Adderall XR vs Amphetamine Salt Combo

Adderall XR
(Rx)
Amphetamine Salt Combo
(Rx)
Adderall XR is a CNS stimulant and an ADHD medication.
Amphetamine Salt Combo is a CNS stimulant and an ADHD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for ADHD
1.4
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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October 11, 2001
Not Available
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36,478 Discussions
321 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
#3 for Depression
#4 for Anxiety
#5 for Tiredness
#7 for Weight Loss
#8 for Inattentive
Adderall XR is prescribed for ADHD and ADD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Depression, Anxiety and Tiredness, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
#3 for Depression
#4 for Tiredness
#5 for Narcolepsy
#6 for Anxiety
#7 for Weight Loss
Amphetamine Salt Combo is prescribed for ADHD, ADD and Narcolepsy and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Tiredness and Depression, although it is not approved for these conditions.
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Irritability
7
Headaches
7
Euphoria
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Loss of Appetite
3
Mood Swings
3
Nausea
2
Dry Mouth
2
Tics
2
Dizziness
2
Amp
Nausea
9
Irritability
7
Headaches
7
Addiction
7
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Euphoria
5
Dizziness
3
Palpitations
3
Aggression
2
Diarrhea
2
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7
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5
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Euphoria
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Dizziness
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Palpitations
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Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Adderall XR during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Amphetamine Salt Combo during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Adderall XR and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Amphetamine Salt Combo and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 25 mg, 30 mg
Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 12.5 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amphetamine Aspartate/Amphetamine Sulfate/Dextroamphetamine
Amphetamine Aspartate/Amphetamine Sulfate/Dextroamphetamine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Adderall XR and Amphetamine Salt Combo: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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