Review: could Adderall cause Hot Flashes?


Summary

Hot flashes is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lamictal, and have Depression . We study 12,814 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Hot flashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flashes 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 17,039 users)

Hot Flashes

Hot flashes has been reported by people with pain, joint pain, fatigue, high blood pressure, dizziness (latest reports from 17,194 Hot flashes patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

12,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 62 people (0.48%) have Hot Flashes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause Hot flashes?

Time on Adderall when people have Hot Flashes *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hot Flashes when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 83.87 %
  • male: 16.13 %

Age of people who have Hot Flashes when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.17 %
  • 20-29: 24.14 %
  • 30-39: 20.69 %
  • 40-49: 22.41 %
  • 50-59: 25.86 %
  • 60+: 1.72 %

Severity if Hot Flashes when taking Adderall **:

  • least: 4.35 %
  • moderate: 60.87 %
  • severe: 26.09 %
  • most severe: 8.7 %

How people recovered from Hot Flashes **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 20 %
  • not yet: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (18 people)
  • Adhd (16 people)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (13 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (9 people)
  • Add (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (8 people)
  • Prozac (7 people)
  • Cymbalta (7 people)
  • Zoloft (6 people)
  • Wellbutrin (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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