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Adderall Medication

What is Adderall?

Adderall is a form of medication that contains both amphetamine as well as dextroamphetamine. These two ingredients help stimulate the nervous system that adds hyperactivity and control. This medication is often prescribed to help treat narcolepsy and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). The two ingredients can cause someone to form an addiction, therefore it is important to no share this medication to anyone as well as those who have a history of abusing drugs. Individuals should be cautious as to take this medication as directed in order to avoid fatality or serious side effects to the heart.

What are some side effects when taking Adderall?

Along with what this medication is taken for, some individuals can expierence some side effects that can become worrisome. Even though these side effects occur, there may be no need for concern as these are not considered to need attention. Some common effects can include:
• Bladder pain
• Trouble with urination
• Lower back pain
• Side pain
• Irregular heartbeats
• Anxiety
• Weight loss

These side effects may not always be seen, but when they are individuals may begin to worry. When experiencing these symptoms, individuals may not know what to do or how to treat them. Read below to find more commonly asked questions that have been answered by Experts.

Can a child be taken off Adderall just for weekends and holidays?

Typically, it may be safe to discontinue a child’s dosage of Adderall for a short while, this is if the child is primarily inattentive ADHD and is able to handle being on their own without medication. In the case the child is taking a non-stimulant medication for this condition, it may not be advised to quit the Adderall.

Is it safe to prescribe both Adderall and Xanax at the same time?

Adderall and Xanax have two different methods. Xanax can be used to reduce anxiety whereas Adderall contains amphetamine that can often produce anxiety. When someone has been diagnosed with ADHD, they may be able to take both medications at the same time and no experience any complications or side effects.

If a prescription for Adderall was stolen can an individual obtain an early refill online, or would they need to obtain this from their primary doctor?

If someone wants to obtain Adderall from an online site, this is considered illegal for someone to provide what is considered a controlled substance without an evaluation. Therefore, it may be completely impossible for someone to receive this type of medication online. However, it is legal for a doctor who has already performed an exam before to re-prescribe this medication.

If someone wants a doctor to re-fill a prescription that should not have been completed yet because of being stolen or misplaced, this may be possible. However, some doctors are leery when prescribing another bottle since this medication has been known to be abused.

Adderall is a common medication that is used to help treat ADHD in both adults and children. When this medication is prescribed, side effects can arise as well as some individuals may come across some complications that could make it to where they are no longer eligible to take it. When this occurs, they will need to find another effective mediation. For more information on how to use Adderall or the proper dosage, individuals can contact Experts.
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