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Review: could Adderall cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 11,190 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Adderall (latest outcomes from 16,807 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 16,702 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Nov, 13, 2014: 11,151 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall. Among them, 36 people (0.32%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Adderall when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||84.62%||7.69%||7.69%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Adderall * :
|High blood sugar||37.78%||62.22% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Adderall * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||10.00%||60.00%||7.50%||5.00%||7.50%||5.00%||5.00% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Adderall ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||20.00%||40.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (16 people, 44.44%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (16 people, 44.44%)
- Oppositional defiant disorder (9 people, 25.00%)
- Agitation (9 people, 25.00%)
- Autism spectrum disorder (9 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (30 people, 83.33%)
- Adderall 10 (25 people, 69.44%)
- Risperdal (24 people, 66.67%)
- Abilify (17 people, 47.22%)
- Prozac (16 people, 44.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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