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Forum Name: Psychiatric Topics

Question: Adderal


 razzzy - Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:25 am

Hello,

Currently taking 30mg Adderal per day. It keeps
me awake longer. I don't want to continue to take it (not diagnosed with problem),
but I like the stimulate. Is there anything over the
counter that will give me the same effect as the
stimulate in Adderal? Caffine in a coffee does not do
enough.
 Dr. K. Eisele - Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:21 pm

User avatar Razzzy:

There are no OTC substitutes for a stimulant like Adderal (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine). I would like to caution you against taking stimulants when you do not have a diagnosis of narcolepsy or ADD/ADHD. These medicines are HIGHLY addictive, which may or may not be aware of by now. An appropriate substitute may exist, but without a diagnosis, I'm afraid I cannot advise you.

Good luck.
 Claw - Tue May 19, 2009 8:13 pm

I take adderal also and after about 3 hours I am extremely tired. Why is this?

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