Review: could Adderall cause High Cholesterol?


Summary

High cholesterol is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Ambien, 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, 21 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol 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 18,354 users)

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with weight decreased, blood glucose increased, constipation, dry mouth, drowsiness (latest reports from 180,851 High cholesterol patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

2,671 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 21 people (0.79%) have High Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause High cholesterol?

Time on Adderall when people have High Cholesterol *:

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

Gender of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 47.62 %
  • male: 52.38 %

Age of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 14.29 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 21.43 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Severity if High Cholesterol when taking Adderall **:

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

How people recovered from High Cholesterol **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (6 people)
  • Depression (5 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (4 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (3 people)
  • Acne (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prevacid (5 people)
  • Celexa (5 people)
  • Ambien (5 people)
  • Protonix (4 people)
  • Aredia (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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