Will you have Bipolar i disorder with Adderall - from FDA reports


Bipolar i disorder is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old also take medication Xyrem, and have Cataplexy. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,112 people who have side effects when taking Adderall from FDA, and is updated regularly.

What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate (the active ingredients of Adderall) and Adderall (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Bipolar i disorder are also considered in the study.

What is 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 38,542 users)

What is Bipolar i disorder?

Bipolar i disorder (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 13,737 Bipolar i disorder patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 22, 2019

28,112 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 19 people (0.07%) have Bipolar i disorder

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause Bipolar i disorder?

Gender of people who have Bipolar i disorder when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 73.68 %
  • male: 26.32 %

Age of people who have Bipolar i disorder when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 25.0 %
  • 20-29: 25.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 4 people, 21.05%
  2. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 4 people, 21.05%
  3. Sleep Disorder: 3 people, 15.79%
  4. Birth Control: 2 people, 10.53%
  5. Pain: 2 people, 10.53%
  6. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 10.53%
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 1 person, 5.26%
  8. Breast Cancer: 1 person, 5.26%
  9. Diabetes: 1 person, 5.26%
  10. Hallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus): 1 person, 5.26%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem: 7 people, 36.84%
  2. Seroquel: 5 people, 26.32%
  3. Lamictal: 5 people, 26.32%
  4. Abilify: 4 people, 21.05%
  5. Depakote: 4 people, 21.05%
  6. Wellbutrin: 3 people, 15.79%
  7. Risperdal: 3 people, 15.79%
  8. Lexapro: 3 people, 15.79%
  9. Effexor: 3 people, 15.79%
  10. Flonase: 3 people, 15.79%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Suicidal Ideation: 4 people, 21.05%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 4 people, 21.05%
  3. Weight Decreased: 3 people, 15.79%
  4. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: 3 people, 15.79%
  5. Indigestion: 3 people, 15.79%
  6. Abdominal Pain: 2 people, 10.53%
  7. Menopausal Symptoms: 2 people, 10.53%
  8. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect): 2 people, 10.53%
  9. Pain: 2 people, 10.53%
  10. Overdose: 2 people, 10.53%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Bipolar i disorder with Adderall

Severity of Bipolar i disorder *:
  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %
How people recovered from Bipolar i disorder *:
  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %
Effectiveness of Adderall when people have Bipolar i disorder *:
  • not at all: 0.0 %
  • somewhat: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • high: 50 %
  • very high: 0.0 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 0.0 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 0.0 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 100 %

* Approximation only.

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