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Need Help With Adderall XR not working
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I was recently diagnosed with ADD I am 24 years old and have had it for years however it didn't effect my life to much until Recently. My doctor started me on Vyvanse 40 MG the first day I took it worked wonders and then the second day it didn't help at all, so the third day I took 60 Mg and still nothing, so the third Day i Tried 40 once more and had it no effects once again. So my doctor switched me to Adderall XR 30 MG once a day, I have took it in the past on occasion and it has always worked great for me; However this morning I took it at 6:45 and its is now 9:45 and I am feeling no effects; Good or Bad (no focus, no energy, nothing at all) I have also tried Concerta one day before starting the Adderall and felt absolutely nothing. This morning when I took my adderall I mad...
Updated 6 days ago.
Need help with finding doctor to refill adderall prescriptio
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I have been diagnosed and been taking Adderall XR for 15 years. I just called to schedule my appointment with my doctor and they told me sorry but he left without warning and I need to find another provider. I'm in a panic. I am on disability for numerous mental health and chronic illnesses and have been taking this med along with many others for 20 years. I am terrified of falling out of my routine with my meds. I don't know what or where to go and have no other doctors to go to. I'm just frantically trying to find someone who might know of where I can go to prevent a serious medical issue. Any suggestions on what or where I can get help would be GREATLY appreciated. I'm really starting to become hopeless because I have been desperately trying to find help with no succe...
Updated 18 days ago.
New on adderall
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my doctor just diagnose me with add something I have been dealing with hole life now 36 with two daughters and a wonderful wife I decided to get meds and go back to school to do a trade knowing that with out meds I would just give up and wouldn't be able to go back to school.So I went to see a nurologist for a second opinion and has my doctor thought I had a high score on the add test wich is really a questioneer!!! So my doctor started me on 5 ml for two weeks and then 10 for 4 weeks so I took my adderall in the morning before work it gave me the normal side effects headechs dry mouth less of a appetite but that's about it... But I didn't feel a change at all just the side effects so I went back to see my doctor and he put me up to 20ml a day that I just started today I don...
Updated 1 month ago.
adderall xr generic brand
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I have been taking adderall 30mg for two years now and it really helps me. but my last script I got filled was a blue capsule and is a generic brand..Dextroamp. this is awful. I refuse to take these pills. but due to my ins I can not get them changed..I know it depends on what mfg your pharmacist goes with. but my point is how can they even sell these things to drug stores anyways.. my doctor also told me they get lots of complaints on these pills and that they are gonna check further into the mfg of these things.. ## Hello, Debora! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problems that you've had. What are the markings on it? That would enable me to check more information on it for you. The color isn't enough to go on. The FDA lists this medication as carrying the risk of bein...
Updated 3 months ago.
Sensitive gums from Adderall XR?
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Hello I just started using Adderall XR (5 mg per dayfor 7 days and 5 mg more a week until reaching 20 mg per day) and I have noticed that my gums have begun to be sensitive and even hurt. I have read that some people experience this but there is very little that I could find about it. Supposedly it may be due to dry mouth, though I have used other meds that caused dry mouth and never have I had sensitive gums. I cannot floss my teeth as it hurts too much. And I am only on 10 mg a day at this point. I have rinsed my mouth, as was suggested online, with water and peroxide and I have also now purchased Biotene mouthwash for dry mouth. Has anyone here experienced this as well and if so is it something that will pass with time or is it something that I should worry about? Any and all input w...
Updated 5 months ago.
XR to me is a rip off.
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I said this on a couple of posts but want to make my own, what's up with these XR meds? They are all awful, but some people seem to love them which is good, but my experience XR means a weak quality, with a promise of quantity of time that never happens, what you get is crap, I'm sorry I been on Adderal XR which was horrible and some oxy XR which was more awful, IR, IR, IR, just like a green apple jolly rancher I don't suck it for hours, a suck for a minute and crunch that bad boy, instant gratification. The quality is much much better in IR form always.
Updated 10 months ago.
4 year old taking adderall xr
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My granddaughter has been given adderall xr for add - she DOES NOT have ADD at all-her mother just doesn't know how to parent. Please help - where can I go for help to report this? How does a DR prescribe this for a four year old? What kind of testing is required? ## This Med should not be given to a 4 year old. I take Adderall XR 10MG and I am 43. Adderall is amphetamine, (Speed). Find a new Dr. and throw the script away... ## The dr that prescribed the Adderall ER and the pharmacist that filled the rx has more education and training than anyone here. Not agreeing with your daughters parenting skills is something you need to discuss with your daughter. Chances are due to your attitude there are things that your daughter hasn't told you regarding your granddaughter. ## My grandd...
Updated 11 months ago.
adderall IR and wakefulness
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Is there anyone else who is on adderall right now and has been up for 24 hours? I'd love someone to talk to regarding this. ## Mee.. 24 hours and currently about to redose ## stars, you need to talk to your dr about lowering your dosage. Adderall is a good drug, but it can have side effects. Even those with ADHD can be given to high of a dose. You also need to get some sleep instead of taking another dose. Being awake as long as you have been can cause medical and psychiatric problems, ## If you're staying up 24 hours on the Adderall available today, you must be taking 50 a day. No way normal dose will do that these days. ## Kevin, not being able to sleep is a common problem when someone is taking too much Adderall. It doesn't have to be a lot to prevent someone from sleeping.
Updated 1 year ago.
New to adderall
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I was diagnosed wig ADD. I gave a big problem staying focus on one task. I usually end up starting 12 tasks and not finishing a one. Or not be able to start because of all of my ideas or plans for it. I've been on Adderall xr for about 45 days. I take 30mg in the morning and another 30mg around lunch. Never once had a euphoric feeling, yet it seemed to have been working! Now I don't have any focus like before I was on the med. I'm taking it directly as prescribed. I've never been on any other meds prior. Any insight. ## Sorry for the typos, also I don't get much sleep, always had this problem but it is worst with this med. My schedule is pretty hectic; I'm a single mother, active duty military, and full time student. I have managed to maintain a 3.8 GPA only By t...
Updated 1 year ago.
adderall dexedrine xr ir er vyvanse sweating hyperhidrosis
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Hi: I've been prescribed Adderall 20mg IR (generic amphetamine salts, 2x daily) and I found I was just dripping sweat in any type of heat or even at 40 deg after some exertion. My doctor switched me to dextroamphetamine (again, generic, 10 mg, 2x daily), and there is no improvement. The new drug is not as effective as the Adderall. My doctor is not that familiar with this class of drugs, but my pharmacist specialized in mental health drugs and suggested that an ER or XR version might work better. I've also read that some people do better on certain types of generics or the name brands. Has anyone found that: 1) an extended release version has physical side effects (i.e., sweating)? 2) a name brand, rather than generic, has been more effective at preventing side effects? 3) a dif...
Updated 1 year ago.
Adderall XR newbie
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I've been diagnosed Bipolar II. Am currently on, and have been for a few years, Paxil, Lamictal, risperdal and klonopin. Dr just prescribed 20mg Adderall XR cuz I've been complaining about distractibility. I've never been diagnosed with ADD. I've only been on the drug for two weeks, and after reading a bunch of stuff online, I'm scared to death of this drug. I wanna stop but I'm afraid of the crash. Will it be fairly easy since I've only been on it for two weeks? ## Hello, Deb! How are you? Yes, it will most likely be fairly easy, after such a short time, but you will still probably experience a crash. What side effects are scaring you? Perhaps those can be addressed to help you. The FDA classifies this medication as a stimulant, so it carries the risk of bei...
Updated 1 year ago.
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PLEASE someone help me understand this new medication my doc just put me on. Never taken Adderall before and wanting to talk to those of you who have experienced it's effects. i have 20mg capsules and i get headaches and my heart can race just a little but not bothersome yet. Yes, I have doc and pharm answers but i want real answers from people who use this in their lives. THANK YOU GUYS! ## Hello: I think that it is GREAT to question any new Psych drug that is prescribed. I have had some very bad experiences. I have taken Adderall since 2005 and it has been fantastic. I too have racing heart beats, shaking and sometimes very euphoric. I would suggest that you don;t take adderall and drink coffee or any other caffeine type product as I think this makes the nervous feeling worse. You...
Updated 1 year ago.
Adderall XR causing extremely dry eyes
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Ok I have searched this topic for months now and no one else seems to have a solution for my problem. I am currently taking 30mg Adderall XR which is prescribed by the doctor. I take the generic bc I've always been told there is no difference. I take my medication on the days I work and I take it very early so I am not up all night. This medication really seems to help me HOWEVER my eyes seem to become very dry!! Sticky almost and I'm in constant discomfort before my day is halfway over. I have tried only taking half my pill by separating it and I still have the same affect. I am miserable and the people in my life can tell. I'm constantly rolling my eyes or squinting to relieve the "dry eye" feeling but it just makes me look weird and doesn't really help. Here a...
Updated 1 year ago.
20mg Adderall XR - New Patient!
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I was prescribed Ritalin as a kid, then graduated to Adderall until I was 18. After that, my parents moved out-of-state, and I was no longer insured, so I decided to try and show everyone I didn't need medication to be 'normal'. I could never tell that the medication did anything for me, but my parents always seemed to notice a positive difference. I'm now almost 31, married, and doing pretty well, but I still struggle with focus (studying) and finishing tasks / forgetfulness, so I saw my doctor who prescribed me 20mg of Adderall XR a day. I took my first dose this morning, and had a homemade fruit smoothie with it... but within the first 30min or so I started to feel really antsy, super chatty, felt like I was about to bounce out of my skin, and experienced dry mouth, a...
Updated 2 years ago.
Took 1/4 of a 20mg XR Aderall
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I took a quarter of a 20mg pill. Will this be enough to be result in traceable amounts in my hair, and how long will this drug be in my system?
Updated 2 years ago.
Adderall IR/XR Comedown *Sleep Issues*Eating*
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I absolutely love the comedown almost as much as the initial effects. No matter how much in overall quantity I take, whether through the day/night or a at once. I just lay, sit, or do things when the comedown hits, and end up staring at anything and everything unintentionally. And if I don't try to focus, an excessive euphoria sinks in and shifts my view, almost as if on a trip of some sort, but I can shut it off and turn it on in a snap. People that complain about the Adderall comedown are a little on the closed-minded side of you ask me. The more you focus on hating/not wanting to come down, the more negative your body takes the reaction, not saying there aren't cases where it genuinely sucks for some people. But even on just 20mg, which doesn't make me very euphoric, the ...
Updated 2 years ago.
Adderall danger
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My husband is 48 years old. He has adhd problem since he was a kid. Last 7 years his phyciatrist prescribed him Adderal 30mg which helped him a lot to focus and etc, and eventually it helped him a lot in his career. He would have never succeed in his profession without those pills. Last year he was going through mid-life crisis, his father died-he started abusing those pills. Then he became tolerant to them and switched to methamphetamine for one month. After spending 1 month in rehab and being unemployed for 4 months and clean for now-he is trying to find another job, and now he says he can't be productive without adderall-he can't focus on anything, even writing his CV. I don't know what to do. I see he really has ADHD, and he can't be productive without those pills, b...
Updated 2 years ago.
I May need ADDitional Help!!!
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I'm 38 years old I wake up 6 30 every morning and chew 4-Adderall 30xr beads. Work all day by noon take 2 more along with 2 oxycontine 80's Then that's it for adderall. I come home from busting ass all day smoke a bowl and take another 2 prescribed oxy I'm worried I might have a heart attack or stroke. But I sure feal good all the time 100% prescribed ## Hello, Kyle! How are you? Yes, with that much Adderall XR, you could be in danger, it can be risky, since it increases heart rate and blood pressure. What type of doctor has prescribed that many to be taken like that? It doesn't make any sense. Both of these medications also carry the risk of being habit forming.
Updated 2 years ago.
Adderall XR 5mg hair loss in children
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My granddaughter been on this medicine for 4 months. She have loss almost all her hair, it is less than 1in. How can I help her I am not going to give her this medicine anymore. ## Hello, Madeline! How is that little lady doing? Yes, that can be a rare side effect of Adderall, because it can affect the blood flow to the scalp. She will most likely need to switch to a different medication. Has her pediatrician been consulted about this? Once a switch is made, her hair should grow back.
Updated 2 years ago.
where can i get it? Who has it?
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Been on 30mg XR many years. Supply dried up. CVS & Wllgreens Ran out. Where can I get my script filed? ## Unfortunately, I don't have an answer you. We have had many posts about this recently from many people who are having problems getting their prescriptions filled. There was a shortage reported to the FDA a few months ago and it seems that not everything has been resolved yet, with the supply chain. The only thing I can suggest is talking to your doctor about using an alternative medication in the meantime. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Damn if all of you where in Washington State I could tell you 3 pharmacies off the top of my head that has Adderall ir in stock. Don't get me wrong 2 months ago I found out about the shortage and did my homework early and stak...
Updated 3 years ago.

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