A study for a 24 year old woman who takes Adderall - from FDA reports


2,282 females aged 24 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 24 year old female patient who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd). The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Jun, 27, 2018

2,282 females aged 24 (±5) who take Adderall are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Adderall for a 24-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 24
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd)
  • Drugs taken:
    • Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Feeling abnormal
  4. Irritability
  5. Nausea and vomiting
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Dizziness
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pain
  2. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  3. Injury
  4. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Pain
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Gallbladder injury
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Pain
  2. Injury
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Emotional distress
  5. Uterine perforation (accidental puncture of the uterus)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Stress and anxiety
  2. Pain
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Bipolar disorder (mood disorder)
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
10+ years:
  1. Injury
  2. Pain
  3. Emotional distress
  4. Uterine perforation (accidental puncture of the uterus)
  5. Drug ineffective
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Stress and anxiety
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Pain
  5. Dizziness

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Birth Control : 378 people, 16.56%
  2. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 216 people, 9.47%
  3. Stress And Anxiety : 153 people, 6.70%
  4. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 83 people, 3.64%
  5. Drowsiness : 81 people, 3.55%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem (483 people, 21.17%)
  2. Yaz (166 people, 7.27%)
  3. Yasmin (163 people, 7.14%)
  4. Xanax (144 people, 6.31%)
  5. Lamictal (111 people, 4.86%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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What are the drugs?

  • 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 32,759 users)

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