Adderall side effects: What should I expect?
Adderall side effects: Overview
What adderall side effects may occur?
Adderall side effects cannot be anticipated, but if any develop or change in
intensity you need to contact your physician as soon as possible. Only your
doctor can determine if it is still safe for you to take this medication in
spite of the Adderall side effects.
Adderall side effects may include:
Changes in sex drive, constipation, depression, diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth,
exaggerated feelings of well-being, headache, high blood pressure, hives,
impotence, insomnia, loss of appetite, mental disturbances, over- stimulation,
, restlessness, stomach and intestinal disturbances, tremor, twitches,
unpleasant taste, weakened heart, weight loss, worsening of tics (including
Adderall side effects and possible food and drug interactions:
Adderall side effects may occur alone or when taken with other drugs which may
actually increase, decrease or alter the effects of this ADHD medication. It is
very important for you to check with your doctor before combining Adderall with
any of the following:
Antihistamines such as Benadryl and Chlor-Trimeton
Drugs classified as MAO inhibitors, including the antidepressants Nardil and
Drugs that make the urine more acid, such as Uroquid-Acid No. 2
Fruit juices and vitamin C
Glutamic acid (an amino acid related to MSG)
High blood pressure medications such as Calan, Esimil, HydroDIURIL, Hytrin,
Major tranquilizers such as Haldol and Thorazine
Seizure medications such as Dilantin, phenobarbitol and Zarontin
Tricyclic antidepressants such as Norpramin, Tofranil and Vivactil
Adderall side effects Conclusions:
While this is a relatively comprehensive listing of Adderall side effects, if
you experience any additional side effects or they increase in intensity you
need to contact your physician immediately.
Information Adapted from The PDR Family Guide to