What is Adderall XR?
- Adderall XR is an amphetamine stimulant.
- Researchers don’t know exactly how it works for ADHD,
- But it increases the activity of the hormones norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain
- Don’t take Adderall XR with alcohol or illicit drugs.
- Taking them together can lead to unwanted and potentially dangerous side effects.
Precautions for Adderall XR 30 MG
- If you have a hard time swallowing capsules whole, they can be opened and sprinkled on applesauce, which should be eaten immediately without chewing.
- Some acid-reducing medications can affect how long the medication stays in your body. Talk to your healthcare provider if you use over-the-counter acid-reducing medications.
- Avoid driving the first few days after you start taking the drug. You’ll want to know how your body responds to the medication before you drive a vehicle.
Special Diagnostic Considerations
However, The specific etiology of this syndrome is unknown, and there is no single diagnostic test. Adequate diagnosis requires the use not only of medical but of special psychological, educational, and social recredits. Learning may or may not be impaired.
Moreover, The drug is indicated as an integral part of a total treatment program for ADHD that may include other measures (psychological, educational, social) for patients with this syndrome. Drug treatment may not be indicated for all patients with this syndrome.
Stimulants are not intended for use in the patient who exhibits symptoms secondary to environmental factors and/or other primary psychiatric disorders, including psychosis. Appropriate educational placement is essential and psychosocial intervention is often helpful.
When remedial measures alone are insufficient, the decision to prescribe stimulant medication will depend upon the physician’s assessment of the chronicity and severity of the child’s symptoms.
The effectiveness of ADDERALL XR for long-term use, i.e., for more than 3 weeks in children and 4 weeks in adolescents and adults, has not been systematically evaluated in controlled trials. Therefore, the physician who elects to use ADDERALL XR for extended periods should periodically re-evaluate the long-term usefulness of the drug for the individual patient.