Prescription Drugs - Painkillers like Vicodin and OxyContin, and ADHD drugs like Ritalin and Adderall are commonly abused.
Adderall side effects are usually mild, and many people don't don't experience any discomfort.
However, there is a small number of people that experience serious side effects from the medication, which is why it's important that you know what to look out for when taking Adderall.
Many of these potential side effects of Adderall may be symptoms of other medical problems, which is why it is imperative that you seek medical attention.
A common and temporary side effect of Adderall in children is a slowing of growth.
Adderall can intensify symptoms of other medical problems in some people.
Some people report that Adderall causes migraines.
Keep track of your migraine occurrences before and after taking Adderall.
Your doctor may prescribe migraine medication to decrease your episodes but if that is not successful, he/she may either decrease or discontinue the Adderall.
Adderall is an amphetamine and is a commonly-abused drug.
Inform your doctor if you have heart problems because there have been reports of adults and children experiencing sudden death due to Adderall.
Always report any mental or physical changes when you begin taking Adderall.
Adderall and alcohol can be a dangerous combination.
Adderall is a stimulant medication used to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, otherwise known as ADHD.
Since Adderall is a stimulant, it can actually mask the effects of alcohol consumption when the two are used together.
It is becoming an increasingly dangerous recreational practice to take Adderall before a night of drinking in order to drink more cocktails and delay becoming overly drunk.
Adderall XR is an extended-release form of the medication, and according to The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, drinking alcohol while taking the medication can lead to myocardial infarction.
Although some people purposely mix Adderall and alcohol in order to party longer, some people do inadvertently drink alcohol after forgetting they took their medication.
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