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Review: could Adderall 10 cause Weight gain?

Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Adderall 10, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zoloft, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 4,312 people who have side effects while taking Adderall 10 from FDA and social media. Among them, 180 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Adderall 10

Adderall 10 (latest outcomes from 4,876 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 521,613 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 4,309 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall 10. Among them, 180 people (4.18%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.03% of all the 521,031 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Adderall 10 reports

Time on Adderall 10 when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain44.44%33.33%0.00%11.11%0.00%11.11%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Adderall 10 * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain55.44%44.56%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Adderall 10 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%8.81%18.24%10.69%11.95%30.82%13.84%5.66%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Adderall 10 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%62.50%25.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (49 people, 27.22%)
  2. Depression (44 people, 24.44%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (31 people, 17.22%)
  4. Anxiety (14 people, 7.78%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (13 people, 7.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zoloft (29 people, 16.11%)
  2. Risperdal (29 people, 16.11%)
  3. Seroquel (28 people, 15.56%)
  4. Zyprexa (25 people, 13.89%)
  5. Abilify (22 people, 12.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Adderall 10 (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate) is often used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Find out below the conditions Adderall 10 is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

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    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • I've previously been on both Adderall and Phentermine, at different times. I experienced very drastic and noticeable effectiveness. The phentermine helped with weight loss significantly and the Adderall greatly increased my energy levels, self-confidence, elevated mood, and higher concentration and brain activity. I was not on any other medications at the time, though I did need to take melatonin occasionally to help me sleep. Now, I had not been on Adderall or phentermine for about a year, but I was put on Adderall again several months ago. This was about a month after my brother died, so obviously I was experiencing (and still am) grief and depression. I was put on 40mg (twice as much as I used to be on) of Adderall in addition to seroquel XR and Lamictal. I felt like a slug all the time, I felt physically hungrier, and lethargic and apathetic. The adderall did nothing to help these symptoms. I am now on 60mg of Adderall and 37.5mg of Phentermine for weight loss and neither have shown any affectiveness, mentally or physically. My appetite is just as bad, and my brain isn't functioning fast at all. None of the affects of adderall I used to experiences, like increased energy levels, elevated mood, decreased appetite, increased brain activity, and increased self-confidence are present now, and I'm on more adderall than I was on before AND phentermine at the same time!! What's going on?? Both my ADD and weight gain are causing me to become increasingly self-conscious and depressed. Also, it doesn't help that my ridiculous amount of mood stabilizers make me apathetic and detached. I'm under 18 so I'm required to take the medications prescribed to me, but I don't know what to do or why the stimulants aren't effective anymore. HELP!!

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I have PTSD,Dissociative Disorder,diffuse idiopathic skeletal hypotrophy,arthritis,bone spurs,no physical activity due to ahedonia.Take Vit.D Niacin,Red Yeast Rice,Fish oil,B complex,B12,Milk thistle,chromium picolinate,vit.c.

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