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Review: could Adderall cause Lower cholesterol?

Summary: Lower cholesterol could be caused by Adderall, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Adderall 10, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 10,827 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Lower cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower cholesterol and more.

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Adderall

Adderall (latest outcomes from 16,396 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Lower cholesterol

Lower cholesterol (latest reports from 446,957 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, pain.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 10,566 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall. Among them, 88 people (0.83%) have Lower Cholesterol. They amount to 0.02% of all the 451,105 people who have Lower Cholesterol on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lower cholesterol in Adderall reports

Time on Adderall when people have Lower cholesterol * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower cholesterol25.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Lower cholesterol when taking Adderall * :

FemaleMale
Lower cholesterol65.08%34.92%

Age of people who have Lower cholesterol when taking Adderall * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower cholesterol0.00%0.00%35.40%9.73%19.47%17.70%15.93%1.77%

Severity of Lower cholesterol when taking Adderall ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower cholesterol0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Lower cholesterol ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lower cholesterol0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (19 people, 21.59%)
  2. Acne (14 people, 15.91%)
  3. Depression (13 people, 14.77%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (11 people, 12.50%)
  5. Lichen sclerosus (10 people, 11.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Adderall 10 (85 people, 96.59%)
  2. Accutane (58 people, 65.91%)
  3. Celexa (51 people, 57.95%)
  4. Adderall xr 10 (30 people, 34.09%)
  5. Amnesteem (30 people, 34.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • *HELP- Any insight regarding the circumstance described below would be greatly appreciated.

    My HDL-C was a 4 on my last lipid panel. LDL-C was around 220. 41 year old male. Height 71", weight varies 195-210lbs, due to my "elective compliance" to take Rx-ed stimulant meds described below. Presently 205lbs. BMI- 28.6, waist to height- .48 . Athletic build, but not active with exercise in 4 years.

    Former user of PEDs, last time 4+ years ago. Did not take supratherapeutic doses, but more than clinical norms (approximately 500mg weekly for 10-12 weeks at a time x 13 "cycles" over a 13 year time period (ages 24-37).

    Diet needs improvement. Not sure about family history of dislipidemia or CV disease.

    Started on generic Lipitor 20mgs less than 3 weeks ago by PCP. I am due for another lipid panel in two weeks.

    *MY IMMEDIATE CONCERN IS SPECIFIC TO THE POTENTIAL OF THE MEDS DESCRIBED BELOW, OR COMBINATIONS THEREOF, TO CAUSE MY HDL TO BE SO LOW.

    I have been taking multiple CNS/psych meds (for the past 6 mo to 2+ yrs depending on which med) for: sleep (generic Ambien 10mgs & trazodone 100mgs), depression (Viibryd 40mgs & generic Wellbutrin 450mgs), anxiety (clonazepam 1 mg BID, ADD (Vyvanse 40mgs & generic Adderall 20mgs), and male pattern baldness (Avodart .5mg).

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