Review: taking Adderall and Vitamin c together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Adderall and Vitamin c together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Adderall and Vitamin c. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 221 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Adderall

Adderall has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Adderall 24,068 users)

Vitamin C

Vitamin c has active ingredients of l-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin c 17,095 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

221 people who take Adderall, Vitamin C are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Adderall and Vitamin c drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Adderall:
  • < 1 month: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Vitamin C:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Adderall:
  • female: 42.0% - (11 of 26 people)
  • male: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
Vitamin C:
  • female: 33.0% - (6 of 18 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Adderall:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
Vitamin C:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dry eyes aggravated
  • mouth dry aggravated
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain upper
  • agitation
  • amnesia
  • aphthous stomatitis
  • asthenia
  • contusion
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • injury
  • menstruation irregular
  • middle insomnia
6 - 12 months:
  • fall
  • feeling jittery
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • heat illness
  • tachycardia
  • ankle fracture
  • anxiety
  • autoimmune disorder
  • calcinosis
  • chest pain
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • feeling jittery
  • heat illness
  • tachycardia
  • ankle fracture
  • autoimmune disorder
  • back pain - low
  • cough
  • dermatitis simplex erythematosa
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
2 - 5 years:
  • menstruation irregular
  • fatigue
  • migraine
  • autoimmune disorder
  • back pain - low
  • dermatitis simplex erythematosa
  • emotional distress
  • finger pain
  • gallstones
  • implant site bruising
5 - 10 years:
  • sweating - excessive
  • depression
  • rib fracture
  • road traffic accident
10+ years:
  • blood pressure increased
  • carbohydrate craving
  • cardiac flutter
  • gallstones
  • heart rate increased
  • heat cramps
  • itching scar
  • joint sprain
  • petechiae
  • short-term memory loss
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • diarrhoea
  • depression
  • back pain
  • pain
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • cough

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • fall
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • pain
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • depression
male:
  • depression
  • cough
  • fall
  • gait disturbance
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • somnolence

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood potassium decreased
  • headache
  • platelet count decreased
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting projectile
  • white blood cell count decreased
10-19:
  • dry eyes aggravated
  • mouth dry aggravated
  • abdominal pain
  • chronic kidney disease
  • eczema
  • epiphysiolysis
  • epistaxis
  • growth retardation
  • inflammation
  • injury
20-29:
  • feeling abnormal
  • headache
  • abdominal pain upper
  • drug effect decreased
  • abnormal dreams
  • anhedonia
  • arthralgia
  • bronchitis
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • cough
  • fall
  • back pain
  • depression
  • menstruation irregular
  • nausea
  • bipolar disorder
  • dyspnoea
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
40-49:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • feeling abnormal
  • hyperhidrosis
50-59:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • gait disturbance
  • hypoaesthesia
60+:
  • fall
  • blood pressure increased
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • anaemia
  • constipation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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