Review: Paxil and Adderall drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Paxil and Adderall. It is created by eHealthMe based on 387 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Paxil (latest outcomes from 70,148 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Adderall (latest outcomes from 16,287 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 387 people who reported to have interactions when taking Paxil, Adderall are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride)
- Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Paxil, Adderall:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||71|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||57|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||33|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Paxil, Adderall:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Homicidal Ideation (thoughts about human killing another human)||10|
|Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder)||8|
|Coarctation Of The Aorta (narrowing of the part of aorta)||8|
|Ventricular Septal Defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))||8|
|Patent Ductus Arteriosus (condition in which the ductus arteriosus does not close)||8|
|Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome (the right ventricle of the heart fails to grow and develop appropriately)||8|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Sleep disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Adderall (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:
- Paxil is used in:
- Adderall is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Paxil alternatives:
- Adderall alternatives:
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I can't stop lying. Impulsively it just comes out. Also I can't help myself with pornography. It's like i don't have control over myself.
I am always tired except at night. I seem to get energy at night.
Pat on May, 12, 2013:
Male, 34, Caucasian, Overall good health. Been taking Adderall for several months. My dosage has increased to 60mg a day, three 20mg tabs. My right elbow has become increasingly more painful. If I don't take a pill for a little while it feels better. As soon as I take one or two it begins to feel painfully sore and tender, worse with the more I take. I cannot pick up light objects, cannot squeeze my fist. I feel that my extreme elbow pain is directly related to Adderall.
Pat on May, 12, 2013:
For the individual who said he is always tired in the day and wakes up at night, try an Adrenal Saliva Test. I am the same way. My cortisol levels are opposite of they are supposed to be. They are very low in the morning (making it difficult to wake up) and spike at night (making it difficult to sleep). The drug Cortef also Hydro-cortisone can increase cortisol in the AM and an herbal supplement called Calm CP by Neuroscience, Inc reduces cortisol at night. It works so far for me
I am in recovery from alcohol and drugs, this year after 10 years of continuous sobriety, I believe that some of the scripts have a side effect of drug seeking behavior, ultimately I want to be narcotic free, and probably need to see a psychiatrist to get the anti psychotic right, worried about taking Paxil, Chantix, Buspar, all help with depression, but is that to much dopamine or serotonin, not sure which one, but couldn't that be too many different anti depressants in a day
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By patita: Could paxil long use (more than 10 years) be causing parkinsonism
I have been taking Paxil during about 12 years s/o stopping prescribed for my chronic depression. 5 years ago I was diagnosed parkinson disease. I have always wondered if Paxil could have caused it.
- By falcore1: Can u use albuterol intravenously like i do adderall
i ran out of adderall,i want to use albuterol instead in my cocktail of oxycodone ir and xanax,will it feel anything close to adderal or rittlin??
- By Peterjayn: Does addreall cause joint pain
I have been taking Adderall for two years. I have developed severe elbow pain in my right arm. This is the arm I use to write with. I have had a X-rays and an MRI done to try and find the source of the pain. The doctors cannot find any reason I should be having pain.
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