3 patient evaluations for Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine taken for the purpose of 'problems concentrating' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Nov 12, 2014 (Started Apr 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • 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 problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • 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

Oct 3, 2011 (Started Apr 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight loss, irritability, decreased appetite, dry mouth, anxious mood, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased appetite, irritability, dry mouth, weight loss, insomnia, anxious mood

Oct 21, 2010 (Started Apr 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight loss, irritability, decreased appetite, dry mouth, anxious mood, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It seems like maybe the honeymoon is over--I think not sleeping enough and added life stress are mitigating the effects of this medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased appetite, irritability, dry mouth, weight loss, insomnia, anxious mood

Aug 8, 2010 (Started Apr 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight loss, irritability, decreased appetite, dry mouth, anxious mood, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Unexpected benefits: Initially I had more energy but that became less noticeable as I adjusted. I tend to be more talkative while taking Adderall. Impact: I'm able to concentrate more effectively; I end up getting more of my goals completed.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: decreased appetite, irritability, dry mouth, weight loss, insomnia, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2009 (Started Mar 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, weight loss, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily
Side effects: weight loss, dry mouth, insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks
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