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  1. Need Advice or Help..please help 12th November 2005
    ... Just recently a co-worker offered me a dosage of Adderall 20MG and I was amazed by how well it worked. It was ... My current problem is that I don't know how to get Adderall or the procedure? Can someone help direct me in getting...
    ... when I was a sophmore in high school. I am now taking Adderall XR and it is the greatest thing ever. Its like a new...

  2. Adult ADHD on Concerta 2nd November 2005
    ... tried Ritalin (which is short-acting Concerta) and Adderall , but have had the most sucess with Dexedrine. It...
    ... him so he was switched, yet again. We tried him on Adderall and it didn't work at all for him. He is now on Dexedtine...
    ... I have tried both concerta and adderall . Concerta did absolutely nothing, while Adderall worked ... don't take it within 4 hours or so of going to bed. Adderall works, but you mentioned having an extremely short ... concerta, and I found that after a week or so of taking adderall , I got the same type of results when I stopped taking...

  3. aggressive behavior 31st October 2005
    ... the medication last for you? My doctor gave me Adderall for med school and brought my grades up to A's and...
    ... the medication last for you? My doctor gave me Adderall for med school and brought my grades up to A's and...

  4. Does This Feeling Last Long??? 27th October 2005
    ... Its my second day on adderall xr 20mg and i cant recall any other time that i have...

  5. ADD meds 24th October 2005
    ... ago and have tried several medications since then.... Adderall , Ritalin, and Dexadrine. I didn't really notice any...
    ... think that they were just so stuck on the fact that Adderall worked for someone that they know, so then they think...

  6. Anyone else can't stand going to a job? 23rd October 2005
    ... Right away he was inclined to put me back on the Adderall , but I said no, it HASN'T WORKED! Neither has the ... Unfortunately, she too seemed to always insist that Adderall was the answer for me. It didn't matter how many...

  7. Strattera? 17th October 2005
    ... Strattera takes awhile to get the full effect and Adderall is felt right away....
    ... except make me tired. However, two years ago I was on adderall and that made the world of difference I just haven...
    ... Strattera takes awhile to get the full effect and Adderall is felt right away. casinowife, cover your eyes while ... It's now been about 18 or so hours since I took my Adderall and I have been skipping my afternoon Ritalin (my ... doesn't seem to absorb the second release of the XR Adderall ). And now back to your regularly scheduled discussion...
    ... year, and I've been very happy with it. I've taken adderall and concerta and focalin and riddalin and maybe one...

  8. Do kids ever grow out of ADHD? 14th October 2005
    ... is 15, and we have been on all the different meds. Adderall , Concerta, Adderall & Straterra together, and even ... Medadate. The one we seem to keep going back to is the Adderall XR. She also takes 50mg. of Luvox per day, and 25mg ... meds affect them differently. One day the 30mg of Adderall she is on seems to be fine, and the next day it doesn...

  9. What is it with Doctors! 13th October 2005
    ... kinds of meds now. Different than yours (only 10mg Adderall , but maxed out on Zoloft). My mom used to say...
    ... have very similar experiences to you!! I was on Adderall for about 3 months and it was very sucessful for me ... my doctor seems to be very hesitant about giving me adderall l. I just switched jobs and re-locted to NYC and have...

  10. How to Test if Medication Is Working 12th October 2005
    ... but I still don't have a good med yet - I was taking adderall for about a year, but eventually was just taking it...

  11. So Frustrated 11th August 2005
    ... edications since 2nd grade (he's now in 6th). He is now in Adderall xr and Strattera, sometimes the meds have to be adjusted ... s, he says they feel like they help more than the Adderall xr most of the time! When they raised his Adderall...

  12. Children with Add/Adhd (on Meds) 4th August 2005
    ... My daughter age 8 is currently taking Adderall Xr (15 mg) I noticed a problem with my daughter for ... EXTREMELY moody and very mean. Now she has been on adderall for 2 years now and it does work great, these drugs...
    ... your child but to guide them. My son just started Adderall XR 10mg a few weeks ago and that has been a fear of...

  13. is my sons diagnosis accurate? 3rd August 2005
    ... to try and help his problems so he has just started Adderall XR 10mg a few weeks ago. I'm not seeing alot of difference...
    ... to try and help his problems so he has just started Adderall XR 10mg a few weeks ago. I'm not seeing alot of difference...

  14. Weight loss problems 30th July 2005
    ... anything at all (also messed up my sleep). Now I am on Adderall (10mg 2x daily) and I am just starting to have appetite...

  15. Parents being pressured to put their kids on ADD meds? 26th July 2005
    ... just tired of the b.s. that these makers of Ritalin, Adderall think I'm stupid or something I for one think I outgrew ... Someone I know has minimal brain cell/neuron damage from Adderall /Adderall XR. He wasn't even on it for 7 years more ... less when he was weening off Adderall he only tinkered with it a bit butting a little extra ... for more than 3-4 years...adult rats lets say 5 MG Adderall , see what happens. There is actually some people ... finding all the research, even debates to Ritalin, even Adderall , that includes Dexedrine from being marketed anymore...
    ... just tired of the b.s. that these makers of Ritalin, Adderall think I'm stupid or something I for one think I outgrew ... Someone I know has minimal brain cell/neuron damage from Adderall /Adderall XR. He wasn't even on it for 7 years more ... less when he was weening off Adderall he only tinkered with it a bit butting a little extra ... for more than 3-4 years...adult rats lets say 5 MG Adderall , see what happens. There is actually some people ... finding all the research, even debates to Ritalin, even Adderall , that includes Dexedrine from being marketed anymore...
    ... on it for 7 years more less when he was weening off Adderall he only tinkered with it a bit butting a little extra...

  16. ADD and time management 25th July 2005
    ... doctor about increasing my dosage. I'm already taking Adderall XR 30mg but I'm afraid a higher dosage might have...
    ... like to think I'm making progress. In addition to Adderall , I have been trying, with some success, to catch myself ... so mine is a double whammy. I'm taking only 10mg Adderall in the morning, and then an optional 5mg of Ritalin...
    ... hours just to get ready in the morning. I am taking Adderall , which helps my focus and therefore helps me be a ... reorganize my closet (really!) etc. etc. etc. The Adderall helps me focus, but I must still discipline and pretty...

  17. Hollistic ADHD remedies? 23rd July 2005
    ... You might want to do some of your own research about Adderall . Your doctor's statement that Adderall doesn't cause...

  18. called doctor about meds for add (and other stuff) 19th July 2005
    ... ADD now im 25 isnt ritilan for kids? i thought its adderall or something now? he also said to now try the anti...
    ... a Ritalin in the afternoon, and I'm 51+. I take an Adderall in the morning. I believe the Doc said the reason ... that the Ritalin has a shorter half life than the Adderall , and so is less likely to exacerbate the insomnia...

  19. adderall can make me moody? 18th July 2005
    ... i started 30 mg of adderall xr about a week ago and it started out great. lately ... pills estrogen level. i don't know - i went off the adderall and still felt horrible. has anyone else had a ... give me xanax. what else can i do? I was on Adderall and Zoloft at the same time, and felt this same way...
    ... When I was on Adderall I felt like I was one of the Sopranos. If I felt like...
    ... Thom, yes Adderall can make people moody. BUT, this is your 2nd week ... addictions? I'm surprised that you were prescribed Adderall . Be careful - it can be addictive, too....
    ... wd's. I am not worried about being addicted to the adderall because 1) it is being prescribed by a neurologist ... still taking them) 2) I actually HAVE adhd so the adderall is not addictive to me at all - it just works on the...
    ... I am not worried about being addicted to the adderall because 1) it is being prescribed by a neurologist ... still taking them) 2) I actually HAVE adhd so the adderall is not addictive to me at all - it just works on the ... Thom - I'm worried about your logic on this one. Adderall CAN be addictive despite the fact that you have ADD ... addiction potential. True, most people who take adderall (or hydrocodone) don't become addicted. That doesn...

  20. adult with add - adderall not working? 17th July 2005
    ... basically felt "better" within a day or so when I started Adderall . I take the regular release and take half in the...
    ... my son started on regular adderall and we tried xr. He said the xr didn't do anything...

  21. Why is Adderall a curse word at the Dr.? 17th July 2005
    ... I attempted to let him suggest Adderall by stating that I would like to try a non-extended...
    ... II drug is going to get the once (or twice) over. Adderall is abused by many patients, and every script is tracked...
    ... Yeah, I would ask him what he thinks about Adderall (non-XR) in your treatment, and maybe express your ... encourging post you have read in treating ADD/ADHD with Adderall from other individuals. It is becoming a practice...
    ... My son's pediatrition informed me that Adderall was taken off the market in Canada because it can...

  22. extremely tired on ritalin 14th July 2005
    ... is a grueling experience. has anyone switched to adderall due to this side effect? i have other side effect...
    ... drugs. I'm afraid I can't answer any questions about adderall as I've never been on it. Good luck!...
    ... is a grueling experience. has anyone switched to adderall due to this side effect? i have other side effect...
    ... brained and hyperfocused by Ritalin, as well as by Adderall and coffee. With each, the first dose or 2 made me...
    ... brained and hyperfocused by Ritalin, as well as by Adderall and coffee. With each, the first dose or 2 made me...
    ... it seems that except briefly in the beginning, the Adderall and Ritalin just make it worse. :( I don't think...

  23. Where does it end??? 13th July 2005
    ... dwindling and his friendships were few, we put him on Adderall which helped considerably. The only downfall with ... Adderall is the 'rebound' which he experienced every day from...

  24. ADHD Diagnostic Testing - Day 1 11th July 2005
    ... medicine. By the way, I've tried Dexadrine, Ritalin, and Adderall and feel that none of them do anything for me, so...
    ... 54 mg of Concerta and my 10 yr old takes 40 mg of Adderall xr. I have not been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD, but...

  25. Difference b/t Strattera & Ritalin?? 11th July 2005
    ... Ritalin, and it's new formulation, Concerta, along with Adderall are amphetamine salt based in that they "speed" the...

  26. add with anxiety 10th July 2005
    ... take with Zoloft. (100 mg.? 2. My son used to take Adderall 10 mg on and off for a 1 yr and a half. He didn...

  27. Should ADHD Meds make you feel more figidy? 7th July 2005
    ... him, said well it sounds like ADHD and he prescribes Adderall 20MG. So I take it and the first day or two I felt ... to. Has anyone had this happen to them? I know Adderall is a stimulant - and I dont really understand how...
    ... however. What is more important is the effect Adderall has had on you. It has made you more fidgetty and...
    ... great way to explain it. I would tend to agree that Adderall is not the drug for you, or probably any stimulant...
    ... yours too. *sigh* Anyhoo, my experience with Adderall was the same as dado's (along with my experiences ... s response I do recall the doc cutting back on the Adderall when I reacted like dado. It's been about 8 months ... now, and, as far as Adderall goes, I take one 10mg in the am, and then, sometimes...
    ... I'm a 33yo male with inattentive type ADD. I take adderall 20mg. I have noticed that it makes me a little more...

  28. adderall withdrawal - how long will it last! 7th July 2005
    ... I have been on Adderall for about 7 months and recently stopped. I know what ... helped. It would have been better to taper off the Adderall instead of quiting cold turkey. Tapering helps with ... already gained about 4 pounds since I have been off Adderall . I am not tall, so 4lbs on a petite person feels like...
    ... I have been on Adderall for about 7 months and recently stopped. I know what ... helped. It would have been better to taper off the Adderall instead of quiting cold turkey. Tapering helps with ... already gained about 4 pounds since I have been off Adderall . I am not tall, so 4lbs on a petite person feels like...
    ... I have been on Adderall for a couple months now, I started taking it because ... some other problems so my PM Doc told me to stop the Adderall , she said I could just stop it all at once, no weaning...

  29. Stratera ? 7th July 2005
    ... they are effective for varying lengths of time. Adderall and Adderall SR are the same medications which consist ... Dexedrine is made entirely of one of the amphetamines in Adderall . They are usually tried in that order because it ... generally thought that Dexedrine is the strongest, then Adderall , then methylphenidate. Physicians may choose one...

  30. Sexual problems. 6th July 2005
    ... information sheet that came along with the first dose of Adderall it listed many side effects but did not list to discontinue...

  31. Ritalin and what harm it can do????? 4th July 2005
    ... effect of it. My nephew had alot of stomach pains on Adderall , but he is off it now and the stomach problems vanished...
    ... caused my in-laws to insist my nephew be taken off Adderall . Mood swings are something that can flare up anytime...

  32. My Neg. Effects Of Adderall...anyone Get These? 4th July 2005
    ... ADHD last fall and was started on 10mg of 6 hour dose Adderall . It seemed to work amazingly. My fidgeting decreased ... he thought it would be best to start me on 30 mg of adderall xr. WOW that was amazing...it worked wonders. All ... Also can someone tell me the difference between adderall , concerta, and ritalin?? And why my doc iniially ... went straight for the adderall rather than the other meds?? IS one better than the ... have a better effect from another med rather than adderall ? THank you soooooo much for the help. Hope everyone ... and what I can't. First off, I just started taking Adderall for ADD. It's amazing. I actually feel calm. I ... the positive stuff, during the day when I'm taking adderall , I can get a little edgy, dry mouth, maybe little ... OCD'ers who obsessively think about everything, the adderall almost takes that away, but I get "flashes" of those ... have to with the "amount of time" you've been taking Adderall , but more about what your dose is, how you take it...
    ... ADHD last fall and was started on 10mg of 6 hour dose Adderall . It seemed to work amazingly. My fidgeting decreased ... he thought it would be best to start me on 30 mg of adderall xr. WOW that was amazing...it worked wonders. All ... Also can someone tell me the difference between adderall , concerta, and ritalin?? And why my doc iniially ... went straight for the adderall rather than the other meds?? IS one better than the ... have a better effect from another med rather than adderall ? THank you soooooo much for the help. Hope everyone...
    ... life, with text-book examples of each. In addition to Adderall , I'm taking other medications, both to deal with my ... definitely less anxious now than I was before I took the Adderall , which I'm still taking, though in low doses. I ... because its an anti-depressant, but to off-set the Adderall so I can sleep before 4:30am (not too happy with the ... than most, in that I'm still only taking 10mg of Adderall after about 6 months....
    ... life, with text-book examples of each. In addition to Adderall , I'm taking other medications, both to deal with my ... definitely less anxious now than I was before I took the Adderall , which I'm still taking, though in low doses. I ... because its an anti-depressant, but to off-set the Adderall so I can sleep before 4:30am (not too happy with the ... than most, in that I'm still only taking 10mg of Adderall after about 6 months. Thanks for the compliment...

  33. Adderall withdrawals...Can anyone share their experience? 3rd July 2005
    ... I was put on Adderall for a disorder called dysautonomia...not anythinglike ... t have any withdraw symptoms when I stopped taking Adderall , but I was weaned off slowly....
    ... responding. Do you mind me asking how long you were on Adderall and what was your dosage? And how long did it take...
    ... I have been on Adderall XR 30 mg twice a day for almost a year.... I have...
    ... I have been on Adderall XR 30 mg twice a day for almost a year.... I have...

  34. adderall tolerance 30th June 2005
    ... Unfortunately, yes, it is possible to build up tolerance to Adderall . You are on a relatively low dose so your doc might...

  35. ADHDers - do you take your meds on weekends? 29th June 2005
    ... Interesting responses. I just started taking Adderall and it has been great so far. My doc said take them...

  36. normal life 29th June 2005
    ... antidepressants, tested me and prescribed 15 milligrams of Adderall XR which is a very low starting dose. It didn’...

  37. taking adderall and very sleepy 29th June 2005
    ... 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...

  38. cylert? 29th June 2005
    ... 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...

  39. newbie: any feedback would be great :0) 28th June 2005
    ... 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...

  40. Adderall for addicts? 28th June 2005
    ... your 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...
    ... didn’t work – well, they didn’t work. Now she is on Adderall and not using drugs because now she can function like...

  41. Adderall XR 27th June 2005
    ... 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!...

  42. ADD or Bipolar???? 26th June 2005
    ... still a problem at work. My doctor added 20mg a day of Adderall last week and so far the combination is working great...

  43. If your child is Dx with ADD 26th June 2005
    ... way to go. He is very ADHD,was very depressed on adderall , we were frightened. Tried no meds for awhile he did...

  44. Medications/Side effects?? 25th June 2005
    ... 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...

  45. Doctor reluctant to prescribe Adderall 21st June 2005
    ... 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...

  46. help for my son on Ritalin la 30mg 19th June 2005
    ... 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....

  47. weepy boy on concerta? any one else expierience? 13th June 2005
    ... 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...

  48. How to treat ADD without drugs 12th June 2005
    ... 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...

  49. Understanding the differences in medications 7th June 2005
    ... 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...

  50. loss of appetite on concerta 6th June 2005
    ... 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...

  51. Need advice: Concerta v. Adderall 4th June 2005
    ... 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...

  52. questions about ADD meds. 31st May 2005
    ... 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...

  53. Adderall XR 28th May 2005
    ... 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...

  54. Ban ADHD meds 27th May 2005
    ... 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...

  55. Adderall withdrawal symptom? 27th May 2005
    ... 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...

  56. Add/adhd???? 27th May 2005
    ... medications uised for the two different symptoms. Adderall vs Ritalin...

  57. ADD and Tics 26th May 2005
    ... 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...

  58. Did Adderall slay my hyperactivity 25th May 2005
    ... 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...

  59. To those contemplating ADHD meds. 24th May 2005
    ... 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...

  60. Which Medication Best Addresses Inability to Focus? 17th May 2005
    ... 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 ....

  61. please need help with son, im going insane 15th May 2005
    ... his quality of life has greatly improved. He is on Adderall and doing great. It is nothing you have done, and...

  62. adderall 10th May 2005
    ... no doctor would give adderall to someone who doesnt have add/adhd....

  63. Question about adult ADD/ADHD 9th May 2005
    ... 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...

  64. Very important but odd question, pertaining to Adderall XR 30mg capsules 8th May 2005
    ... My adderall comes in blue tablet form but it's 10mg. so I dont...

  65. ADHD and Adderall 7th May 2005
    ... 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...

  66. ADD - Speech 7th May 2005
    ... absolutely no results. I am thinking about going on Adderall ...Anyone with speech problems find adderall to be...

  67. Strattera and nightmares? 6th May 2005
    ... strattera about 2 weeks ago. He was previously on Adderall and still is through the "transition" period. The...

  68. Adderall and mood swings? 5th May 2005
    ... 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 )....

  69. Concerta - Effects different for people w/o ADD? 3rd May 2005
    ... 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...

  70. Strattera - Why are so many doctors against it? 3rd May 2005
    ... 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...

  71. O.D.D along with ADHD??? 28th April 2005
    ... 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? ...

  72. HELP!! Need advice on 7 yr. old with ADHD! 27th April 2005
    ... 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...

  73. Concerta vs. Adderall for adult ADD 26th April 2005
    ... 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???...

  74. Low dose Adderall vs. Dexedrine&Ritalin 25th April 2005
    ... 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...

  75. adhd female and no meds are working--HELPP 24th April 2005
    ... 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...

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