Adderall and Anxiety - from FDA reports


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xyrem, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Anxiety with Adderall. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,330 people who have side effects when taking Adderall from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 22, 2017

21,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 1,529 people (7.17%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause Anxiety?

Time on Adderall when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 27.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.76 %
  • 10+ years: 5.7 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 73.09 %
  • male: 26.91 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 2.44 %
  • 10-19: 10.53 %
  • 20-29: 25.93 %
  • 30-39: 21.15 %
  • 40-49: 18.71 %
  • 50-59: 15.01 %
  • 60+: 6.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Narcolepsy (503 people, 32.90%)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (351 people, 22.96%)
  • Cataplexy (240 people, 15.70%)
  • Depression (228 people, 14.91%)
  • Birth Control (117 people, 7.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (538 people, 35.19%)
  • Xanax (182 people, 11.90%)
  • Wellbutrin (169 people, 11.05%)
  • Cymbalta (161 people, 10.53%)
  • Klonopin (143 people, 9.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (436 people, 28.52%)
  • Pain (265 people, 17.33%)
  • Fatigue (262 people, 17.14%)
  • Nausea (217 people, 14.19%)
  • Insomnia (216 people, 14.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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