Adderall 20 side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Adderall 20 side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Adderall 20. The review is based on 280 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Adderall 20

Adderall 20 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 20 2,481 users)


On Nov, 14, 2018

280 people who take Adderall 20 are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Adderall 20 side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Blood pressure systolic increased
  • Confusional state
  • Drug effect decreased
  • Headache (pain in head)
1 - 6 months:
  • Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)
  • Autism (a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts)
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
6 - 12 months:
  • Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Decreased appetite
  • Drug ineffective
  • Vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • Abnormal behaviour
  • Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  • Loss of libido (loss of sexual urge)
  • Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
2 - 5 years:
  • Mitral valve disease (disease of mitral valve of heart)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure and significant amounts of protein in the urine of a pregnant woman)
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
5 - 10 years:
  • Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Loss of employment
10+ years:
  • Accidental exposure
  • Disturbance in attention
  • Feeling abnormal
not specified:
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  • Headache (pain in head)

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Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure and significant amounts of protein in the urine of a pregnant woman)
  • Anxiety
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Weight decreased
  • Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)
male:
  • Weight increased
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Feeling abnormal
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)

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Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:

n/a

2-9:
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Vomiting
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Blepharospasm (any abnormal contraction or twitch of the eyelid)
10-19:
  • Weight increased
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Weight decreased
  • Priapism (prolonged and painful erection that can last from several hours up to a few days)
20-29:
  • Vertigo
  • Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  • Anxiety
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  • Abnormal behaviour
30-39:
  • Pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure and significant amounts of protein in the urine of a pregnant woman)
  • Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Disturbance in attention
  • Dystonia (abnormal muscle tone)
40-49:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  • Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)
  • Confusional state
50-59:
  • Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  • Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  • Anaphylactic reaction (serious allergic reaction)
  • Anxiety
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
60+:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Visual acuity reduced (reduced clearness of vision)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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