Review: could Adderall cause Abdominal Cramps?


Abdominal cramps is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . We study 2,671 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.

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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 18,354 users)

Abdominal Cramps

Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, abdominal pain upper, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 86,320 Abdominal cramps patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

2,671 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 60 people (2.25%) have Abdominal Cramps

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause Abdominal cramps?

Time on Adderall when people have Abdominal Cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 21.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal Cramps when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 64.41 %
  • male: 35.59 %

Age of people who have Abdominal Cramps when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2 %
  • 10-19: 6 %
  • 20-29: 28 %
  • 30-39: 28 %
  • 40-49: 24 %
  • 50-59: 8 %
  • 60+: 4 %

Severity if Abdominal Cramps when taking Adderall **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Abdominal Cramps **:

  • while on drug: 12.5 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (18 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (9 people)
  • Depression (8 people)
  • Contraception (8 people)
  • Pain (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (9 people)
  • Humira (9 people)
  • Zoloft (7 people)
  • Ambien (7 people)
  • Wellbutrin (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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