91 patient evaluations for Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine

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Jul 1, 2015 (Started Jul 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

Jun 15, 2015 (Started Mar 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for narcolepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Mild (jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5-2.5-2.5-2.5 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Took first thing (early) morning. Unexpected Benefits: helped with my depression (cheered me up!), BUT...it also RAN MY BLOODPRESSURE, & HEART RATE UP!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 27, 2015 (Started Nov 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 12, 2014 (Started Apr 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Mild (irritability, reduced pleasure in orgasm)
  • 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 attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (irritability, reduced pleasure in orgasm)
  • 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 attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Mild (irritability, reduced pleasure in orgasm)
  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Oct 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Severe (jaw clenching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

Dec 13, 2013 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, elevated blood pressure, mood elevated or improved, thirst, tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: tachycardia (fast heart rate), thirst, 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 (insomnia, elevated blood pressure, mood elevated or improved, thirst, tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: tachycardia (fast heart rate), thirst, 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 (insomnia, elevated blood pressure, mood elevated or improved, thirst, tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • 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: tachycardia (fast heart rate), thirst, mood elevated or improved, insomnia, elevated blood pressure

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Mar 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Mild (giddiness, overly talkative (talk too much))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Mar 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jul 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (increased appetite, decreased appetite, irritability)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily

Oct 16, 2011 (Started Jul 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (increased appetite, decreased appetite, irritability)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: On terms of the side effects, when I take it I have no appetite. But I see this as a positive cause it keeps me from eating all day lol. HOWEVER the withdrawal side effects when it wears off is the opposite so my appetite becomes supercharged. My weight kind of maintains though but if I want to lose weight I eat then take it later in the day so at night by the time it wears off, I'm ready for bed soon.

Jul 19, 2007 (Started Jul 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased appetite, decreased appetite, irritability)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The positive effect is that it limits my appetite so I don't eat as much. The negative effect is when it wears off, my appetite becomes supercharged. But I've learned to control my appetite after it wears off.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Dec 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heat intolerance)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 1, 2013 (Started Dec 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (heat intolerance)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: stay out of heat

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 11, 2013 (Started Sep 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 37.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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