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... Yes, stimulants can cause depression and mood swings. ... (8 replies)
... Are there any stimulants that are less likely that Adderall to cause depression? ... (3 replies)
... The abrupt withdrawal of many medications, including stimulants, can cause moodiness and depression. You might want to talk to your prescribing md about weaning yourself from this medication for drug holidays. ... (3 replies)

... Unfortunately, yes, stimulants can cause depression. ... (1 replies)
... There has been a recent study that links use of stimulants to development of depression. So the answer to your question is most likely yes. ... (3 replies)
504/IEP
Mar 16, 2011
... uses of the ADHD type. And no other medical problems contraindicate the use of stimulant meds. And the stimulant is dosed within their narrow window of efficacy. Stimulants help with attention up to the top of a very narrow bell curve of efficacy. A dose just over the peak begins to adversely affect attention. ... (27 replies)
Add and depression
Feb 29, 2008
... I went to the doc yesterday and was put on ritalin. I also have some depression. I have alot of anxiety but we are not sure if ADD is causing that or vise versa. Depression can definately cause concentration and memory trouble but it is possible to have both. My ADD symptoms have gotten really bad lately. ... (3 replies)
... The risk of addiction from the stimulants really is small. ... (13 replies)
... s is a side effect but the result of brain changes caused by the amphetamines. For example, there is a study out there that suggests over many years, SSRi's will cause serotonin receptor damage, possibly because of receptors being burnt out, overused, etc. ... (13 replies)
... The other stimulants are not effective as antidepressants except for the relief of not dealing with so much distraction. The stimulants can, in fact, cause more moodiness. ... (13 replies)
Adderall question
Dec 12, 2006
... cause depression and agitation. ... (3 replies)
... can cause depression, or depressive symptoms, such as lost of interest in things. ... (5 replies)
Addictive
Mar 10, 2004
... functioning at a 4 or 5 which is worse than before they ever began the medication. I was like this for about a year after quitting meds, it was HELL. It can also cause psychosis... permanent psychosis. This is rare but it happens. ... (25 replies)
... st step is to get your thyroid levels corrected. It isn't uncommon for antidepressants to be ineffective when thyroid hormones are off. Hypothyroidism can also cause ADD symptoms. ... (6 replies)
Signs of addiction
May 12, 2005
... That, my friend, was the doctor's point. Steroids can, and do, cause euphoria. Doesn't matter what you are taking them for. ... (21 replies)
... weight loss problems are a result of medication since these are typical side effects. Stimulants can cause depression as well according to new studies. ... (11 replies)
Strattera
Mar 26, 2011
... or suicidal. I had not been depressed when going on these medications. I even had birth control pills cause depression after only 3 months. ... (9 replies)
... Stimulants do cause depression. ... (40 replies)
... They also commonly cause apathy, social withdrawal, emotional depression. ... (30 replies)
My ADHD type
Jul 25, 2009
... You're right! It IS all in my head! My brain is short on certain neurotransmitters which is the cause of the symptoms of ADHD! ... (11 replies)




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