adderall , perhaps you could tolerate a slight drop in his grades...
    ... appetite for a year??? i'd guess it's not really the adderall now that is making him not want to eat. something...
    ... know that it is the medication because he is off the Adderall on weekends and in the summer. On the weekends he...
    ... . i was diagnosed almost 10 years ago, and got on adderall and have taken it ever since (stopping briefly when...
    ... isnt hyper active, just cant concentrate. He is on Adderall only in school during the week..........he takes 2...

  4. bizarre side effects of adderall...am i alone?
    ... no your not alone. my side effects from adderall were much worse than that. go to your doctor and talk...

  5. Interesting....
    ... don't know that i will ever completely quit taking adderall (the weight loss benefits are way too good!), but...

  6. When to take Strattera - morning or night
    ... sedating. Straterra is *not* a stimulant like Ritalin or Adderall . It doesn't cause the insomnia that they do (at least...

  7. cheapest place for medication
    ... Has anyone here ever comparison shopped prices for Adderall XR at the chain stores (Walgreens, Wal Mart, CVS...

  8. Negative impact of having ADD on your medical record?
    ... not, who doesn't qualify as having ADD. I just want Adderall - but I'm weighing the pros and cons of having it...
    ... required? Do you have to "tell all" if you're taking adderall ? What would show up?...

  9. Adult ADD/Ritalin LA Not Working
    ... have read a lot about people having great luck with Adderall , have you ever taken Adderall? Thanks again. ...
    ... lnyny, Adderall is more powerful and longer acting. If you experience ... Rit LA or if the problem intensifies, switching to Adderall will not help. Let me know how it goes after about...

  10. Need some guidance on ADD (limbic/Inattentive)... new to topic
    ... .. so my dr. changed my meds from 70mg vyvanse to adderall xr 20mgs x 2 daily. it works okay but not as well ... vyvanse was better for my mood and motivation. the adderall seems to make me stutter or lose track of my thoughts...

  11. scared of side effects of adderall
    ... because you requested female help. That I'm not. Adderall response, concerns, and side-effects do not appear ... to be gender specific like many other drugs. Adderall puts a heavier load on everyone's heart. So does running ... exertions. So, yes, you need to be cautious about Adderall and exercise for two reasons the one stated above ... with the other being Adderall and all other stimulants damper our bodies "I have ... caution is in order. The other side of the coin is that Adderall at therapeutic dose levels will not cause heart problems ... You should have you heart tested before initiating Adderall . Doc says heart is in good condition still proceed...
    ... your prescribed dosage) to get that. i exercise on adderall xr and vyvanse...and they give me more of an edge ... i take 30 mg vyvanse 2x a day.i used to take 20mg adderall xr 2x a day...
    ... and high cholesterol. I take a low dose of generic Adderall (Amphetamine Salts) 20 mg daily. I don't have any...

  12. Question about Ritalin
    ... out at 11PM. Maybe you can too. Another option is Adderall . Adderall is more powerful and longer acting. That...
    ... choice. Thanks for the help....I will go research Adderall ....

  13. questions about self-medication
    ... disease? My pych of 3 years just recently put me on adderall 20mg 2x/day. He did not test me for ADD/ADHD, was ... The (ed - bulimia started at 18) After starting the adderall , I Immediately noticed that i felt calmer when i took...

  14. ADD- but sick of Adderall.
    ... indicative of too much stimulant. Try cutting your Adderall in half and see what happens. Some of us find that...

  15. Doctor and my Adderall
    ... until you find one, try cutting back on the adderall you are taking so that you can stretch it out a little ... t know why your general practioner can't prescribe adderall . for the last 5 years, i've only gotten my prescriptions...

  16. Need advice on this one Adderall or Ritalin??
    ... I have been taking Adderall for years and I had quit smoking before I was put ... on Adderall and have had no problem with desire to smoke. Hope...
    ... side effects but basically gave me the same focus as adderall . In my opinion I would stick with adderall because...

  17. New to Adderall XR
    ... to it. I would highly recommend taking food with Adderall , but I would avoid taking it with high doses of vitamin ... is good and doesn't cause as many mood changes as Adderall or Dexadrine. 2. it is normal to not feel the effects...

  18. what is the shelf life of adderall
    ... QUOTE=fgrosenfeld;3267969]what is the shelf life of adderall fgrosenfeld, I googled your question and it ... for any medical conditions. My take: The stuff in Adderall lasts forever. Not a problem. My caveat: I know...

  19. Ritalin and job drug test
    ... tests target the methylphenidate (Ritalin) signature. Adderall , on the other hand, because it contains the notorious...

  20. Wellbutrin SR for ADD???
    ... drinking habit and use of recreational drugs including Adderall that was not prescribed to her. At this time I am...
    ... I use Wellbutrin in conj with Adderall . I tried WB first, it works great as low level coverage ... . When I went on Adderall , it seemed to lose something when I stopped WB. So ... believe that is smooths out the peaks and valleys with Adderall ...
    ... the other ADD meds that they had tried such as Adderall and Ritalin. 4) It is also a great med used to...
    ... environment. You may be able to replace Wellbutrin and Adderall with concerta. What follows is my Concerta recommendatio ... for any ADHD med other than generic - not Strattera, Adderall , Ritalin LA, Concerta, etc. Generic or pay out of ... family doctor that I knew has ADHD kids. She prescribed Adderall maxing it at 40mg / day. I got worse. Damn. Back...
    ... told her too) and that it wasn't working like the Adderall did. I told her that she should give it a chance ... her she cut down and she said that she new that the Adderall worked and that nothing else would...I told her that ... and then the Daytrana. She said that she knew that Adderall was the #1 ADD med and that was what she should be ... recommended Daytrana patch. She said that she needed the Adderall and I told her that since she was 14 she used caffeine...
    ... Goody, Don't even think about Adderall . Amen recommended Daytrana for very good reasons....
    ... my 19 year old daughter from obtaining a script for Adderall besides praying and tying her down???;) I am laying ... share his reasons about using Daytrana rather than the Adderall . So I will keep my fingers crossed that my daughter ... school. Also, Bob, IF my daughter wants to get Adderall she can make an appointment with any doctor until...
    ... daughter wants to be well. I am sure of that. She thinks Adderall will make her well. Maybe, then again, maybe not....

  21. Adderall makes it difficult to fall asleep
    ... cram, If you just began the Adderall , you may give it a few more days to a week to see ... and take the first pill then. Go back to bed. The adderall will wake you in about an hour. Take second dose at ... Sleep deprivation is murder on ADHD symptoms. If the adderall costs you sleep, the sleep deprivation will eventually...

  22. ADD medication question
    ... ADD. We had suspected this for a while. He starts adderall today. Just for fun, I took the same quiz. Guess...
    ... with stimulating properties - if BP is a problem with Adderall . Stay on the Lex for a couple of months and then...

  23. Adderall & Xanax
    ... answer your question. I did it for eight years. Adderall in the day and ativan at night. DONT DO IT. It ... anxiety hit the roof. I could no longer tolerate the adderall . After eight years of adderall I had to learn to ... real quick. An can take years to recover from. adderall is great but its speed. you cant do it your whole ... traumatic event I noticed my resting pulse was 120. The adderall made me sharp as a tack, but its gonna kill me in ... but its getting better. When I first stopped the adderall I was convinced I just couldnt function without it...

  24. On average..
    ... doctors usually cost to see them and how much does adderall cost.. cause they made a new law in the state of...
    ... really sorry for you if you have to try to pay for adderall without the help of insurance. My wife and I moved ... change in insurance as well. We both take 60mg of adderall xr a day, and we ran out and went to fill a rx. Well ... mental illness that are not directly treated with the adderall , but have a major indirect affect on how she is able ... cover much so I had to get generic pills, which for adderall xr there is not one. The good thing about the xr is...

  25. adderall calms me down is this normal?
    ... adderall calms me down is this normal? Any advise is very much...
    ... is good - it is controlling the hyeractivity. Since Adderall is calming you it should also be helping with focus ... the dark worked. So, yes, call pdoc and explain the Adderall quits around 5PM and restlessness is back. Many of ... about telling pdoc you did the deed and it works. Adderall is highly abused and docs for good reason don't like...
    ... [QUOTE=lb07maricopa;3255315] adderall calms me down is this normal? i? Any advise is very...
    ... an antidepressant with stimulanting properties. Adderall , as you know, is a stimulant. The two together can ... BP stays with normal range, Strattera can augment Adderall and reduce the Adderall dose needed for efficacy. ... Adderall can reduce the Strattera nastiness many experience ... Don't do it without Doc's knowledge and consent. Adderall has killed people. Adderall/other drug coctails have...
    ... lb, You gotta stop self-medicating with booze. Adderall and booze is a very dangerous mix. Your doctor ... big one - he did not believe you when you told him Adderall does not affect your sleep. You really cannot get ... 10mg in the evening should help with the boozing. Adderall can have a paradoxical sleep inducing effect. Its...

  26. what happens if you take allergy meds with adderall
    ... such as oscillococcinum and benadryl while i was on adderall ? And for like a week and a half. brittani, Benadryl ... can cause tachycardia (heart palpitations) as can Adderall . Taking the two together increases the risk of tachycardia ... half." Do you mean you took the allergy meds and the Adderall together for a week and a half? Are you still experienci...
    ... I take Adderall and have allergies. First I would definitely ask...

  27. changing adhd meds
    ... it seems to be the only one that works(we've tried Adderall , Ritalin, and several anti depressants)? Please help...

  28. how does concerta affect children 10 years from now?
    ... his reading disabilities and takes a small dose of adderall for studying. ADHD is really individual according...

  29. adderall dosage
    ... releases a smaller percentage in AM than larger in PM. Adderall XR on the other hand releases half its amphetamine...
    ... I am one of those people who takes 60mg of adderall a day. In probably the majority of medical publications ... people he had ever met. He prescribed my wife 60mg of adderall xr a day. She takes one in the morning and one later ... started treating me he changed my meds from the dex to adderall xr, and moved me up from 15mg to 30mg. I did not take ... mean when I was on 15mg of dex and even the 30mg of adderall xr my biggest complaint was that I was up and down ... those of us out there who take as much as 60mg of adderall a day. As the standard highest dose is 30mg a day...

  30. Finding a doctor in Chicago
    ... I am an adult male with ADD. I take Adderall and I need to find a doctor in Chicago that can treat ... me and prescribe the Adderall for me. Any help would be appreciated....

  31. Kind of freaked out.....Muscle twitches on Adderall
    ... the past couple weeks. Is this a side effect of Adderall ?? While this is a possible side effect, I would ... nutritional and sleep habits. I am on the same dose of Adderall XR (10mg 2x/Day) and I do notice various symptoms...

  32. Alternative homeopathic treatments
    ... treatment for ADHD other than stimulatants. I have been on Adderall , Concerta, and ritalin before, however, I just hate...
    ... made sense.... it's like, okay, if i miss a dose of adderall , i start compulsively eating like a crazy person! ... needing medicine.... not that i want to stop taking adderall anytime soon, because it sure makes life easier when...

  33. Could Use Advice About a Friend!!
    ... out of work for almost a year) He has been on Adderall since they have been married and it seems to me that...

  34. Side Effects of Mixed Amphetamine Salts?
    ... many have posted, "can't sleep, can't get" at 10mg of Adderall that I should have known. For the symptoms jmma ... respond to relatively low doses. It turns out that Adderall is too powerful for me and a low dose of Ritalin effectivel ... school year yet last year your step-son did ok on Adderall . Can he be getting "speed" at school? That is another...
    ... its unlikely. its more likely that he's abusing the adderall by either crushing it up and snorting it (its like...
    ... dextroamphetamine sulfate, one of the four amphetamines in Adderall (mixed amphetamine salts). How many doctors know...

  35. Will Ritalin show up on a pre-employment drug test?
    ... SAMHSA drug test doesn't test for it that I know of. Adderall on the other hand is an amphetamine and would show ... pre-employment drug test today and I'm on 20mg of Adderall XR daily. I'll let you know if they say anything...

  36. ADD meds for non-ADD folks?
    ... wondering this for a while - does anyone know how Ritalin, Adderall , or whatever effect people with ADD and people without...

  37. add meds/upset stomach
    ... diarrhoea and cramps are fairly common stimulant (Ritalin, Adderall , etc) side effects. Too high of a dose may appear...
    ... diareha and cramping. what i find helps me (im on adderall , and was on dexedrine for a long time) is that i set...
    ... example very low doses like im talking 5-10 mg of adderall hits me quite hard ....if i was you i would cut her...

  38. Vyanase Users
    ... makes me atypical because adults usually do better on Adderall . I could not tolerate the slam/crash that I experienced ... with Adderall . So I doubt if Vyanase would be an improvement for ... me. I am concerned, though, about the many Adderall users complaining about serious side-effects mentioned ... wonder if the l-amphetamines are responsible for my bad Adderall experience. Vyanase is dextroamphetamine bound...

  39. Adderall XR 20mg discussion....
    ... again i have asthma so its always changing. i take adderall xr 20 mg twice daily....for the last 13 months....
    ... except to say that I am not currently taking either Adderall IR or XR. Nevertheless over the year or so period ... I was on Adderall I never experienced rapid pulse, shallow breathing ... expected. I going to tell you a dirty little secret. Adderall 's active ingredient is dextroamphetamine. The other ... sufferer? Screw you. Suffer. We are all so glad Adderall isn't abused because of l-amphetamine ... effects you experience. Personally, I stop taking Adderall and try Concerta or Daytrana in its stead. Both come...
    ... write a note for my doctor and was switched over to Adderall XR. I've been on Adderall XR for 8 months now and...

  40. Add Children
    ... kindergarten. i have nothing against medicating, as i take adderall myself, but i'd feel better not doing it. ANYWAY...

  41. Info for Parents
    ... understanding of why medications such as Ritalin and Adderall , which increase dopamine in the brain, would be beneficial...

  42. Really need you guys help
    ... then went to my doc and he reluctantly perscribed adderall because of my shrinks recommendation. After a few...
    ... handled my stress and all that. then he prescribed adderall for me and i've been taking it ever since. and maybe...

  43. adults on vyvanse
    ... because it poops out after 4 hours- i took 10mgs of adderall regular for 5 years and then adderall XR 10mgs for ... that it is more than ok.. Vyvanse is better than the adderall and smoother but still there is a bit of a crash....
    ... It didn't help me enough so the dr switched me to Adderall XR 20mgs. I started out lower and slowly worked my ... medication to compare the Vyvanse to (just started Adderall last week). I didn't notice any crash from it. It...
    ... so far im liking the vyvanse better than the adderall xr. i get to take it 2x a day though so that really...

  44. Adult ADHD.. alittle embarrassed....
    ... Except I was diagosed with ADHD when I was 17. I was on Adderall (regular - not XR) from age 17-23. I stopped taking ... to my DR and told him that I wanted to be back on Adderall . He prescribed me Adderall XR 30mg 1x day and told ... 6' 170lbs). I hope it is. So my question is: Is adderall XR similar to regular adderall? I remember when ... I took regular adderall before it would come on sudden and fast and then the...
    ... i HATED adderall XR! the coming off of it was way too harsh and caused ... mostly lots of ANGER). i'd stick with the regular adderall - just bring your script back to the doctor and ask...
    ... Adidas, Adderall XR is the same medication as plain Adderall , but formulated to last longer. In theory, coming ... off of it should be easier than coming off of plain Adderall , but like mcr285, YMMV. ;) You may love it or you...
    ... I filled my script and discovered it is only 20mg Adderall XR. So thats good, I was worried about taking 30mg ... know of) but I do remember the last time I was on Adderall I could feel a rush about an 1/2 hour after I took...
    ... the XR, it has a smoother start and finish. Regular adderall causes a little more of a harsh wear off. I am currently ... on regular adderall due to insurance reasons. It isnt so bad. Everyone...
    ... for the replies. I am finishing up my first day on Adderall XR 20mg. I feel so much better today than I have in ... starting a stimulant drug such as, but not limited to Adderall , that this may happen. It is a little disconcerting ... seeing that they banned Adderall XR in Canada due to having too many "sudden deaths ... due to heart failure :) . But Ive been on regular Adderall before for years, and I know that I can tolerate it...
    ... I feel parched, but I know thats a side effect of Adderall . Im very glad that we all have healthboards to...
    ... if the palpitations persist. RE: Canada banning Adderall . They'd save more lives banning snow. Bob...
    ... medication? i've heard that if you feel a rush with adderall , or get palpitations, or get those "coming off it ... " feelings, that adderall is the wrong medication for you. i've been on basically ... the same dose of adderall (fluxtuating between 20-40 mgs a day) for more than ... wore off - took about a month), the only thing it adderall has ever done for me is help me focus on my day. ... 20 mgs - which is another thing i have heard about adderall being wrong for a person. if after awhile you feel ... accomplish this or not, but i do know that after being on adderall for so long, i have had to lower my dose so that i ... OCD about things (i get bad OCD when i have too much adderall ). i have fluxtuated with my dose because i've quit ... i am rambling, sorry! point of ALL that is that adderall just might not be the right medication for you. have...
    ... Im on day 2. I took my Adderall at 10:30-ish and around 12 noon to about 1 I had some...
    ... serious" side effects category. i don't remember about adderall (i've been taking it so long, haven't looked at the...
    ... concerned about an undetected heart problem that the Adderall is "warning" you about. Dude, be careful. I know ... My shrink was worried about my heart and too much Adderall . I told him "I don't care about my freaking heart ... medication? i've heard that if you feel a rush with adderall , or get palpitations, or get those "coming off it ... " feelings, that adderall is the wrong medication for you. i've been on basically ... the same dose of adderall (fluxtuating between 20-40 mgs a day) for more than ... wore off - took about a month), the only thing it adderall has ever done for me is help me focus on my day. ... 20 mgs - which is another thing i have heard about adderall being wrong for a person. if after awhile you feel ... accomplish this or not, but i do know that after being on adderall for so long, i have had to lower my dose so that i ... OCD about things (i get bad OCD when i have too much adderall ). i have fluxtuated with my dose because i've quit ... i am rambling, sorry! point of ALL that is that adderall just might not be the right medication for you. have...
    ... heart rate is NOT normal. I wouldn't take any more Adderall until you've spoken with your doctor. mcr285, I...
    ... it wasn't doing anything. So my doc started me on Adderall XR 20 mg. She said to take one for a few days and...

  45. New to the Board
    ... So here we are in September, just changed meds from Adderall XR 25 mg to Concerta 36 mg. We added Depakote 250...

  46. Stimulants vs non stimulants
    ... extra testing because he was already on a high dose of Adderall XR and I felt we should at least look at the possibility ... been on stimulants since 5 and we just switched from Adderall XR to Concerta. Currently, my ex husband hasn't had...

  47. Adderall, give me back my tears!!!
    ... lots of water to keep your body hydrated - I take Adderall too and one of the side effects is dry mouth so maybe...
    ... Adderall ...isn't that the stuff that contains an aspertame ... it. It contained Aspertame! I will never ever take Adderall again...I need to be able to think, solve problems...
    ... [QUOTE=sirp;3187434] Adderall ...isn't that the stuff that contains an aspertame ... -type chemical in it? Actually, no, Adderall does not contain aspartame. The fact that you see ... mean that it is, in any way, related to aspartame. ADDERALL XR contains the neutral sulfate salts of dextroamphetamine...

  48. Adderall Question?
    ... any other meds or have any other medical issues? Adderall is an amphetamine so maybe they are wanting to make ... or something like that? Not to mention........ Adderall may not be the "answer" for you and you might have...
    ... I've been taking adderall for a few months now and it took me a while to get...
    ... isn't really a factor in determining the dosage of Adderall or the methylphenidates. It would be nice if it were ... is that these drugs are stored in the fat cells. Adderall & the methylphenidates aren't stored in the body ...

  49. Daytrana Patch???
    ... I am very glad that you stopped your daughter's adderall abuse before it turned into an extreme addiction like...
    ... has the same warnings of abuse and addiction that adderall does. That concerns me because i remember what adderall...
    ... patch shortly have it came out. He is 14 and has tried Adderall (3 years) and Concerta. He LOVED the patch. He ... smooth" feeling. No ups and downs that can come with Adderall . Also, there was NO rebounding. Something we dealt...

  50. Disability
    ... had him tested for Asperger's Syndrome. He's been on Adderall XR since 5 yrs old (moved up to 25 mg around 6 yrs ... also aware that by the time he gets off the bus, the Adderall XR is out of his system. He started having full blown...

  51. What to do?
    ... inattentive type ADHD would respond better to amphetamines ( Adderall ). Ritalin responders possible having polymorphisms...

  52. Do you think I have ADD?
    ... know! by the way, i also have ADD and take 20 mgs of adderall twice a day....

  53. Does lack of sleep cancel out Adderall effects?
    ... Ritalin and Adderall have about the same effects, and I've taken both. ... Adderall is a little more intense, but when I say "Adderall ... sleep question: If you do not get enough sleep Adderall /Ritalin's effectiveness is fine, except for the length ... hours, which is healthy and you wake up and take an Adderall (yay!) and its effects last about 4-5 hours. The next ... wake up absolutely exhausted... If you didn't take an Adderall right now you'd just go back to bed... well take your ... normal dose of Adderall because it'll get you through about 2-3 hours before ... just short of or later than 24 hours, and you take an Adderall /Ritalin you will probably hallucinate and freak out ... . As for your question on whether food affects Adderall or not: Yes it does! If you do not eat... Adderall ... with citric acid in it, say goodbye to the effects of Adderall by about 30-40 percent (only my experience). But it ... is a fact that foods with Citric Acid affect Adderall and does not allow it to flow into the bloodstream ... . Do not drink Soda with Adderall if it has Caffeine in it... Caffeine with Adderall ... Insomnia. Also soda dries your mouth out, and since Adderall and Ritalin both do, that makes for a gross mouth...
    ... and stiff. It was definitely not cool. I take Adderall and I'm very new to it, but in the 6 weeks I've been ... for some reason). Anyway, the next day I felt my adderall was not doing it's thing, so it makes sense (to me...

  54. I really need some help..................
    ... diagnosed with ADHD - combined type. She was first put on Adderall and did not tolerate it well, then switched to Focalin ... she was reading. Her doctor added 5 milligrams of Adderall back to the Strattera and so far so good. I think ... side effect of the Strattera? I know it isn't the Adderall because she was doing it before she was put on the ... Adderall . She has never had this problem before. I do not...

  55. Tell My Daughter She's Not The Only One!!!!!
    ... named "concerta". oops.... had no idea! i got on adderall over 10 years ago, and have only ever used adderall ... since (except once when i used the adderall XR, and once when i used generic adderall and hated...
    ... It gets confusing since there is Adderall and Adderall XR, Ritalin and Ritalin SR. But, both Concerta and...
    ... kinds till we found what was best for her. Which was Adderall , I took it also. Make sure there are no other conditons...

  56. Adderall's effect on ADD versus non-ADD
    ... Hi again! I have another question for any Adderall users out there or those with a knowledge of the effect ... of stimulants on ADD. I've read a lot about how Adderall will "speed up" a non-ADD person but sort of serve ... that can be sometimes, lol). So I was prescribed Adderall as a "non-ADD" patient to use for fatigue and cognitive ... issues. But Adderall doesn't give me any type of energy or wired feeling ... and have to start over. (That was before I took my Adderall .) Is it possible I have a form of undiagnosed ADD ... and that is why Adderall , instead of working to improve my severe fatigue,...
    ... all of us but there isn't. Once you go above 40mg of Adderall the long term risks increase significantly. Best advise ... his/her directives. Perhaps mixing a lower dose of Adderall with Provigil will work for you. But I'm the blind ... the blind. Talk to your pdoc. The notion that Adderall has a unique effect on ADHDers is nonsense. Some people...
    ... desperate1, I cannot speak about Adderall as I have no experience with it. You sound exactly ... people with symptoms similar to yours may find that Adderall doesn't work at all for them, and they may even find ... I hope others can give you more information about Adderall . You might find that looking up the word Adderall...
    ... Hi again! I have another question for any Adderall users out there or those with a knowledge of the effect ... of stimulants on ADD. I've read a lot about how Adderall will "speed up" a non-ADD person but sort of serve...
    ... high. Hence I've always felt like a giant fraud. Adderall was given to me for fatigue, but in the back of my ... I want to ask something about your experience with Adderall , but I don't want to take up space on the ADD board ... rational and unbiased things to offer! (When it comes to adderall , I find that unbiased advice is not as easy to come...

  57. Lexapro + Adderall; A great combo for me!
    ... motivation. [[COLOR="Red"]removed] My Pdoc suggested Adderall as a way to conteract my lack of motivation, sexual ... centrating and focusing at work. My doctor added 10mg of Adderall IR 2x per day. This has helped my motivation tremendously ... much. My Pdoc thinks I will need a higher dose of Adderall to help with concentration. I'm not going to lie, ... I love the increased motivation from the Adderall ! Does this effect last? Is 10mg of Adderall IR ... dose? I am worried, Will I become addicted to Adderall or develop a tolerance? I have been taking medication ... vacations (only with the Adderall ) on the weekends so I don't develop a tolerance. Is ... develop a tolerance and have to keep upping my dose of Adderall to high levels! Any comments??...
    ... Lexapro attention deficit problems respond similarly to Adderall as ADHD, then, yes, a higher dose MAY help. How ... your brain a chance to recover. You may not need Adderall once you resume the Lex since your dopamine levels...

  58. Unsure Whether to Medicate for ADD When Comorbid with Bipolar
    ... recently scheduled a pdoc appointment to get herself some Adderall which she admits to using in college. My 16 year...
    ... ADHD and was told that abrasive Stimulants (Ritalin, Adderall ) would trigger symptoms and should stay away from ... well, my doctor is now contemplating on putting me on Adderall . SGH...

  59. Chewing Adderall XR??
    ... become ineffective? I read somewhere that if you crush adderall XR up it becomes ineffective to prevent abuse.. I...

  60. Adderall Advice
    ... want to talk to your doc about possibly dexadrine or Adderall XR. good luck...
    ... you so much for your reply! Does anyone else have adderall experience to share or answers to my questions?...
    ... Hi, if you aren't ADD/ADHD than adderall will have a different effect on you than someone who...
    ... suffering. It's interesting to me that your doc chose Adderall for you; I would think that Provigil would be a more ... REALLY watch your symptoms in relation to each dose of Adderall . In fact, it would probably be useful if you kept ... little while. The reason I suggest that is this. Adderall actually peaks at about 3 hours. It's unlikely that ... worse rather than better, it may well be that the Adderall is actually making you more tired. I know you ... are convinced that you are rapidly metabolizing the Adderall and that it is wearing off at three hours. It would...
    ... journal thing. I did not respond because your use of Adderall for CFS and Fibro Mialgia is well beyond by scope...
    ... kids.} Desperate1, consider the notion that the Adderall makes you more tired rather than less. It does alot...
    ... would never in a million years have considered that Adderall could make me more tired, because all of my research ... narcolepsy. Also, after an hour or hour and a half on adderall I get a short, not very intense lift in energy and...
    ... This is all assuming that you are taking plain Adderall and not Adderall XR - there's a big difference....
    ... sentence or two. Arrows are much easier. I take regular Adderall , not XR. Saw the same slight improvement on 10 mg ... around 2 hours as I do with 40 mg. It's probably that Adderall is not right for me, but I just want to make sure...
    ... and not what you have. It's also true, though, that Adderall isn't normally prescribed for what you have. It seems...
    ... Great advice! I've been on both Adderall and Provigil and had similar questions. I created...
    ... Great advice! I've been on both Adderall and Provigil and had similar questions. I created...
    ... Desperate1 I am in the same boat as you. I don't take Adderall for ADD/ADHD but for the fatigue associated with the ... look into them. I wouldn't just keep increasing the Adderall though only b/c the fibro has the fatigue associated...
    ... way my doctors talk you'd think it was "take this adderall and you'll be normal like you used to be again." ... liining then, right? Do you mind if I ask how much adderall you take and how long you've been on it? Do you see ... my brother has ADD and his doc has never mentioned adderall . Yet here I am being handed the stuff like it's no...
    ... cleared up my skin, lol. Today I'm trying to space my adderall out to 4x a day instead of 3 to see what happens....
    ... Desperate1 - The Adderall is not a magic energy pill no matter how much we wish ... wake up and pills to go to sleep. ;) I do like the Adderall and am happy if it only last 4 hours b/c that is 4...
    ... agree with the generic versus the brand name on the Adderall . My son was diagnosed with ADD years ago and his...
    ... I've been on Adderall for ADD for about 2 years. I took the regular for ... winning. I could easily take a nap anytime after the Adderall , and in fact frequently do come home on my lunch break...
    ... [QUOTE=seriousperson;3150508]I've been on Adderall for ADD for about 2 years. I took the regular for ... winning. I could easily take a nap anytime after the Adderall , and in fact frequently do come home on my lunch break...
    ... of cocktails you are on.In the morning I take 20mg Adderall XR, 100mg Wellbutrin (works well for depression),...
    ... I felt I needed to post my unique experience with Adderall , prescribed for the same exact reasons, fatigue and ... myself back to where I want to be. He started me on Adderall regular the same as your doc. I went back for a followup ... bouncing back the next day, and if I have to live on Adderall for the rest of my life hey it's better than having ... felt like I did he is in a better place. Uppers ( adderall ) and downers (klonopin) only work for drug addicts ... morning it's out of my system. It's not fighting the Adderall . I have also, which no pill will do, started to accept...
    ... I felt I needed to post my unique experience with Adderall , prescribed for the same exact reasons, fatigue and ... myself back to where I want to be. He started me on Adderall regular the same as your doc. I went back for a followup ... bouncing back the next day, and if I have to live on Adderall for the rest of my life hey it's better than having ... felt like I did he is in a better place. Uppers ( adderall ) and downers (klonopin) only work for drug addicts ... morning it's out of my system. It's not fighting the Adderall . I have also, which no pill will do, started to accept...
    ... person. I thought it was Magnolia Lady that spoke about Adderall helping her depression, but now I think it was Desperate ... RSD, and depression. You said you were prescribed Adderall to help with your fatigue, but you found that it lifted ... know what I mean. When you talked about how well Adderall worked for your depression, it encouraged me to share ... your post with my doctor. So, he prescribed 20 mg Adderall twice a day. The first pill I took made me extremely...
    ... person. I thought it was Magnolia Lady that spoke about Adderall helping her depression, but now I think it was Desperate ... RSD, and depression. You said you were prescribed Adderall to help with your fatigue, but you found that it lifted ... know what I mean. When you talked about how well Adderall worked for your depression, it encouraged me to share ... your post with my doctor. So, he prescribed 20 mg Adderall twice a day. The first pill I took made me extremely...

  61. Teachers and your child's 'choices'
    ... also has ADD/ADHD (depending on the doctor, but since adderall works great for me, it doesn't really matter!). i ... rambling on and on... sorry about that... guess my adderall wore off! :)...
    ... because when i was single with no kids, i started adderall at 20mgs in the morning and 10mgs in the afternoon...

  62. Emotional lability from all meds we've tried - help!
    ... meds. So far we've tried: Ritalin LA, Focalin XR, Adderall XR, Concerta, and now the "Patch" - same exact problems...
    ... lability when he was younger, then was successful on Adderall as he got older (now he's ready to go off meds we...
    ... your son is exactly what happened to my nephew...the Adderall caused emotional lability and they had to stop it...
    ... diagnosed until my early 20's. i have only been on adderall since my diagnosis, and it has been amazing for me ... ! inspite of what your doctor might tell you, adderall XR and regular adderall are VERY different in how ... they affect your body! i cannot take adderall XR! my doctor insisted i try it because it was the ... people want to slap me!"). i also cannot take generic adderall . it was like taking a placebo! just didn't work ... ! so i stick with real adderall , 20mgs two times a day. i take one first thing in ... bed! anyway, my point is, you might revisit the adderall and try it in twice a day doses. it's not as "convinient ... " as adderall XR, as he (YOU) will have to remember that second ... evening emotional crashing you have described! regular adderall comes in 5mg, 7.5mg (i think), 10 mg, 20mg, and 30mg ... afternoons again!). anyway, you had mentioned adderall XR, but not plain adderall, so i wanted to throw in ... my thoughts about plain adderall in case you haven't tried that route yet! good luck...

  63. ADHD/Alderall
    ... i take adderall for my ADD and have taken it for 10 years. i was ... without any problems. a lot of people speak out against adderall , saying it is addictive and dangerous, and i certainly...
    ... cover Concerta? I do better on that. If not, probably Adderall , if covered, is a better choice. The variance is because...

  64. How to tell Dr you think you have ADHD
    ... know you had syptoms in childhood. I was prescribed adderall XR 10mg to start and so far it works great, i just...

  65. Adderall Abuse
    ... disguise. You might consider alerting psychiatrist to Adderall abuse and have daughter go to appointment as planned...
    ... your daughter might just be a "normal" kid with a Adderall abuse problem? I sure would alert that psychiatrist...
    ... am a drug addict. My drugs of choice: Ritalin and Adderall . I abused these drugs heavily for 4 years. I went ... and nothing worked. I would grind and snort my Adderall or Ritalin to get high or a "rush." How did I learn...
    ... they were concerned about her drug use which included Adderall (two my friends informed me that their kids told ... were worried about our daughter and that she did use Adderall ). She denied it at first and then told us that she ... across of her asking her Marine friend to bring some Adderall and that it must be more than something she needed ... that she really feels that she has ADD and that the Adderall helps. Because of her manipulation and lying I don ... roommates who will be leasing a house this year also use Adderall ...one of which was in rehab already for it, another ... that she didn't have a problem that everybody did Adderall and even much worse things like coke, ecstasy, heroin ... for two reasons....she is obviously looking to get Adderall by my findings and is abusing it without a proper ... those circumstances to diagnose her and administer Adderall to her is more of an ethical risk than he is willing...
    ... THOSE YEARS, TO TRY AND FEEL NORMAL. I was put on Adderall and immediately I felt normal, happy and content, ... from what you write. She is definitely seeking out Adderall , but it may be that she has taken it from her friends ... called VYVANSE that has the same active ingredient as Adderall (dextro-amphetamine), but it is impossible to abuse ... less potential for abuse, or even letting her try Adderall under very controlled circumstances. For example ... another very quickly... Being on controlled doses of adderall would have saved me years of extreme opiate addiction...
    ... another very quickly... Being on controlled doses of adderall would have saved me years of extreme opiate addiction...
    ... s answer to that was to put her on Strattera, not Adderall . I'm glad you posted again, I was worried about...
    ... her will allow me to see whether she is using the Adderall ...she knows that she has everything that she wants ... times with her roommates the chances of her using Adderall are greater than keeping her home and not seeing her...
    ... here and she texted one of them about bringing the Adderall we should have gotten a positive. I figure that if...
    ... anything, just let me know! --alwayzworried23--recovered adderall addict...
    ... ...it allowed me to see that my daughter is using Adderall , something that I wouldn't have known otherwise. ... NORMAL for somebody to make an appointment to get Adderall to bring back to college to use....my daughter when ... confronted admitted that she only saw the doctor to get the Adderall . So....I am not wishing BP on my daughters....if...

  66. Any adults on Vyvanse?
    ... been taking it (50 mg) for a week so far. I was on Adderall XR 20 mg before this and the two are really similar...
    ... thylphenidate and me didn't mix well.) This is just like Adderall XR to me so far....
    ... I was on 20mg in the moring and 10mg afternon of adderall xr , I'm calling my dr. tomorrow to see about 50mg...

  67. Best prescription for ADD (not ADHD)...
    ... headaches. What other meds are there? I can't take Adderall or Ritalin or anything that's "legal speed" because...
    ... potentially anxiety intensifying properties of Ritalin and Adderall . Talk to your doctor about it. Also, Shire...

  68. Ritalin Addiction - Dancing with Death
    ... also.......... I never took Ritalin, but i was on Adderall and i believe it has the same make-up. Adderall almost ... low dose and taking it as dr. prescribed. But the Adderall is what made me crazy. After a few days in rehab ... LOT of amends to make. Oh, i was wrongly prescribed Adderall bcuz i did not have ADD/ADHD. I was just tired from ... the Methadone, and my dr. handed me an RX for the Adderall . I thought i'd found a miracle drug! I was thrilled...
    ... them, but they have helped me immensely. I was on Adderall too--it's just as bad in my opinion. Again, thanks...

  69. Adult ADD & Age & Adderall XR
    ... Dulcinea, You could try not taking the Adderall for a week or two and then resuming. Our bodies ... you might become aware of how well current dose of Adderall is working. We can get use to its efficacy too. ...

  70. Brand vs Generic
    ... essence of kj's thought. I started with Shire Adderall and it worked well. To reduce cost I switched to generic...

  71. My memory is gone since Adderall xr?
    ... usual? Yes, Strattera is sometimes prescribed with Adderall or Ritalin. You know the routine, I'm no doctor blah ... taking my advise, please don't sue. etc. I give the Adderall more time before any more adjustments. Adjustments...
    ... definately talk more not on meds, but do notice since on adderall that once I get started talking that I can't stop...
    ... I'm no doctor caveat as above. It COULD BE your Adderall dose is too low. We throw around the word "paradox ... MUCH MORE LIKELY, you haven't yet adjusted to Adderall . You know, I got to tell you, we are the most...
    ... to go with any med I take, but out of any of them, Adderall was the one that everyone says significantly takes...

  72. ADD family needs advice!
    ... got evaluated...Oh yeah, he agreed. Put me on 5mg Adderall , 2xday to start. Meanwhile, my daughter was traveling ... option. So...my daughter is about to start with adderall xr, but I worry about her getting insomnia as well...
    ... I actually take the regular adderall , she is being told to take the XR(because of school...

  73. Please explain the various ADD meds
    ... Ritalin (methylphenidate), Foculin (l-methylphenidate), Adderall (a mix of d-amphetamine and l-amphetamine – ... cognition that abusing drugs is wrong. Ritalin and Adderall can also be abused but because their "high" isn't...
    ... step in combatting her ADHD. She, of course, wants Adderall because so many of her college friends are on it and...
    ... college suitemates) the girl stated that she needed an " Adderall Rush". My daughter has requested to be tested for...
    ... the "'ADD daughter" had taken someone's medication ( Adderall , I'm guessing) to complete a project. I didn't say ... something to the effect of "Just because you've tried Adderall doesn't mean that other things won't work". Well...
    ... that is how they think. It is not as abuseable as Adderall . Hence its "market" value is much lower especially ... if Adderall is available. And Concerta is not snort friendly. ... ditionally, if Concerta has no (zero) efficacy neither will Adderall . It blows the "it ain't working for me" con out of...
    ... Strattera she had a problem....and you KNOW her past with Adderall and it is only right that you have your concerns....
    ... Went back to my regular doc and she agreed to rx Adderall . But, she and my therapist were going to "watch me...

  74. Too much talking, cues for understanding this!
    ... not on any meds at this writing! I used to be on adderall and I got "too quiet"! LOL! But, it did work.My hubby...
    ... I was on adderall for awhile and I had gotten too quiet on that stuff ... have to go on meds...the only thing that I hate about adderall is that I cannot have caffiene...if I have it ..I...
    ... actually felt normal during a conversation, but this adderall makes me go a mile a minute and I can keep going almost...

  75. Is my adderall xr working?
    ... its withdrawal symptoms may be counteracting the Adderall . In any event, hold a steady course, call doctor...


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