10 patient evaluations for Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine taken for the purpose of 'fatigue' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Jul 14, 2017 (Started Apr 01, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5-7.5-7.5-7.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2016 (Started May 28, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (jittery feeling, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I took it rarely to help get me through work. It worked well, but my insurance wouldn't cover it since I was 26 and do not have an ADHD diagnosis. Coupons online helped with the cost.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 6, 2013 (Started Apr 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (heart rate increased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Only take it when you really need the energy boost -- like for especially long days or needing to be especially efficient at work. If your body gets too used to having it, then its effectiveness decreases and you need more to achieve the same "boost". You can also get addicted to this med and the withdrawls are no fun.

  • 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

Dec 24, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have more energy. . Can stay awake all day. It also help with my thinking
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 19, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

Jun 30, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 14, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication is the best medication I have taken for lack of energy and motivational problems and fatigue. It also improves my ability to read, and use the computer and concentate on everything, helping me also to find out more about my MS. This medication is very easily abused.Over taking and running out before next refill
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 16, 2009 (Started Jun 13, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drug dependence, weight loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i struggle to eat, at first i enjoyed losing the weight, but now i think i am getting to small, i'm never hungry i eat just to keep from getting sick
Side effects: drug dependence, weight loss

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2008 (Started Nov 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (apathy, mood elevated or improved, always feel urgent need to be doing something productive, restlessness (akathisia), dry mouth, weight loss, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it helps a lot with fatigue but take early in morning so you can sleep at night
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: apathy, dry mouth, restlessness (akathisia), mood elevated or improved, insomnia, always feel urgent need to be doing something productive, weight loss

  • 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
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