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(Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or AD/HD or ADD) is a developmental disorder. It is primarily charact...
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Adderall 45,585 Ritalin 38,332 Concerta 21,622
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Adderall
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Intuniv
Other name: Adderall XR (Adderall XR)
Other name: Tenex (Tenex)
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Adderall is a brand name of amphetamine salts–based medication used for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. It is a brand-name psychostimulant medication composed of racemic amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, racemic amphetamine sulf...
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Guanfacine (brand name Tenex, and the extended release Intuniv) is a sympatholytic. It is an agonist of the Alpha-2A adrenergic receptor subtype of norepinephrine receptors. These receptors are concentrated heavily in the prefrontal cortex an...
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Addiction
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Euphoria
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Withdrawal
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Headaches
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Paranoia
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About Adderall
Adderall is a brand name of amphetamine salts–based medication used for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. It is a brand-name psychostimulant medication composed of racemic amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, racemic amphetamine sulf...
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Guanfacine (brand name Tenex, and the extended release Intuniv) is a sympatholytic. It is an agonist of the Alpha-2A adrenergic receptor subtype of norepinephrine receptors. These receptors are concentrated heavily in the prefrontal cortex an...
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We recently switched to adderall although Intuniv calmed...
" ...the medication thing. She was on Intuniv for 5 months. It really helped her to calm down. We recently switched to adderall although Intuniv calmed her she is still... "

On the plus side, adderall was MUCH more effective...
" ...or replacing it? My son is doing very well on Intuniv. We ended up ...the afternoon and he had the hardest time sleeping. On the plus side, adderall was MUCH more effective at controlling his... "

had the same problems with Adderall, Ritalin, etc....
" ...daughter had the same problems with Adderall, Ritalin, etc. A combo of Vyvanse and Intuniv worked better for her but it's a... "

him. He was on Adderall which also worked but he developed...
" ...med. my son is on intuniv and it works well for him. He was on Adderall which also work... "

Is giving it to him along with Adderall, which did not work...
" My son recently started Intuniv but his Dr. Is giving it to him along with Adderall, which did not work alone. His psychiatrist said that Intuniv works best along with a... "

intuniv,adderall and nothing seems to work, we see...
" ...Concerta,now intuniv,adderall and nothing seems to work, we see ...& Intuniv is no helping her focus but they will not change her meds and we have already tried so many Im worried about her hea... "

is working so well with his adderal. does anyone out there...
" my son is on 2mg of intuniv.......we cant afford this med, but it is working so well with his adderal. does anyone out there have leftover or extra intuniv 1 mg or 2 mg?? it would be a... "

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pdoc's supervision. I take Adderall as needed for work...
" ...under my pdoc's supervision. I take Adderall as needed for work and social stuff but not necessarily daily. I take Intuniv nightly which helps with ADHD, OCD, and tics. I take Prozac daily... "

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obligations and I feel no response other than better focus....
" ...Now I take Adderall on the days I work or have social obligations and I feel no response other than better focus. No euphoria - which is fine. I take Intuniv 4 mg nightly and that helps a lot too.... "

since I've realized it's caused excessive hair loss...
" ...old, and have been on Intuniv for a few ...better. I also stopped the Adderall, since I've realized it's caused excessive hair loss. It seems that the best way Intuniv works is in combination... "

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