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These medications are comparable to Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine) or used for similar purposes.

Adderall
(dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)

Strattera
(atomoxetine)

Dexedrine
(dextroamphetamine)

Provigil
(modafinil)

Focalin
(dexmethylphenidate)

Concerta
(methylphenidate)

Desoxyn
(methamphetamine)

Vyvanse
(lisdexamfetamine)

Kapvay
(clonidine)

Concerta
(methylphenidate)

Helps you focus and stay alert. Adderall (Dextroamphetamine / Amphetamine) is a first-choice treatment for ADHD that's available as a generic, but it's a stimulant, so it can cause insomnia and other side effects.Helps you focus and stay alert. Strattera (Atomoxetine) isn't considered a first-line medication for ADHD, but since it isn't a stimulant, it's still highly recommended.Helps you stay awake and focus. Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine) is an effective and cheap medication used to treat ADHD, but it can be habit-forming and is not used for long-term treatment.Improves alertness. Provigil (Modafinil) is effective in improving alertness, but it can interact with other medicines and shouldn't be used long-term.Helps you focus and stay alert. Focalin (Dexmethylphenidate) is a first-choice treatment for ADHD that's available as a generic, but it's a stimulant, so it can cause insomnia and other side effects.Helps you focus and stay alert. Concerta (Methylphenidate) is a first-choice treatment for ADHD. It comes in many different forms and is also available as a generic. That said, the immediate-release form needs to be taken more frequently than other alternatives.Helps you focus and lose weight. Desoxyn (Methamphetamine) is an effective and cheap medication used to treat ADHD, but it can be habit-forming and is not used for long-term treatment.Helps you focus and stay alert. Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) is a first-choice treatment for ADHD and you only have to take it once a day. However, it's only available as brand name drug, so it can be expensive.Treats ADHD and lowers blood pressure. Clonidine is a non-stimulant option to manage ADHD symptoms and behaviors, but it can lower your blood pressure.Helps you focus and stay alert. Concerta (Methylphenidate) is a first-choice treatment for ADHD. It comes in many different forms and is also available as a generic. That said, the immediate-release form needs to be taken more frequently than other alternatives.
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5.34Adderall
Reviews for Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
74%
of people (All ages) say Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine) is worth it
53%
say it works well
16%
say it's a big hassle
1309 reviews
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Reviews for Strattera (atomoxetine)
46%
-28% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
32%
-21% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
24%
-8% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
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Reviews for Focalin (dexmethylphenidate)
55%
-19% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
35%
-18% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
21%
-5% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
141 reviews
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Reviews for Concerta (methylphenidate)
60%
-14% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
42%
-11% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
19%
-3% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
526 reviews
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Have you used Desoxyn (methamphetamine)?
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Reviews for Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)
67%
-7% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
49%
-4% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
17%
-1% worse vs. Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine)
491 reviews
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Side effects
AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin

The Adderall FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.

More about Adderall side effects »
  • Headache 4%
  • Abdominal pain 8%
  • Decreased appetite 12%
  • Vomiting 5%
  • Drowsiness 7%
  • Changes in heart rate or blood pressure 10%
  • Nausea 5%
  • Fatigue 5%
  • Irritability 3%
  • Dizziness 3%
More Strattera side effects »

We haven’t found good data for Dexedrine side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Dexedrine »
  • Headache 11%
  • Nausea 8%
  • Any side effect 5%
  • Inflammation inside the nose 1%
  • Nervousness 4%
  • Back pain 1%
  • Diarrhea 1%
  • Dizziness 1%
  • Sleep difficulty 4%
  • Indigestion 1%
More Provigil side effects »

We haven’t found good data for Focalin side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Focalin »
  • Upper abdominal pain 5%
  • Decreased appetite 5%
  • Headache 5%
  • Dry mouth 5%
  • Nausea 5%
  • Sleep difficulty 5%
  • Anxiety 5%
  • Dizziness 5%
  • Weight loss 5%
  • Irritability 5%
More Ritalin side effects »

We haven’t found good data for Desoxyn side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Desoxyn »
  • Decreased appetite 35%
  • Sleep difficulty 20%
  • Abdominal pain upper 6%
  • Irritability 10%
  • Any side effect 8%
  • Vomiting 5%
  • Weight loss 8%
  • Nausea 3%
  • Dry mouth 5%
  • Dizziness 5%
More Vyvanse side effects »
  • Drowsiness 34%
  • Headache 4%
  • Fatigue 15%
  • Upper abdominal pain 3%
  • Irritability 5%
  • Any side effect 6%
  • Dizziness 2%
  • Sleep difficulty 4%
  • Nausea 1%
  • Emotional disorder 3%
More Kapvay side effects »
  • Upper abdominal pain 5%
  • Decreased appetite 5%
  • Headache 5%
  • Dry mouth 5%
  • Nausea 5%
  • Sleep difficulty 5%
  • Anxiety 5%
  • Dizziness 5%
  • Weight loss 5%
  • Irritability 5%
More Ritalin side effects »
How it works
AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
Adderall (Dextroamphetamine / Amphetamine) is an amphetamine stimulant. Researchers don't know exactly how it works for ADHD, but it increases norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain, which affects attention and behavior.Strattera (Atomoxetine) is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (non-stimulant). Researchers don't know exactly how it works for ADHD, but it increases norepinephrine activity in the brain, which affects attention and behavior.Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine) is a stimulant. It treats narcolepsy and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by increasing norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain.Provigil (Modafinil) is a stimulant that helps you feel awake. Researchers don't know exactly how Provigil (Modafinil) works, but it probably affects chemicals (neurotransmitters) in the brain.Focalin (Dexmethylphenidate) is a stimulant. Researchers don't know exactly how it works for ADHD, but it increases norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain, which affects attention and behavior.Concerta (Methylphenidate) is a stimulant. Researchers don't know exactly how it works for ADHD, but it increases norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain, which affects attention and behavior.Desoxyn (Methamphetamine) is a stimulant. It treats attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and weight loss by increasing norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain.Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) is an amphetamine stimulant. Researchers don't know exactly how it works for ADHD, but it increases norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain, which affects attention and behavior.Clonidine is an alpha-2 agonist. Researchers don't know exactly how it works for ADHD. It works in the brain and lowers the activity of certain stress hormones, but it's not a stimulant like many ADHD medicines.Concerta (Methylphenidate) is a stimulant. Researchers don't know exactly how it works for ADHD, but it increases norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain, which affects attention and behavior.
Type of medication
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Available as
AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Liquid
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Chewable tablet
  • Oral solution
  • Liquid
  • Patch
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Chewable tablet
  • Oral solution
  • Liquid
  • Patch
Used for
AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
Risk factors for serious side effects
AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
  • History of heart problems
  • History of drug abuse
  • Taking more than the prescribed dose
  • History of high blood pressure
  • History of psychotic episodes
  • History of Bipolar Disorder
  • Taking with alcohol or drugs
  • Children ages 7 to 10
Detailed Adderall (dextroamphetamine / amphetamine) risks & warnings »
  • Age below 18
    • History of heart problems
    • History of psychotic episodes
    • History of Bipolar Disorder
        • Starting Strattera (Atomoxetine) before puberty
        Detailed Strattera (atomoxetine) risks & warnings »
        • History of heart problems
        • History of drug abuse
        • History of psychotic episodes
        • History of bipolar disorder
        • Children
        • History of seizures
        • Women of childbearing age
        • Breastfeeding
        • Use of MAO inhibitors
        Detailed Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) risks & warnings »
        • Taking with alcohol
        • Taking other medicines that make you less alert
          • Current kidney problems
          • Current liver problems
          • History of heart problems
          • History of psychiatric disorder
          • History of bipolar disorder
          Detailed Provigil (modafinil) risks & warnings »
          • Taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) 14 days before starting
          • History of drug abuse
          • History of heart problems
          • History of psychotic episodes
          • History of Bipolar Disorder
          • Ages 7 to 10
          • History of seizures
                Detailed Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) risks & warnings »
                • History of heart problems
                • History of psychotic episodes
                • History of Bipolar Disorder
                • Children ages 7 to 10
                • History of drug abuse
                • History of seizures
                    Detailed Concerta (methylphenidate) risks & warnings »
                    • History of heart problems
                    • History of drug abuse
                    • History of psychotic episodes
                    • History of Bipolar Disorder
                    • Children
                    • History of seizures
                    • Women of childbearing age
                    • Breast-feeding
                    • Taking MAO inhibitors, insulin and other high blood pressure medicine
                    Detailed Desoxyn (methamphetamine) risks & warnings »
                    • Taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) 14 days before starting
                    • History of drug abuse
                    • History of heart problems
                    • History of psychotic episodes
                    • History of Bipolar Disorder
                    • Children ages 6 to 12
                      Detailed Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) risks & warnings »
                      • Sudden discontinuation of medicine
                      • Taking with alcohol
                      • Taking other medicines that make you less alert
                      • Age 65 years or older
                      • Using other medicine(s) that slows the heart
                        Detailed Kapvay (clonidine) risks & warnings »
                        • History of heart problems
                        • History of psychotic episodes
                        • History of Bipolar Disorder
                        • Children ages 7 to 10
                        • History of drug abuse
                        • History of seizures
                            Detailed Concerta (methylphenidate) risks & warnings »
                            Pregnancy

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                            Interactions
                            AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
                            No interactions related info.No interactions related info.No interactions related info.
                            • Interacts with many other medications.
                            No interactions related info.No interactions related info.No interactions related info.No interactions related info.No interactions related info.No interactions related info.
                            Alcohol
                            AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
                            No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.
                            • Don't drink alcohol with Provigil (Modafinil).
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
                            • Patients should avoid alcohol since it'll cause worse side effects from Concerta (Methylphenidate).
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
                            No alcohol related info.
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
                            No alcohol related info.
                            • Patients should avoid alcohol since it'll cause worse side effects from Concerta (Methylphenidate).
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
                            Kidneys and liver
                            AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
                            No kidneys and liver related info.No kidneys and liver related info.No kidneys and liver related info.
                            • Not a good choice if you have liver or kidney problems.
                            • Provigil (Modafinil) is broken down by the kidney and liver. If you have kidney or liver problems, you may need to use a lower dose to prevent more side effects.
                            No kidneys and liver related info.No kidneys and liver related info.No kidneys and liver related info.No kidneys and liver related info.No kidneys and liver related info.No kidneys and liver related info.
                            Sleep
                            AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
                            No sleep related info.No sleep related info.No sleep related info.No sleep related info.No sleep related info.No sleep related info.No sleep related info.No sleep related info.
                            • Can cause drowsiness, headache, dizziness, and dry mouth.
                            No sleep related info.
                            Weight
                            AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
                            • Can cause blurry vision, loss of appetite, weight loss, headache, dry mouth, or anxious feelings.
                            No weight related info.No weight related info.No weight related info.No weight related info.No weight related info.
                            • Only recommended for weight loss if other medications and plans haven't worked.
                            • If you're taking Desoxyn (Methamphetamine) for weight loss, take it 30 minutes before a meal. Desoxyn (Methamphetamine) can affect your concentration, so don't drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how your body reacts to it.
                            No weight related info.No weight related info.No weight related info.
                            Upsides and benefits
                            AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
                            • First-choice medication to treat ADHD.
                            • Adderall (Dextroamphetamine / Amphetamine) is used in combination with counseling or other non-drug therapies to treat ADHD.
                            • Available as a generic medication.
                            • Available in both immediate and extended release forms.
                            • The capsules can be opened, mixed in a spoonful of applesauce, and swallowed if you can't swallow the whole capsules.
                            • One of the few medications used to treat ADHD that's not a stimulant.
                            • It isn't a controlled substance.
                            • Strattera (Atomoxetine) is used in combination with counseling or other non-drug therapies to treat ADHD.
                            • You usually only need to take it once a day.
                            • Recommended as a first-choice medication to treat ADHD in both adults and children.
                            • Available as a generic, so it is cheaper than other medications used to treat ADHD.
                            • Available in an immediate release and extended release form, which allows for once or twice a day dosing.
                            • It's a non-amphetamine medicine that helps improve alertness.
                            • Available in a generic version.
                            • Effective in reducing excessive sleepiness in Shift-work Sleep Disorder.
                            • Doesn't negatively affect daytime sleep.
                            • Focalin (Dexmethylphenidate) is used in combination with counseling or other non-drug therapies to treat ADHD.
                            • Available as a generic medication.
                            • Available in both an immediate-release form, which is given twice a day, and an extended-release form, which is given once a day.
                            • Capsules can be opened and sprinkled in water or applesauce for people who don't like swallowing pills.
                            • First-choice medication to treat ADHD.
                            • Concerta (Methylphenidate) is used in combination with counseling or other non-drug therapies to treat ADHD.
                            • Available as a generic medication.
                            • Available in many different forms: extended-release and immediate-release oral tablets, chewable immediate-release tablets, liquid, suspension, and skin patches.
                            • Capsules can be opened and sprinkled in water or applesauce for people who don't like swallowing pills.
                            • Recommended as a first-choice medication to treat ADHD in both adults and children.
                            • Available as a generic, so it is cheaper than other medications to treat ADHD.
                            • First-choice medication to treat ADHD.
                            • Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) is used in combination with counseling or other non-drug therapies to treat ADHD.
                            • Usually dosed once a day, so parents don't need to send the medication with their children to school.
                            • The capsule can be taken whole, or opened into a glass of water or orange juice, or swallowed in a spoonful of yogurt.
                            • Can be used alone or together with a stimulant-type medicine to treat ADHD.
                            • In studies, it improved attention span and lowered hyperactivity and impulsivity in children and adolescents ages 6 to 17.
                            • Also treats blood pressure and some nervous system and psychiatric conditions.
                            • First-choice medication to treat ADHD.
                            • Concerta (Methylphenidate) is used in combination with counseling or other non-drug therapies to treat ADHD.
                            • Available as a generic medication.
                            • Available in many different forms: extended-release and immediate-release oral tablets, chewable immediate-release tablets, liquid, suspension, and skin patches.
                            • Capsules can be opened and sprinkled in water or applesauce for people who don't like swallowing pills.
                            Downsides and risks
                            AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
                            • Has to be taken in the morning and early afternoon, otherwise it can cause insomnia.
                            • It's a controlled medication and should be locked up to prevent potential abuse.
                            • Not safe for people with a history of heart problems.
                            • For schooled-aged children, the second dose will likely need to be given at school.
                            • It's a second-line medication used to treat ADHD. Other medications are usually tried first.
                            • It's only available as a brand name medication, so it can be expensive.
                            • Fruit juice lowers the amount of Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine) that gets into your body.
                            • If you want to stop taking Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine), you have to talk to your doctor since stopping cold turkey can cause withdrawal symptoms.
                            • Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine) is usually not used long-term since it can be habit-forming.
                            • Provigil (Modafinil) can be habit-forming, so it's typically not used for long-term treatment.
                            • Interacts with many other medications.
                            • Taking Provigil (Modafinil) will make hormonal birth control less effective. You should definitely use additional forms of non-hormonal contraception.
                            • Not a good choice if you have liver or kidney problems.
                            • Needs to be taken in the morning and early afternoon, or else it can cause insomnia later that night.
                            • It's a controlled medication and should be locked up to prevent potential abuse.
                            • The immediate-release form needs to be taken two or three times a day.
                            • After taking Concerta, the tablet shell can be seen in your stool, but don't be concerned since the medication was still absorbed by your body.
                            • The second or third dose needs be taken by early afternoon, otherwise insomnia can affect you that night.
                            • Patients should avoid alcohol since it'll cause worse side effects from Concerta (Methylphenidate).
                            • It's a controlled medication and should be locked up to prevent potential abuse.
                            • Only recommended for weight loss if other medications and plans haven't worked.
                            • Only used for short-term treatment because it is habit-forming.
                            • If you want to stop taking Desoxyn (Methamphetamine), talk to your doctor since stopping can cause withdrawal symptoms.
                            • Not safe for use in children younger than 12 years.
                            • Has to be taken in the morning, otherwise it can cause insomnia later that night.
                            • Not available as a generic medication, so it can be expensive.
                            • It's a controlled medication and should be locked up to prevent potential abuse.
                            • Not safe for people with a history of heart problems.
                            • Can lower blood pressure.
                            • The pill form can make some people sleepy, dizzy, and have dry mouth.
                            • You can't miss doses. Stopping Clonidine suddenly can cause your blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
                            • The immediate-release form needs to be taken two or three times a day.
                            • After taking Concerta, the tablet shell can be seen in your stool, but don't be concerned since the medication was still absorbed by your body.
                            • The second or third dose needs be taken by early afternoon, otherwise insomnia can affect you that night.
                            • Patients should avoid alcohol since it'll cause worse side effects from Concerta (Methylphenidate).
                            • It's a controlled medication and should be locked up to prevent potential abuse.
                            Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
                            AdderallStratteraDexedrineProvigilFocalinRitalinDesoxynVyvanseKapvayRitalin
                            • Can cause blurry vision, loss of appetite, weight loss, headache, dry mouth, or anxious feelings.
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
                            • Can cause trouble sleeping, so don't take it too close to bedtime.
                            • If using the extended-release version, the first dose is best taken right after waking up in the morning.
                            • Capsules can be opened and sprinkled on applesauce, which can then be swallowed without chewing.
                            • It can cause changes in sex drive.
                            • Can raise your blood pressure and pulse, so it's not safe for people with heart problems.
                            • It can also cause changes in your mood.
                            • Take it at the same time every day.
                            • Common side effects include decreased appetite, nausea, and constipation.
                            • The capsules can't be opened and need to be swallowed whole.
                            • Take your last dose before early afternoon, otherwise you won't be able to sleep.
                            • Don't take with fruit juice or vitamin C, because they'll lower the amount of Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine) that gets into your body.
                            • Can affect your concentration, so don't drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how your body reacts to it.
                            • If you've been taking Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine) for a while and decide to stop it, you'll experience withdrawal symptoms if you stop it too fast.
                            • Can cause reduced appetite, insomnia, and restlessness.
                            • Take Provigil (Modafinil) about an hour before you need to be fully alert.
                            • Taking caffeine with Provigil (Modafinil) can cause you to feel nervous, shaky, and have a faster heartbeat. Try limiting your caffeine intake.
                            • Until you know how Provigil (Modafinil) makes you feel, don't drive or perform any tasks that need you to be alert.
                            • You can experience withdrawal symptoms if you suddenly stop taking Provigil (Modafinil). Talk to your doctor before making any changes.
                            • Tell your doctor right away if you break out in a rash.
                            • Don't drink alcohol with Provigil (Modafinil).
                            • Store Focalin (Dexmethylphenidate) in a locked area to prevent abuse.
                            • Take it early in the morning to prevent insomnia later that night.
                            • It can cause changes in your mood and vision.
                            • Can raise your blood pressure and pulse, so it's not safe for people with heart problems.
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
                            • The extended-release capsules can be opened and sprinkled on a small amount of applesauce.
                            • Common side effects include a decreased appetite, nausea, and insomnia.
                            • Since it comes in many different forms, there are different requirements for how to take or use each type. Make sure you know how to take the one you have.
                            • Store Concerta (Methylphenidate) in a locked area to prevent abuse.
                            • Take it early in the morning to prevent insomnia later that night.
                            • It can cause changes in your mood.
                            • Can raise your blood pressure and pulse, so it's not safe for people with heart problems.
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
                            • Don't take Desoxyn (Methamphetamine) in the evening or you won't be able to sleep.
                            • If you're taking Desoxyn (Methamphetamine) for weight loss, take it 30 minutes before a meal. Desoxyn (Methamphetamine) can affect your concentration, so don't drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how your body reacts to it.
                            • Desoxyn (Methamphetamine) is only meant to be used for a few weeks since it can be habit-forming and lose its effectiveness.
                            • Can cause reduced appetite, insomnia, and restlessness.
                            • Take Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) early in the morning to prevent insomnia later that night.
                            • Avoid driving the first few days that you take Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) until you know how your body reacts to it.
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
                            • Store it in a locked area to prevent abuse.
                            • It can cause changes in your mood.
                            • Can raise your blood pressure and pulse, so it's not safe for people with heart problems.
                            • Can cause drowsiness, headache, dizziness, and dry mouth.
                            • For ADHD: Might take up to 2 weeks to see effects.
                            • For high blood pressure: Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved.
                            • If side effects don't go away, talk to your doctor about alternatives.
                            • Don't stop taking this medicine suddenly.
                            • Since it comes in many different forms, there are different requirements for how to take or use each type. Make sure you know how to take the one you have.
                            • Store Concerta (Methylphenidate) in a locked area to prevent abuse.
                            • Take it early in the morning to prevent insomnia later that night.
                            • It can cause changes in your mood.
                            • Can raise your blood pressure and pulse, so it's not safe for people with heart problems.
                            • Don't take it with alcohol or drugs.
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