90 patient evaluations for Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine

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ITalkToTheWind
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ITalkToTheWind
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
24 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Borderline Personality

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May 10, 2012 (Started Feb 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (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 ADHD (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 ADHD (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 ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Alie
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 15, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleepiness)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ADHD (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
KwazyKelli
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KwazyKelli
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: b
I have:
MS

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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.

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gloria2719
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gloria2719
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 35
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Mar 16, 2012 (Started Aug 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (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
jackvadams
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jackvadams
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
31 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
ADHD

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Jan 25, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (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.

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Blamonde
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Blamonde
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
59 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
ADHD

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Jan 15, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • side effects
    Mild (Breathing difficulty, Irritability)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lately, it is doing something to my respiratory system; my ears have felt plugged up the last couple of years. In the late 1990's, I was treated for Asthma because I was having some difficulty breathing.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Depth
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Depth
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
30 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
ADHD

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Nov 12, 2011 (Started Oct 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Lack of motivation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Loss of focus)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Insomnia, Loss of appetite, Anxiety and frustration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not drink coffee when you're on this medication. It will cause severe anxiety if even one little thing that's negative happens to you, especially if you are also neurotic. It seems to help my mood when I'm on it, but coming down from these stimulants can sometimes be depressing and lead to anxiety. It took me a little while to find good times to take the medication so it would last all day and not be too much or too little. If you take too much in one day, it will cause you to become anxious. I also found that it made me quite a perfectionist, so some projects are taking longer than they used to.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Kayterouselatos
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Kayterouselatos
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Nov 11, 2011 (Started Oct 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Firerose
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Firerose
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 40
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Nov 10, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Sleeplessness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
rudicollis
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rudicollis
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
27 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizophrenia

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Oct 20, 2011 (Started Jul 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 16, 2010 (Started Jul 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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