Adderall XR

Active Ingredient(s): Amphetamine + Dextroamphetamine
Category: ADD / ADHD



Adderall XR Overview

Adderall[note 1] is a combination drug containing salts of the two enantiomers of amphetamine, a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant of the phenethylamine class. Adderall is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. It is also used as an athletic performance enhancer and cognitive enhancer, and recreationally as an aphrodisiac and euphoriant. By salt content, the active ingredients of Adderall are 25%levoamphetamine salts (the levorotary or 'l...

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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 7 minutes ago.
 
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 25 days 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.
 
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 3 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 6 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 7 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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.
 
Adderall
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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.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Amphetamine + Dextroamphetamine
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 25mg, 30mg, 5mg
  • Tablet: 10mg, 12.5mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 5mg, 7.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Adderall XR: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 54092-381 Adderall XR 5 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 54092-383 Adderall XR 10 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 54092-385 Adderall XR 15 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 54092-387 Adderall XR 20 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 54092-389 Adderall XR 25 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 54092-391 Adderall XR 30 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.

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