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Hello, I'm a college student. I am 20. Without Adderall I would fail most classes. Thank you.

AnswerI have not taken it long but I did watch the super cool true life on MTV about taking adderall and from what they said the good effects are clearly better grades and more ease in normal every day tasks. But they also said it can cause OCD like behaviors. For me it makes me eat almost half as much as I use to. As a fat kid, I think that rocks but if you have a child who you think may have an eating disorder this is not the stuff for them. Its speed so it really knocks me out at the end of the day. If I drink too much caffene I feel like im about to have a heart attack and I get dizzy pretty easily. ANSWER:when I take my adderall i become very fixated on certain things - i frequently wash my hands and if taken in the evening i am up all night long....I am certainly more productive! but it causes me to have OCD like effects and there is also increased energy (Adderall is also prescribed for people with Narcolepsy). DECREASED APPETITE IS A BIG ONE TOO! you will also think much deeper into things... oh and also i become dehydrated with a constant dry mouth so I Drink Water In Excess. Adderall also causes me to experience irritability and anxiety(NERVOUSNESS) . and increased heart rate.

but overall-

---in 9th grade i used adderall....Straight A's with no Suspensions or referalls!

10th grade (NO MEDICATION) - I only passed 2 out of my 8 classes for the year(one of them being Gym) the Principal's office everyday - class cuts, skipping school, classroom distruptions, and basically i was just a nonstop CLASS CLOWN, and i had no ambitions at all. (I will note that I had a lot of fun though being medication free)-but was not worth all the trouble and problems, looking back on the past.

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Is it safe to take adderall when you are taking Xnax?

You really shouldn't be on a prescription for Adderall and Xanax at the same time. It's possible that Adderall could potentiate the effects of the xanax. That means that if you mix them, you normal dose of Xanax could knock you out. It also depends on if you are taking Adderall because you have been diagnosed with ADD. The effects of Adderall are different for people who do not have ADD.

Why would someone be prescribed Adderall?

Adderall would usually be prescribed for an individual who has been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. Some doctors are now prescribing it for depression and weight loss.

What is Adderall used to treat?

Adderall is normally used to treat attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A person can be diagnosed with both or with just one of the above. Some psychiatrist may also prescribe it for people diagnosed with depression that is not responding very well to the usual meds of antidepressants.Adderall is known to be abused and is a controlled substance.Adderall is also used to treat narcolepsy. Although it is a drug of abuse, studies have shown that the abuse is not usually among those who take it for ADD or ADHD or Narcolepsy but, instead, among those who take it who do not have these conditions.Adderall is usually used to treat ADD, ADHD, and narcolepsy. It is sometimes also used for weight loss.

Is Adderall an antidepressant?

No, Adderall is a psychostimulant drug used mainly in the treatment of ADD and ADHD.

What percentage of people have ADD?

five percent of teens are diagnosed with ADD/ADHD five percent of teens are diagnosed with ADD/ADHD

Is 25mg of Adderall too much?

No. It is well within the normal dosage that people who have been diagnosed with ADD take. Most people take between 10 and 30 milligrams twice a day.

What is Adderall used for?

Adderall is used mainly for ADD and ADHD.

Why would MD prescribe adderall for depression?

adderall affects dopamine and (to a much lesser extent) norepinephrine and can be used for treatment resistant depression. in my opinion they work better as anti depressants than all the SSRIs, SNRIs, etc I've taken. i also have ADD though,

Can a person be diagnosed with add and ADHD?

The person can only be diagnosed with ADHD when he/she is born.

If someone without ADD takes adderall will they get the opposite effects of someone with ADD?

Yes, adderall is a stimulant although for reasons unknown it has a calming effect on people with ADD. So if someone who does not have ADD were to take it, it would serve as a stimulant.

Why is Adderall prescribed to people?

To help with their ADD/ADHD

Where can you get Adderall without a doctor's prescription?

You cant, I'm a doctor and the only way to receive Adderall is if you have ADD or ADHD.

What medicines will make you test positive for amphetamines?

Adderall, Adderall XR, Ritalin and other ADD/ADHD medications.

What are the side effects if a person that has ADD takes a 20mg adderall?

It depends on how bad the person's ADD is. for some people, 20mg will make them focus to their full desire. But keep in mind that adderall isn't successful for everyone- it is not always the right ADD medication for some people because of negative affects, such as extreme depression when you are coming down from it, irritability at unnecessary things, feeling a dependency to want it more often, etc.

Your son was just diagnosed with add and OCD he is 6 years old?

i was diagnosed with it when i was 7.

Im on 30mg adderall and you feel like you have been going insane lately like your brain isnt in the right place you also smoke weed a couple days ago could you still be having affects from that help y?

Well I'm in the same boat you are. Diagnosed with ADD, i was perscribed Adderall, and for a little while, i was still smoking pot every day. I found that as soon as i smoked, it negated all the effects of the adderall. Even if i smoked right after dosing, it would basically make the rest of the day worthless. First things first, you need to talk to the doctor who prescribed you the adderall. If you obtained it illegally, STOP TAKING IT! A proffessional needs to assess your history, psychological health, etc. Also, stop smoking the reefer. Trust me, its only making your ADD worse.

What drugs are good for studying?

if you are ADD go to the DR and get Adderall

Are more girls than boys diagnosed with ADHD?

No, Boys Are The Ones That Are Diagnosed With ADHD/ADD.

Can ADD start at 15?

I know that ADD can start as early as childhood. I was diagnosed when I was about 16 years of age and my doctor told me that I had ADD way before I was ever diagnosed. So the answer to your question: Can ADD start at 15? Yes it can

Does adderall contain THC?

No. Why would an ADD pill contain THC?

What effect does Adderall have an ADD?

adderall is an amphetamine which stimulates brain function. however it is unlike its cousin methamphetamine in the sense that its effects are more "controlled".

How does sugar affects the attention in small children?

Sugar makes children hyper and distracted. It is hard for them to physically sit still and they are often diagnosed with ADD. Small children naturally have a lot of energy to begin with.

What do you tell your doctor to get Adderall?

to get adderall, you have to have ADD/ADHD and i also heard Narcolepsy. tell him you cannot concentrate on school work and such. that's basically it lol

What happens if you mix weed and Adderall?

You will just get high. The high will last till it is over and then you will experience the either calming effect of adderall (if ADD) or the hyped up effect for the adverse effect for persons without ADD or ADHD

What percentage of children were diagnosed with ADD or ADHD in 1990?

no one had any idea what ADD was in 1990