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Review: taking Adderall and Vitamin C together

Summary: 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 30 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

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 16,895 Adderall users)

Vitamin c has active ingredients of L-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from 1,521 Vitamin c users)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 30 people who take Adderall, Vitamin C are studied

Adderall, Vitamin C outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate)
- Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Adderall is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Vitamin C is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Dry Eyes AggravatedStressNumbness In Hands Or FeetFatigueFatiguen/aCoughHeadache Nos
Middle InsomniaNeck PainTachycardiaLong-term Memory LossTestosteroneHaemorrhage Nos
Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral EdemaHeat IllnessMuscle SprainGallstonesIntervertebral Disc Disorder Nos
UrticariaSudden Hearing LossMiddle InsomniaUrticariaLaceration
CoughFeeling JitteryStressEdema - Peripheral, Peripheral EdemaRoad Traffic Accident
ItchingMuscle SprainLethargyHeart Rate IncreasedPain In Limb
Implant Site BruisingLethargyCoughBlood Pressure IncreasedDislocation Of Vertebra
Heat IllnessLong-term Memory LossMenstruation IrregularItchingDizziness
TachycardiaCoughSudden Hearing LossNeck PainLightheadedness
FatigueImplant Site BruisingNumbness In Hands Or FeetNausea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Adderall is effective42.11%
(8 of 19 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
Vitamin C is effective40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
CoughGallstones
FatigueTestosterone
NauseaSudden Hearing Loss
Arrhythmia Nos
Dizziness
Lightheadedness
Urticaria
Middle Insomnia
Stress
Hot Flash

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Adderall is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
Vitamin C is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aDry Eyes AggravatedStressDislocation Of Vertebran/aEdema - Peripheral, Peripheral EdemaMuscle Sprain
Middle InsomniaCalcaneal SpurUrticariaTestosterone
Bone PainCoughGallstones
Arrhythmia NosNumbness In Hands Or FeetFatigue
Haemorrhage NosNeck PainLong-term Memory Loss
Headache NosSudden Hearing LossCough
Road Traffic AccidentItchingLethargy
Pain In Limb
Laceration
Intervertebral Disc Disorder Nos

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    In the spring, I experienced a very strange "aura" type thing and I don't know what it was or what was causing it.
    It started with just me feeling a bit off which happens because I take Adderall, and I'm pretty sure I took it that day, I do experience some side effects, so just an anecdote I guess. I curled up with a blanket as I was starting to feel a bit more odd. I could hear voices coming from the TV in the other room but they didn't make any sense. Lights started to seem bright/blurry, and that's when I saw a black blob resembling my cat (he's black) sitting at my feet in my peripheral. When I looked down, it disappeared. The aphasia went away but I started to get a little freaked out because well there was no cat. This is when the headache started. Out of sorts, I got up still wrapped in my blanket and went to get ready for bed so I could sleep off whatever this weird thing was. As I walked upstairs I began to feel a bit more like I was in a dream or not quite fully in reality. Once I got upstairs I noticed repetitive flashing lights in a dark room which was quite startling so I ran into my room. I distinctly remember looking into my closet and seeing the shelves bulge out and feeling like my room was bigger than usual. I quickly got changed and went to the bathroom to brush my teeth and such, more flashing lights, and the real lights in the bathroom seemed weird/blurry and bright. I dropped the blanket I was carrying and was hit with inexplicable confusion, I still don't know what I was confused about. I thought I was losing my mind and just stared at the blanket. When I got back to my room I was beginning to get extremely paranoid I was going insane (and based on what I was experiencing I think that would be a typical response) and settled into bed. I was starting to feel better, no more visual distortions and then the headache went away and I felt back to normal. Anecdotally, I feel I should note my cat (not a hallucination) wouldn't leave my side during this episode which is just cute and probably not important but anyway...
    The entire thing lasted about 7-10 minutes but it's hard to be sure. I had experienced some peripheral vision hallucinations before this, which seemed to be a side effect of Adderall as they started to happen after I started to take it. They were all like the one of my cat at my feet - black silhouettes. I pushed this incident to the back of my mind out of fear that I was going insane or had experienced some form of psychosis because of the hallucinations.
    Just this week I stumbled upon simple partial seizures when doing some research for a genetic disease project (I explored epilepsy out of curiosity). I became intrigued when it reminded me of this event because it explained quite a few of the symptoms (flashing lights, visual distortions, etc.) but the episode lasted too long for that to be the explanation and some things just weren't explained by that. I don't know what this was, and I haven't been able to find an explanation. I even explored the possibility of strokes and migraines but nothing fits. I don't want to say anything to a doctor or my parents because they'll probably send me to a psychiatrist and that is not something I'd like to do.
    Still at a loss and confused...

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On eHealthMe, Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) is often used to treat vitamin supplementation. 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.

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