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How much Adderall should I take at a time?

I was diagnosed with adult ADD (not ADHD) almost two years ago and have been taking Adderall XR 30mg in a.m. with 15 mg booster at mid day. My doctor has told me to take 30 mg at mid day, but I seldom take that much because I have such bad insomnia. I worry about the effects.

When did I take Adderall for my ADHD?

“You can’t live like this,” my psychiatrist said, and, shortly before Christmas, the good doctor scrawled me a script for Adderall. “And anyway, you have ADHD, so we’re killing two birds with one stone.” I’d popped some Ritalin in college, always before big tests, but I’d never used a stimulant ADHD medication in any sustained clinical manner.

Is it bad for an adult to take Adderall?

Adderall is prescribed to help restore the balance. But for adults who have no imbalance (no ADD) the damage from taking these substances is very real. Health Risks from Adderall Addiction:

How does Adderall help with narcolepsy and ADHD?

Article at a Glance Adderall is a commonly prescribed drug to treat ADHD and narcolepsy. Adderall increases neurotransmitter activity in the brain and attempts to compensate for deficits in dopamine common in people with ADHD. Adderall is frequently abused by people wanting to lose weight or improve their focus and concentration.

How many days to stay up taking Adderall?

Now the question arises, how long does Adderall stay in your urine? It sticks around for up to 3 days , meaning any lab tests involving blood (the first 24 hours)or urine may have abnormal outcomes due to its interference. So, it can stick there for 4 to 7 days , so you need to be extra mindful conscious when ordering tests.

How long does it take for your body to get used to Adderall?

After taking by mouth, Adderall begins to work in about 20-30 minutes but peak concentration levels are reached about 3 hours after administration. Therefore, while you can expect Adderall to begin working quickly, it will take a few hours to reach maximum effectiveness.

What is the most effective way to take Adderall?

Take Adderall in the morning, before breakfast. According to medical site AskDrJones.com, Adderall is best absorbed when there’s no food in the stomach. Food can slow down the effects of the drug and delay your improvement.

How long does it take for Adderall to clear your system?

Using Adderall XR (extended-release) will cause it to stay in your system for approximately 60 hours. On average, all amphetamines will clear your system in about 72 hours.

Are there any long term effects of Adderall?

Although many people have concerns about taking Adderall, it is one of the most studied and well documented drugs on the market. It has been in the pharmaceutical industry for a long time and generally is pretty well-tolerated. There are no documented negative long term effects associated with this drug if used for its intended purpose.

When did doctors call in Adderall prescriptions?

When before, you just simply called up your doctors nurse and she phoned in the prescription. So, I suspect that everyone that goes to your same doctor/clinic is now facing the same thing that you just had to go through.

What does it mean when your child is on Adderall?

What this means is, I spent all my formative years on Adderall, which is a prescription drug said to stunt growth in the children who are on it.

Is it safe to take expired Adderall?

In most situations, it is not recommended to take expired medication, including expired Adderall. While taking expired Adderall is not likely to cause harm, there a is a good chance that it will not be as potent as it once was when it was in-date and therefore, may not be as effective.

How long is hydrocodone good after expiration date?

The shelf life of hydrocodone is between 12 and 36 months. However, in many cases, it can last far beyond its expiry date.

How long does a prescription last?

A prescription is valid for 6 months from the date on the prescription, unless the medicine prescribed contains a controlled drug.

What are the reviews of Adderall XR for ADHD?

Adderall XR has an average rating of 8.1 out of 10 from a total of 171 ratings for the treatment of ADHD. 76% of those users who reviewed Adderall XR reported a positive effect, while 8% reported a negative effect.

How old do you have to be to take Adderall XR?

Since the FDA has not studied the use of Adderall IR in children younger than three years of age, or of Adderall XR in children younger than six years of age, the FDA does not approve the use of Adderall XR in these younger age groups. For more information about dosage, see the National Institute of Health’s Guide.

How did Adderall XR change my life?

“Adderall XR is Life changing (positively). I went from being massively distractable and procrastinate constantly to getting things done. I’m not just referring to school work or office work. I mean just showing up on time to meet up with friends.

How long do the effects of Adderall XR last?

Adderall extended-release (XR) can take about 30 to 60 minutes to start working, and it lasts for around 10 to 12 hours. Both IR and XR can lead to a crash as someone comes down from the effects of the drug, but XR tends to have less noticeable effects. Adderall immediate-release works within 15-30 minutes and lasts 4-6 hours.

How is Adderall XR used to treat ADHD?

Adderall XR may improve focus for people with inattentive ADHD, and decrease impulsivity and hyperactive behavior, the hallmark symptoms in patients with the condition. It has not been studied in children under the age of 6.

What are the side effects of Adderall for children?

Most people taking this medication do not experience any of these side effects. The most common side effects of Adderall XR are as follows: Children (ages 6 to 12): Loss of appetite, insomnia, abdominal pain, emotional lability, vomiting, nervousness, nausea, and fever.

It has not been studied in children under the age of 6. According to the FDA, Adderall XR is a federally controlled substance (“Schedule II Stimulant”) because it can be abused or lead to dependence. It is an amphetamine.

Is there a generic version of Adderall 20mg?

This topic has 73 replies, 56 voices, and was last updated 2 months, 1 week ago by addmom36. I’ve been prescribed adderall 20mg twice a day for 3+ years now and I’ve always gotten the generic Teva or Sandoz every now and then.

What are the side effects of taking Adderall?

Other symptoms include: lethargy, irritability, lack of motivation, and anxiety. I’ve also started experiencing painful restless leg syndrome that ruins my quality of sleep and makes the following day even worse, and I’ve never had RLS before in my life.

I was diagnosed with adult ADD (not ADHD) almost two years ago and have been taking Adderall XR 30mg in a.m. with 15 mg booster at mid day. My doctor has told me to take 30 mg at mid day, but I seldom take that much because I have such bad insomnia. I worry about the effects.

This topic has 73 replies, 56 voices, and was last updated 2 months, 1 week ago by addmom36. I’ve been prescribed adderall 20mg twice a day for 3+ years now and I’ve always gotten the generic Teva or Sandoz every now and then.

How long does it take to get rid of Adderall?

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Is it safe to take Adderall at age 60?

If you aren’t responding well to Adderall, you could try Dexedrine (a very old drug, and very cheap). Dexedrine is the active ingredient in Vyvanse. I haven’t come across any research that indicates that taking stimulants at age 60 or older is harmful.

Can a doctor write a prescription for Adderall?

And because of that, laws are being changed daily that are beginning to strictly regulate new protocols on how doctors have to follow half a dozen requirements now before they can even write a prescription. It leaves every patient feeling like a drug seeker.

If you aren’t responding well to Adderall, you could try Dexedrine (a very old drug, and very cheap). Dexedrine is the active ingredient in Vyvanse. I haven’t come across any research that indicates that taking stimulants at age 60 or older is harmful.

Who is the number one prescriber of Adderall in California?

Unfortunately, the majority of the practices enacted to try to prevent abuse do more to make life miserable to those with a legit need. To quote the above article…. “Kuemmerle was the No. 1 prescriber of the most powerful dosage of Adderall in California last year, federal authorities said.

And because of that, laws are being changed daily that are beginning to strictly regulate new protocols on how doctors have to follow half a dozen requirements now before they can even write a prescription. It leaves every patient feeling like a drug seeker.

How is Adderall used in the treatment of ADHD?

ADDERALL® is indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Narcolepsy. A diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD; DSM-IV®) implies the presence of hyperactive-impulsive or inattentive symptoms that caused impairment and were present before age 7 years.

When is the peak plasma concentration of Adderall?

Following administration of a single dose 10 or 30 mg of ADDERALL®to healthy volunteers under fasted conditions, peak plasma concentrations occurred approximately 3 hours post-dose for both d-amphetamine and l- amphetamine.

Can you describe the high / euphoria of Adderall?

There shouldn’t be any euphoria or high associated with it. If you have ADD/ADHD and you are taking the recommended dose when advised to, you should feel alert, lucid and able to concentrate, a bit of increased energy, and it should make you feel like your thoughts are organized.

Are there any side effects to taking Adderall?

Narcolepsy causes sleep deprivation causing anxiety, depression, and nights of no sleep at all. Most doctors hesitate to prescribe medication for these side effects. Finally found that Belsomra helps on those sleepless nights. Adderall is not the ‘magic bullet’ by itself and the stigma of having to take Adderall, Klonopin,, Wellbutrin]

How often do I take Adderall in a day?

I slam between 1-2 30 mg ir’s every 2-3 hours about 250-300 mg a day. I tell myself this is the last One for the day then when it wears off I say f it and have another. I’m 31 years old and I feel dead. Adderall is a living hell. When I do sleep I need Xanax and seroquel to do so.

Can a 25Mg Adderall make you tired and feel sick?

I hope you find exactly what works for you without any trouble. Yes, Adderall XR can cause unusual tiredness in some people. Please see the link below. If it makes you really tired all the time and affects your day to day activities then please let your doctor know. I was taking the 25mg ER up until July.

What are the side effects of Adderall XR?

3 Jun 2015. You can feel tired and nauseated on Adderall XR. These side effects will most likely lessen as soon as your body gets used to the drug. You aren’t feeling the benefits of the drug probably because you haven’t reached the right dose for you.

How long does the effects of Adderall crash last?

Within a few days, a person may notice further symptoms associated with an Adderall crash. These may last anywhere from 7 to 10 days.