6 patient evaluations for Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine with a adherence rating of Sometimes

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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

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

Sep 17, 2011 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is a pure amphetamine (speed) and best left alone !
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 30, 2011 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The only fatique drug that works for me
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 19, 2010 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: addrerall keeps the fatique away and waked up the brain functions to keep me alert
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 12, 2010 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 30, 2010 (Started Sep 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Eat a nutritious meal before taking medication, do not over exert yourself, and check your weight regularly.
Side effects: decreased appetite

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2008 (Started Jan 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Adderall was way too much of a stimulant for me, even at a half dose. I may have gotten used to it, but got heart palpitations one day and stopped taking it completely. I only took it for one week

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 12, 1996 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (restlessness (akathisia), dry mouth, mood elevated or improved, weight loss, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Woo Hoo! Good stuff! Oh No! Too Good! I told my Doc I was having too much fun on this med and was on the verge of addiction. I gave him what was left in my bottle, and said GOODBYE TO AMPHETAMINES.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, restlessness (akathisia), mood elevated or improved, insomnia, weight loss

  • 0 helpful marks
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