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Review: could Adderall cause Sudden death (Death)?

We study 11,151 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Sudden death. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden death and more.

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Adderall

Adderall (latest outcomes from 16,756 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Sudden death

Sudden death (latest reports from 542,618 patients)

On Oct, 25, 2014: 11,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall. Among them, 77 people (0.69%) have Sudden Death.

Trend of Sudden death in Adderall reports

Time on Adderall when people have Sudden death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sudden death4.35%26.09%0.00%47.83%13.04%8.70%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Adderall * :

FemaleMale
Sudden death24.72%75.28%

Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Adderall * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sudden death0.00%0.00%35.71%20.00%22.86%8.57%7.14%5.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (43 people, 55.84%)
  2. Aggression (13 people, 16.88%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (9 people, 11.69%)
  4. Insomnia (8 people, 10.39%)
  5. Oppositional defiant disorder (8 people, 10.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Adderall 10 (58 people, 75.32%)
  2. Risperdal (29 people, 37.66%)
  3. Seroquel (29 people, 37.66%)
  4. Effexor (22 people, 28.57%)
  5. Prozac (20 people, 25.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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