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Jun 12, 2004
... Yes, this is one of the typical side effects of Adderall. The rebound effect occurs when the drug leaves your system. Your body sort of "races down" from the increase in your metabolism that adderall causes. This causes you to sometime feel tired, cranky, and depressed. ... (1 replies)
... You may well have extensive experience with Adderall, and we'd all love to hear your opinions, but you'll probably receive a better response from a community to which you are new if you're respectful. ... (7 replies)
... There are two different types of Adderall you can take. One is time released and the other is about a 6 hour drug. ... (7 replies)

... I did not suggest taking massive doses of Adderall right off the bat, so please don't say that I did. You do need to work your way up, however, one needs to realize that there starting dose won't always work. ... (7 replies)
... Im usually on the pain board, posting there.. Ive had ADD for years. First 10 yrs ago it was Strattera, then Ritalin abour 8 yrs ago, and my doc is going to prescribe Adderall possibly for me. ... (7 replies)
... The minimum necessary dose? That's some bad advice. The most common reason for poor outcome from Stimulant medications is under-dosing. Dr.Biederman, who's the head of the ADHD unit at Mass General and A Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard University states, "Pediatric Dosing, Pediatric Effects." There is not one published study that has shown risks in dosages that exceed... (7 replies)
... Side effects are similar to Ritalin, difficulty sleeping and temporary loss of appetite are the main ones, feeling "wired" is a sign of having taken a little more than you really need. ... (7 replies)
... I'm not sure you understood the idea of 'minimum necessary dose.' Necessary means the amount required to have positive effects, not necessarily the minimum available dose. ... (7 replies)
... The necessary dose does vary somewhat from person to person. For example, I'm an adult, and I do best on 2. ... (7 replies)
... DO NOT take 20mg every 2 hours or so. This can lead to seizures. What is your total dose per day now? ... (6 replies)
... I have been reading some of the threads here, and its gotten me worried. Im on a lot of narcotics, and Im not an abuser or an addict, so I dont have to worry about that, but where I see ppl that get addicted to this med of course, I get concerned. ... (7 replies)
... I have learned all of this because six years ago I was in a similar situation to what you're in now. I had a doctor that was willing to work with me, but had no history with ADHD or knowledge of the medications involved. ... (7 replies)
... The other recent poster who became dependent on it was probably using it as a substitute for sleep, whether knowingly or not. Avoid that scenario, take the minimum necessary dosage exactly as prescribed, take a drug-free day when you get the chance, and the probability of addiction is very small. (7 replies)
... ow. I been diagnosed with ADD and was prescribed time released adderall. I took it in the morning as directed. The first few hours I was sort of nervous about what to expect. But I was constantly yawning. And sort of sleepy feeling. This lasted for several hours. Then I past. ... (2 replies)
... My doc sent me to a psychologist because like you, I was exposed to the "possible idea" of me having ADD and I mentioned it to him. I saw the commercials on TV. My wife picked up on it also by the way. I told the psyc up front I wanted to see if that was what this was. ... (3 replies)
... Maybe someone can help, maybe some have experienced what i have and have some opinions and so forth. ... (8 replies)
... I'm going to be difficult and ask a couple of more questions. ... (7 replies)
... I want to underscore a principle both Jane and Thu touched on. ... (37 replies)
... those skills that every adult needs to survive in the adult world. Nor can those meds teach subjects and skills learned through education, study, and practice. ... (11 replies)
... drug, but I still want something that gives me a 24 hour effect, so after reading a lot on this and other boards on what to expect, I'm going to give Strattera another shot when my clinical trial is over. ... (1 replies)

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