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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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Nuvigil
Other name: Adderall XR (Adderall XR)
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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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Armodafinil (Nuvigil) is a stimulant-like drug produced by the pharmaceutical company Cephalon, which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on June 15, 2007. Armodafinil is an enantiopure drug drug consisting of just the active -(R)...
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Addiction
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Withdrawal
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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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About Nuvigil
Armodafinil (Nuvigil) is a stimulant-like drug produced by the pharmaceutical company Cephalon, which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on June 15, 2007. Armodafinil is an enantiopure drug drug consisting of just the active -(R)...
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The Adderall has been a much better fit for me. Even if...
" ...switched from Nuvigil to Adderall for that exact ...didn't feel like Nuvigil was helping me that much, so ...for an unknown. The Adderall has been a much better fit for me. Even if it wasn't:... "

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better for me than the Nuvigil is now which helps mainly w/...
" ...taken Adderall 10mg 3 x daily for concentration issues, memory, fatigue, and cognitive fog. I thought it helped, especially w/ memory ...better for me than the Nuvigil is now which helps mainly... "

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By the time I switched, the Nuvigil was good for an hour, 2...
" ...I recently switched from Nuvigil to Adderall (adderrall). I ...the time I switched, the Nuvigil was good for an ...take 30mg Adderall (adderrall) and it works much, much better for me. I can ... "

and was on it for a few months. It gave me headaches...
" ...prescriped Provigil (before Nuvigil was released) and was on it for a few months. It gave me headaches and barely kept ...and she switched me to adderall, which has worked since hten. Reme... "

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about starting the Adderall. I liked the Nuvigil...
" ...about starting the Adderall. I liked the Nuvigil because it kept me awake without the \"speedy\" effect, it elevated my mood too. Do you think the Adderall will do... "

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Nuvigil & surprisingly it has worked really well for me. I...
" Hey there. I was prescribed Provigil a few years ago ...either. Recently I was switched from Adderall to Nuvigil & surprisingly it has worked really well for me. I am on the... "

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on the Nuvigil I got headaches but that side effect was...
" ...Dr had me on adderall too but recently switched me to Nuvigil 250mgs. It works much better for me then the adderall & seems to be ...on the Nuvigil I got headaches but that side effect was gone ... "

Adderall has been much better. Less side...
" ...tried Nuvigil and Adderall. Nuvigil did not work well for long, made me grumpy, gave me headaches, and when it wore ...life and conversations. Adderall has been much better. Less side effe... "

go higher. Adderrall XR works to keep me awake and focused...
" ...I had an allergic reaction to the Nuvigil, and the Vyanse ...would not go higher. Adderrall XR works to keep me awake and focused f... "

that the adderall is not as effective or a high enough dose....
" ...can understand that the adderall is not as effective or a high enough dose. Have you tried any other medications? Provigil and Nuvigil are usually... "

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