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Ritalin vs Dexedrine vs Adderall Xr 20 for a female patient aged 35

Summary: 4,419 female patients aged 35 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Ritalin vs Dexedrine vs Adderall Xr 20 for a female aged 35. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,226 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Dexedrine (latest outcomes from 1,828 users) has active ingredients of dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Adderall xr 20 (latest outcomes from 1,098 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

What are the symptoms

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 33,155 Acne patients)

Acne Cystic (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, depression, acne, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 2,505 Acne Cystic patients)

On Mar, 26, 2015: 4,419 female patients aged 33 who take the same drugs are studied in Ritalin vs Dexedrine vs Adderall Xr 20

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female33ADHD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Ritalin methylphenidate hydrochloridenot specified
Dexedrine dextroamphetamine sulfatenot specified
Adderall Xr 20 amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 33 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

RitalinDexedrineAdderall Xr 20
Acne0.99%0.00%1.34%
Acne Cystic0.00%0.91%0.63%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
RitalinDexedrineAdderall Xr 20
NauseaBack PainNausea
FatigueFatigueHeadache
DizzinessAnxietyInsomnia
HeadacheMalaiseAnxiety
AnxietyDrug IneffectiveDepression
Feeling AbnormalSomnolenceDizziness
TremorDyspnoeaFatigue
InsomniaPyrexiaWeight Increased
DyspnoeaGait DisturbanceNight Sweats
VomitingDiarrhoeaMood Altered

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
RitalinDexedrineAdderall Xr 20
Hallucination, AuditoryBack PainDepression
Feeling AbnormalMigraineInsomnia
ListlessSleepiness - During The DayAnxiety
Suicide AttemptShopliftingNausea
Persecutory DelusionRecurrent Leg Pain And CrampingNight Sweats
Facial SpasmCostochondritisUrinary Tract Infection
AutismShoulder PainWeight Increased
NauseaFatigueSleep Walking
Chest PainDry SkinMood Altered
HypoaesthesiaPremature AgingAgitation Aggravated

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Ritalin0.90%20.50%36.04%31.31%11.26%
Dexedrine0.00%9.32%32.20%38.14%20.34%
Adderall Xr 201.50%11.88%30.97%40.22%15.43%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine sulfate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Adderall Xr 20 (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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