Adderall vs Fluoxetine HCl

Adderall
(Rx)
Fluoxetine HCl
(Rx)
Adderall is a CNS stimulant and an ADHD medication.
Fluoxetine HCl is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.4
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.1
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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January 19, 1960
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364,395 Discussions
59,920 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
Adderall 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 Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for OCD
#4 for Panic Attacks
#5 for Panic
#8 for Bulimia
#10 for Mood Swings
#11 for Eating Disorder
Fluoxetine HCl is prescribed for Depression, Anxiety and OCD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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Addiction
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Euphoria
4
Headaches
4
Irritability
3
Paranoia
2
Nausea
2
Loss of Appetite
2
Psychosis
2
Mood Swings
1
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Withdrawal Symptoms
8
Nausea
6
Dizziness
4
Suicidal behavior
3
Suicidal Thoughts
3
Drowsiness
3
Numbness
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Dry Mouth
2
Decreased Libido
1
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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 during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Fluoxetine HCl 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 and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Fluoxetine HCl and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 12.5 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg
Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, 90 mg
Tablet: 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 60 mg
Solution: 20 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amphetamine Aspartate/Amphetamine Sulfate/Dextroamphetamine
Fluoxetine Hcl, Fluoxetine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Adderall and Fluoxetine HCl: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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