90 patient evaluations for Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine

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Echo Mountain
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Echo Mountain
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:M43y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:10y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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May 15, 2016 (Started Feb 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Memory problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibro fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The medication helped me focus and I couldn't see any long term side effects, but I didn't have any objective testing to verify that.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 6, 2010 (Started Feb 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Memory problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibro fog)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The medication improved my concentration, almost to the point of making me obsessive about the area of interest. I have enough energy to participate in home life nearly every day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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MomaK
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MomaK
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F44y
FM:10y Dx
CFS:9y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 22, 2016 (Started Feb 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: None
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Secondwinds
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Secondwinds
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F57y
CFS:25y Dx
FM:20y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Mar 28, 2016 (Started Dec 12, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Loss of energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibro fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Same as above although environmentally I feel forced to do more because I am in my home town with family and most of them do not understand. I do not drink and that is a Peer / Family pressure from way back and for the last year I stopped allowing their influence period. Old habits die hard and I am back in the old haunts.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 7, 2015 (Started Dec 12, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Loss of energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibro fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I am able to do more for myself than when I have not been on this medication. I do not lay in bed all day anymore however "push crash" is a constant reminder of no matter what energy I have I can deplete a reserve easily so I am accutely aware of my schedule.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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pattimarie
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pattimarie
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F57y
FM:24y Dx
CFS:21y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 7, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Racing heart feeling)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Four times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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zoomer
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zoomer
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
61 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Nov 29, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 100mg every morning. Besides calming me down, ordering my mind like file folders, giving me a longer attention span and ability to stay focused; it also gives me a mood lift and a bit of extra energy in the a.m. The name is Vyvanse
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 11, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 100mg every morning. Besides calming me down, ordering my mind like file folders, giving me a longer attention span and ability to stay focused; it also gives me a mood lift and a bit of extra energy in the a.m. I have afternoon food cravings and will overeat if not careful. I have terrible days if I run out of Vyvanse. I have taken this dose for a few years. It's efficacy has not declined. But, sometimes when I am up for a couple days from hypomanic cycling I will take an extra 30mg. Then running out early is a bitch.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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life well lived
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life well lived
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Oct 26, 2015 (Started Jun 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The most annoying part of taking this drug is jumping through all the hoops to get it because it is a controlled substance. If you have a doctor willing to write for it, ask for 90 day script.

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everon
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everon
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
35 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Aug 3, 2015 (Started Mar 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Stiffness in neck, Cold hands, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 4, 2015 (Started Mar 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Stiffness in neck, Cold hands, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 6, 2015 (Started Mar 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Stiffness in neck, Cold hands, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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QuestionGuy
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QuestionGuy
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 37
Condition: Chronic Pain Syndrome 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Chronic Pain Syndrome

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Mar 27, 2015 (Started Nov 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

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blodulv
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blodulv
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
33 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
ADHD

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Nov 12, 2014 (Started Apr 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Reduced pleasure in orgasm, Irritable and grouchy)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 3, 2011 (Started Apr 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Reduced pleasure in orgasm, Irritable and grouchy)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 23, 2010 (Started Apr 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Reduced pleasure in orgasm, Irritable and grouchy)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I occasionally (once every couple of weeks) take a 10mg at night if my regular dose has worn off or on a weekend day if I haven't taken my regular dose and it's late in the day. It seems much faster-acting than Adderall XR.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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LSK
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LSK
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: severe
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Dec 13, 2013 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Thirst, Mood elevated or improved, Heart rate increased, Elevated blood pressure, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Thirst, Heart rate increased, Mood elevated or improved, Insomnia, Elevated blood pressure

Aug 20, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Thirst, Mood elevated or improved, Heart rate increased, Elevated blood pressure, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Thirst, Heart rate increased, Mood elevated or improved, Insomnia, Elevated blood pressure

Jul 23, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Thirst, Mood elevated or improved, Heart rate increased, Elevated blood pressure, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Although I know that "happier mood" can be seen as being a "side effect" and can be problematic, for me this med has been a huge help! It has been a wonderful augmentation for the antidepressant medication, and has greatly improved my mood.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Thirst, Heart rate increased, Mood elevated or improved, Insomnia, Elevated blood pressure

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