Review: could Adderall cause Gastroparesis?


Gastroparesis is reported only by a few people who take Adderall. We study 12,822 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Gastroparesis. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastroparesis 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 17,000 users)


Gastroparesis (delayed emptying of food from the stomach) has been reported by people with diabetic gastroparesis, constipation, abdominal pain, drowsiness, diarrhea (latest reports from 210 Gastroparesis patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

12,822 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Gastroparesis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause Gastroparesis?

Time on Adderall when people have Gastroparesis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gastroparesis when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Gastroparesis when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Gastroparesis when taking Adderall **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Gastroparesis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Spasm Of The Esophagus (1 person)
  • Sinusitis (1 person)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1 person)
  • Multiple Allergies (1 person)
  • Migraine With Aura (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zofran (1 person)
  • Omeprazole (1 person)
  • Mucinex D (1 person)
  • Methadone Hydrochloride (1 person)
  • Imitrex (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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