92 patient evaluations for Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine

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Jan 25, 2013 (Started Jun 03, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Overwhelming fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Increased anxiety)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 9, 2012 (Started Oct 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Diarrhea, Increased insomnia, Anxiety and frustration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 24, 2012 (Started Jul 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Severe (Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Excessive yawning, Jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily

Jul 20, 2012 (Started Jul 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Excessive yawning, Jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dose: 20mg short acting in a.m. and 10mg short acting at 3 p.m. The first day of new dose was about 75% better. Up all day; took bedtime meds at 1:00 a.m.; woke up at 3:30 and was up for the day at 4:00 a.m. Second day was about 50% better than before I started, but I was yawning all day and started getting tired around 5:30. I started falling asleep during a movie between 5-7 p.m. and continued to nod off/fall asleep while I was on the computer and doing crossward puzzles. This is the third day and I woke up tired. It's 12:30 p.m. and I'm having trouble with concentration and vision. I notice that my sense of tiredness sometimes corresponds with vision and concentration problems. Another dose at 3:00 p.m. Will see PCP on Monday to discuss dose and the Sleep Specialist on Tuesday.

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 15, 2012 (Started Jan 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 7, 2012 (Started Jan 02, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Restless feeling in legs, Outburst of anger)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 10, 2012 (Started Feb 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Panic attacks)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 22, 2012 (Started Feb 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Panic attacks)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 5, 2010 (Started Feb 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 3, 2003 (Started Feb 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleepiness)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth, Loss of appetite, Mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 5, 2012 (Started Feb 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: lack of sleep, overwhelming life, too much to do and fatigue 24/7 made it difficult to get anything done. My son was diagnosed with ADD and was on it, and it worked great. So I went to my primary and said I want to try it, and even tho I dont have ADD, it has helped me get through my lists of things to do! Instead of " ok,call the doctor for appointment...look up this or that.....take your shot.." and never getting the doc appt made for example, its helped me focus on a task at a time.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 16, 2012 (Started Aug 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 25, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Addiction, Loss of appetite, Sexual dysfunction, Agitation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Adderall XR works pretty well for me. I find it works to treat ADD as well as depression - since the increased focus and productivity repels unwanted thoughts and helps me achieve a sense of accomplishment. I only take it 'as needed', so it can be a bit of an issue if I only have a small amount of work I need to get done that day, but end up being jacked on it for the rest of it. I try to be mindful not to take it too much or for a sustained period, because coming off of it produces a certain rebound low, increases my overall tolerance for the drug, and increases insomnia. It's best if I have a stretch of time to dedicate to my work and am in a distraction-reduced environment.

  • 0 helpful marks
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