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 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This review analyzes which people have Anxiety with Adderall. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,642 people who have side effects when taking Adderall from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 21, 2017

16,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 1,195 people (7.18%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause Anxiety?

Time on Adderall when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 26.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.13 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.87 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.87 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.9 %
  • 10+ years: 4.03 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 2.79 %
  • 10-19: 11.16 %
  • 20-29: 25.56 %
  • 30-39: 19.31 %
  • 40-49: 18.42 %
  • 50-59: 16.29 %
  • 60+: 6.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (328 people, 27.45%)
  • Narcolepsy (246 people, 20.59%)
  • Depression (198 people, 16.57%)
  • Cataplexy (114 people, 9.54%)
  • Birth Control (108 people, 9.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (262 people, 21.92%)
  • Xanax (145 people, 12.13%)
  • Wellbutrin (130 people, 10.88%)
  • Cymbalta (119 people, 9.96%)
  • Klonopin (117 people, 9.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (372 people, 31.13%)
  • Pain (249 people, 20.84%)
  • Fatigue (216 people, 18.08%)
  • Insomnia (189 people, 15.82%)
  • Nausea (175 people, 14.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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