42 patient evaluations for Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine taken for the purpose of 'attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder'

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Jun 2, 2017 (Started Jun 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I was switched over to Ritalin 20 mgs a day b/c the Adderall was making me a bit too hyper. The Ritalin ER program that I am now following has my Quality of Life back in the saddle again!

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Dec 8, 2016 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (involuntary muscle movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 1, 2010 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: After taking for so long, I became immune to it, beware. It definitely makes me lose weight.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Apr 22, 2016 (Started Feb 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: None
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Nov 29, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 100mg every morning. Besides calming me down, ordering my mind like file folders, giving me a longer attention span and ability to stay focused; it also gives me a mood lift and a bit of extra energy in the a.m. The name is Vyvanse
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 11, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 100mg every morning. Besides calming me down, ordering my mind like file folders, giving me a longer attention span and ability to stay focused; it also gives me a mood lift and a bit of extra energy in the a.m. I have afternoon food cravings and will overeat if not careful. I have terrible days if I run out of Vyvanse. I have taken this dose for a few years. It's efficacy has not declined. But, sometimes when I am up for a couple days from hypomanic cycling I will take an extra 30mg. Then running out early is a bitch.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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.

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Aug 3, 2015 (Started Mar 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stiffness in neck, cold hands, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 4, 2015 (Started Mar 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stiffness in neck, cold hands, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 6, 2015 (Started Mar 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stiffness in neck, cold hands, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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: 60 mg Daily

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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 (reduced pleasure in orgasm, irritable and grouchy)
  • 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 (reduced pleasure in orgasm, irritable and grouchy)
  • 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 (reduced pleasure in orgasm, irritable and grouchy)
  • 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

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jul 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (irritability, loss of appetite, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

Oct 16, 2011 (Started Jul 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (irritability, loss of appetite, increased appetite)
  • 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 (irritability, loss of appetite, increased appetite)
  • 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.

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Dec 06, 2004)

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

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