Adderall Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Anxious Feelings
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • False Sense Of Well-Being
  • Irritability
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Upper Abdominal Pain
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Abnormal Sexual Function
  • Agitation
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feelings Of Hostility
  • Fever
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Head Pain
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Hives
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Taste Impairment
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Worsening Of Tourette's Syndrome Symptoms
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Hallucinations
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Priapism, A Prolonged Erection Of The Penis
  • Seizures
  • Suicidal Thoughts

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Type Of Abnormal Movement Disorder Called Dyskinesia
  • Addiction To A Drug
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • An Abnormal Occurrence Of Recurrent Erections
  • An Extreme Sense Of Wellbeing Called Euphoria
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Muscle Twitches Or Movements
  • Constriction Of Blood Vessels Of The Extremities
  • Depression
  • Dilated Pupils
  • Disturbance In The Ability Of The Eye To Focus
  • Double Vision
  • Excessive Talkativeness
  • Fainting
  • Feelings Of Dissatisfaction, Sadness, And Unease
  • Grinding Of The Teeth
  • Hair Loss
  • Manic Behavior
  • Mental Status Changes
  • Mood Changes
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon, A Condition Where Blood Vessels Constrict Too Much With Coldness Or Stress
  • Uncontrollable Skin Picking

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