Adderall and High cholesterol - from FDA reports


Summary

High cholesterol is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Celexa, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . We study 16,642 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA. Among them, 150 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 26,451 users)

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 242,899 High cholesterol patients).

On Jan, 23, 2017

16,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 150 people (0.9%) have High Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause High cholesterol?

Time on Adderall when people have High Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

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

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.94 %
  • 10-19: 30.1 %
  • 20-29: 8.74 %
  • 30-39: 8.74 %
  • 40-49: 15.53 %
  • 50-59: 26.21 %
  • 60+: 8.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (28 people, 18.67%)
  • Narcolepsy (22 people, 14.67%)
  • Metastases To Bone (22 people, 14.67%)
  • Depression (21 people, 14.00%)
  • Acne (13 people, 8.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Celexa (38 people, 25.33%)
  • Prozac (29 people, 19.33%)
  • Accutane (29 people, 19.33%)
  • Prevacid (28 people, 18.67%)
  • Cymbalta (26 people, 17.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (50 people, 33.33%)
  • Weight Increased (38 people, 25.33%)
  • Back Pain (37 people, 24.67%)
  • Headache (36 people, 24.00%)
  • Rectal Haemorrhage (35 people, 23.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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