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I wouldn't recommend trying it without consulting your doctor first, it could be very dangerous indeed.

Adderall and Xanax

My doctor prescribed me Adderall and xanax (well actually niravam which is the same active ingredient in an instant dissolve form) at the same time. His only concern was that prescribing a medicine to treat anxiety with one that can cause it would be counterproductive. He said there weren't any major health issues.

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I'm Leum and this is a separate answer based upon my personal experiences and research. I agree that you should only take adderall and xanax with a doctor's approval, but since you state that you have the doctor's approval and he claims there are no major health issues, you needn't be concerned.

I have personally been on a combination of adderall and xanax or Valium for many many years, and it is quite effective for me. People react differently to medications and I assume that you have ADD or ADHD since you are being prescribed adderall. I too have ADHD and just adderall by itself has a calming and focusing effect on me. adderall, although an amphetamine, does not create the typical non ADHD person's response as my biochemistry and physiology is different.

Due to stress and anxiety, I also require either the xanax or Valium. The combination works very well for me, and so long as you watch for drug dependency problems whereby you begin increasing the dosages at a steady pace, you'll be okay. Just taper off when you want to stop taking the medications as both can be psychologically addicting, and the xanax or Valium can cause physical addiction whereby you can suffer dangerous and even life threatening withdrawal. But again, tapering off by slowly reducing the dosage over a period of time is not difficult.

One final comment is that when you initiate therapy, don't be overly concerned about increasing dosage until you reach the point where you find relief. Then once you have found your own proper dosage, you should not require to increase from there, else you may be developing addictive behaviors.

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