Adderall vs Paroxetine

Adderall
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Paroxetine
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Adderall is a CNS stimulant and an ADHD medication.
Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.1
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
4.6
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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January 19, 1960
October 31, 2014
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364,804 Discussions
21,215 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 Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for OCD
#4 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Insomnia
#7 for Panic
#8 for Headaches
#10 for GAD
#12 for Panic Disorder
#14 for Sweating
Paroxetine is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression, OCD and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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Addiction
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Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Euphoria
2
Headaches
2
Irritability
1
Paranoia
1
Nausea
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Psychosis
1
Mood Swings
1
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Withdrawal Symptoms
10
Nausea
3
Dizziness
3
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Drowsiness
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Suicide
1
Numbness
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Head Zaps
1
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Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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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.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Adderall and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Paroxetine 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
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amphetamine Aspartate/Amphetamine Sulfate/Dextroamphetamine
Paroxetine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Adderall and Paroxetine: 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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