Adderall and High blood sugar - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood sugar is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 16,642 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA. Among them, 38 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Adderall

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 26,451 users)

High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 24,118 High blood sugar patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

16,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 38 people (0.23%) have High Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause High blood sugar?

Time on Adderall when people have High Blood Sugar *:

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

Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 51.35 %
  • male: 48.65 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 9.38 %
  • 10-19: 43.75 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 6.25 %
  • 60+: 3.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (12 people, 31.58%)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (9 people, 23.68%)
  • Agitation (8 people, 21.05%)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (7 people, 18.42%)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (4 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (24 people, 63.16%)
  • Risperdal (16 people, 42.11%)
  • Zyprexa (13 people, 34.21%)
  • Prozac (13 people, 34.21%)
  • Depakote (12 people, 31.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diabetes (10 people, 26.32%)
  • Convulsion (9 people, 23.68%)
  • Weight Increased (7 people, 18.42%)
  • Drowsiness (7 people, 18.42%)
  • Type 1 Diabetes (6 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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