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Adderall XR

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6.8  Effectiveness
6.5  Side Effects
7.3  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 9 Adderall XR side effects and 5 Adderall XR benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is amphetamine/dextroamphetamine and brand name is Adderall XR.

The active ingredients of this medication are dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamin aspartate monohydrate and dextroamphetamine sulfate.

Adderall XR is manufactured by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.

Mainly used in treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Famous People with ADHD
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Howie Mandel

In 2008 Howie went on the talk show Live with Regis and Kelly, where he spoke about having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Tygert "Ty" Pennington

A the age of seven he was diagnosed with ADHD by his mother Yvonne.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Adderall XR, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 10.5% 36.8% 32.9% 14.5% 5.3%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 9.3% 84% 5.3% 1.3%
Blood Pressure 1.3% 16% 77.3% 5.3% 0%
Breathing 0% 9.3% 88% 2.7% 0%
Confidence 7.9% 14.5% 42.1% 27.6% 7.9%
Coordination/Motor Skills 5.3% 18.7% 45.3% 18.7% 12%
Digestion 1.3% 9.2% 84.2% 5.3% 0%
Emotional Well-being 10.5% 17.1% 30.3% 35.5% 6.6%
Energy 10.3% 16.7% 20.5% 23.1% 29.5%
Eyesight 0% 2.7% 95.9% 1.4% 0%
Memory 10.3% 16.7% 30.8% 33.3% 9%
Mental Clarity 14.3% 14.3% 16.9% 29.9% 24.7%
Pain 0% 8.1% 90.5% 1.4% 0%
Patience 7.8% 33.8% 19.5% 27.3% 11.7%
Sexual Health 1.3% 9.3% 80% 6.7% 2.7%
Skin Complexion 1.3% 8% 85.3% 5.3% 0%
Sleep 22.8% 25.3% 31.6% 15.2% 5.1%
Stress Level 6.6% 28.9% 34.2% 19.7% 10.5%
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Commonly Reported Adderall XR Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Cold Symptoms 95.8% 4.2% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 71.6% 18.9% 4.1% 2.7% 2.7%
Fatigue 81.3% 8% 6.7% 4% 0%
Depression 70.8% 16.7% 12.5% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 91.7% 4.2% 4.2% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 63% 20.5% 12.3% 2.7% 1.4%
Blurred Vision 95.8% 0% 4.2% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 95.8% 4.2% 0% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 92% 8% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 87.5% 8.3% 4.2% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 79.2% 16.7% 4.2% 0% 0%
Anxiety 75% 16.7% 8.3% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 90.4% 5.5% 1.4% 2.7% 0%
Nausea 88.9% 8.3% 1.4% 1.4% 0%
Dry Mouth 60% 0% 40% 0% 0%
Rapid Heartbeat 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Dizziness 80% 14.7% 5.3% 0% 0%
Crying / Sadness 70.1% 16.4% 9% 3% 1.5%
Change in Weight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Feelings of Anger / Rage 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
General Discomfort 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Insomnia 64% 24% 12% 0% 0%
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 97.2% 1.4% 1.4% 0% 0%
Emotional Oversensitivity 70.6% 13.2% 7.4% 5.9% 2.9%
Nervousness 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 49.3% 21.7% 20.3% 5.8% 2.9%
Muscle Cramping 83.3% 8.3% 8.3% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 92.6% 7.4% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Adderall XR Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Diarrhea 85.4% 4.2% 4.2% 4.2% 2.1%
Reduced Libido 92% 4% 0% 0% 4%
Anxiety 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Appetite Loss 34.8% 23.2% 20.3% 11.6% 10.1%
Abdominal Pain 87.5% 6.2% 2.1% 4.2% 0%
Reproductive System Disorders 95.5% 0% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5%
Difficulty Urinating 92.5% 1.5% 3% 1.5% 1.5%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 98.5% 1.5% 0% 0% 0%
Insomnia 53.1% 28.6% 6.1% 2% 10.2%
Change in Weight 51.5% 25% 14.7% 5.9% 2.9%
Irritability / Impatience 80% 0% 20% 0% 0%
Constipation 79.2% 14.6% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
Vomiting 94.4% 4.2% 1.4% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 83.3% 8.3% 4.2% 2.1% 2.1%
Dry Mouth 49.3% 18.8% 10.1% 11.6% 10.1%
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Episodes since taking Adderall XR
Since taking Adderall XR Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 2.3%
Fall 1.1%
Hallucination 1.1%
Hospitalization 3.4%
Seizure 2.3%
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User Comments about Adderall XR
21 May 2018 I am on Fluxotine but I think this stop working for me.
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12 Apr 2012 i took adderall xr for a month it worked great , and then some day it will work some day it wont....it also make me very sleepy and spacey....
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12 Jan 2012 i love the focus, and how social it makes me. Also the increase in my grades i went from a 1.0 GPA student to a 3.12GPA. but the things i hate about it is the insomnia, racing thoughts, mood swings, anxiety, and depresseion, when it wheres off. It feels like all you wanna do is sleep but all you can do is lay in bed and wait to go to sleep. finaly my sexdrive has gone down, along with my penis size when non erect. then when i am doing stuff with my gf its very hard to keep it up, and get it out... thats all i'll say. ha but other than that adderall XR is a pretty swell drug.
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05 Oct 2011 It's one of the better medications I've had. Severe cotton mouth. Weight loss. Appetite loss. Keeps me awake at night.
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26 Sep 2011 It is great for maintaining focus. Talk to doctor before taking.
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