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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 vs Nuvigil

Adderall
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Nuvigil
Other name: Adderall XR Adderall XR
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2.9
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2.9
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2.5
Concern level
3.1
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4.8
Concern level
3.4
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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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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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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...
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" I switched from Nuvigil to Adderall for that exact reason. ...I didn't feel like Nuvigil was helping me that much, so I ...for an unknown. The Adderall has been a much better fit for me. Even if it wasn't:... "

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

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

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

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about starting the Adderall. I liked the Nuvigil...
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" ...feel more comfortable 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... "

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Nuvigil & surprisingly it has worked really well for me. I...
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" Hey there. I was prescribed Provigil a few years ago & it didn't do ...for me 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...
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" ...5mgs as well. My 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 almost ...3 days on the Nuvigil I got headaches but that... "

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d adderall is working, but I'm barely coping. So, has...
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" ...me to a N specialist several hours away. I've already tried Nuvigil which did nothing, and adderall is working, but I'm barely coping. So, has anyone been referred to... "

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

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r at least some temporary relief. I'm sure it doesn't help t...
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" ...I know some report euphoria on adderall but I experienced malaise. Compared to nuvigil it felt like junk. I'm immensley frustrated. I was hoping for at least some temporary relief. I'm sure it... "

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