29 patient evaluations for Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine taken for the purpose of 'fatigue'

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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 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

  • 1 helpful mark

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

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 26, 2015 (Started Jun 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for 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.

  • 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

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

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: 45 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2012 (Started Jan 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleepiness)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, loss of appetite, mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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