I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was 6. My psych put me on Adderall recently, and I was wondering how I could tell her that I can feel it working, but it's not quite enough without throwing up a bunch of red flags.
It really shouldn't be a problem. Talk to your psych, tell him that you believe the Adderall is helping a little. Then explain why you think your dosage is too low.
You said you just started taking it recently, but when I started taking Adderall, I noticed the difference from day one. And I didn't even start taking for ADD. It was prescribed for me to counteract the drowsiness that is a side effect of the anti-depressant and anti-anxiety meds I was already on. Only after I started the Adderall, did we realize how much more it did for me.
Whenever I have a bad spell or feel like I'm getting used to my meds, I tell my doctor and request that she raise my dosage.
BUT... I have always been wary of the potential for abuse of Adderall. It is an amphetamine and it can be addictive. I have told my psychiatrist and my GP of my concern and requested that they both be kept aware of the meds I'm on, any change of meds and any changes in dosages. This way I am being monitored by 2 doctors.
Don't hesitate to ask for a small increase if you really feel like it would be beneficial. Reassure your doctor that you are aware of the potential for addiction. Under no circumstances should you lie to your doctor. It certainly won't help your condition. If you have a history of alcohol or drug abuse your doctor will be reluctant to give you more - but if that was the case, he shouldn't have put you on it in the first place.
Just keep in mind that Adderall is a controlled substance and should be used as prescribed. I often can skip doses if don't have to worry about the drowsiness (like weekends or vacations), but I never take MORE than I should without consulting my doctor.
Really...don't be so concerned what your doc will think. Ask for small increases. The worst that is likely to happen will be that he may ask you to give it a little more time before considering any changes in dosages.
Zero. Go see a doctor. If you really need it that bad then you shouldn't have a problem getting a script, and you won't end up in the hospital with numb fingers and cold sweats.
I have the same problem, getting a prescrip is pissing me off and im about to go buy methamphetamines on the street
I'm going to have to say 60 mg My friend is prescribed to 60 mg and is supposed to take 3 of them so I don't think they go much higher then that
Answer: If you start to feel less alert or active than you used to while taking Adderall that is a good indicator. Also if you start to have a more difficult time focusing or paying attention, it's probably a good idea to go see your doctor and get a higher dosage.
ten to fifteen.
if you are ADD go to the DR and get Adderall
whenever you want to go to sleep
The best way is to not. Go get help
I know that a little while ago it was 40 mg for Bulimia, but if you are on Prozac and are thinking about changing the dosage or feel like your doctor hasn't given you the right dosage, go back to talk to him/her, or get a second opinion from a different doctor. Don't change dosage without advice from your doctor x
Yes it is perfectly safe. However, I would go by the prescribed dosage given to you by your doctor. If you are using the pills as recreation, I would be careful and be aware of your tolerance level. I took 2 10's today, and I feel fine. No headaches, or nausea.
Yes you can, especially if you need to go to sleep. I wouldn't recommend taking it though if you took a lot of Adderall, as the strain on the heart would be quite a pain.
Well, if concerta makes you sick then you should definitely tell your doctor and if he switches your meds there is probably an 80% chance he will prescribe adderall or some generic form b/c Ritalin and adderall are the go-to ADD meds
if you cant go without it and suffer physical withdraw when you dont have it you have a physical addiction to it. remember friends... adderall is essentially speed in a pill. adderall is HIGHLY addictive, which is why most docs wont prescribe it anymore unless your medical problem is really bad.
You go to jail. Selling narcotics and controlled substances is a felony offense.
adderall is a mixture of amphetamine salts, one of those salts is D amphetamine aka dextroamphetamine, the happy feeling you get from the adderall is all the dextroamphetamine, so if you making a choice between the two, go with the dexadrine
Adderall is an upper and Klonopin is a downer and you're not supposed to mix the two--however some people would say go for it... as for the benedryll on top, you're not supposed to mix antihistamines with Adderall either, but first hand experience is better than knowing drug facts!
well, you can, but seeing how adderall is a stimulant and trazadone is a sleeping pill, they wouldn't work if you took them at the same time. And why would you want to? But you can take adderall, and then once your sick of being awake FOREVER you can take trazadone to sleep. I would recommend ceasing any adderall about 5 hours before you plan on going to sleep, and then take the traz about 30 minutes before you go to bed.
Yes, they have been increased by 16.7% They are increased by that much in my location since the 26th.
Well just like me i was confused at first because i never got tested for add but everytime i take adderall i focus so good and my mind is clear. so i want to go get tested