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I have been taking Dexedrine Spansules for over ten years along with Prozac and Wellbutrin to treat chronic depression and adult Attention Deficit Disorder. That combination has worked very well for me. On two occasions my psychiatrist and I have tried taking the Dexedrine out of the mix, and both times we have seen my ADD symptoms reappear within a week and my depression worsen after about three ...

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This drug seriously damaged my body. This drug completely turned me against all pharmaceuticals. I will never use another unnatural molecule into my body ever again. By simply eliminating the causes of my ADHD such as monosodium glutamate and other toxic substances in my diet I became extremely calm and focussed.

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Anonymous | 19-24 | Male | On medication for 1 to less than 2 years | Patient
11/28/2019
Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Overall rating 3.3
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horny appetite suppression...decent enough

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NotSoJazzedJai | 25-34 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
10/17/2019
Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Overall rating 1.7
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Though I have only been taking generic Dexedrine spansules for 3 days, I’m sad to say that I am seemingly one of the few that have not found the med to be helpful. I may have gotten too excited reading mostly positive reviews, but as a nurse, I know that medications affect everyone differently. I was taking 30 mg Adderall XR for the past 3-4 months, but asked my doctor if I could try Dexedrine because adderall wore off within 3 hours or so for me. Also, when I didn’t take it, I was such a bi*** and just wanted to punch everyone in the face (which is sooo unlike me). Doc prescribed 15 mg spansules twice a day. It took 6 days of hunting to even find a pharmacy that had this particular dose of Dexedrine. I was hoping it would be similar to adderall in its ability to make me more alert, focused, and motivated except without the crash. I was also hoping it would last longer. However, I’m very disappointed thus far. I feel close to no effect on my attention. In fact, I feel tired and even more foggy and spacey. I have a high tolerance to every medication for some reason, so the doc did say that I would probably have to “play with the dose,” but I didn’t expect that taking TWO or even THREE of the 15mg caps at once wouldn’t do a thing for me either. During the first couple days, I thought maybe they’re just so smooth that I don’t realize they’re working, but then I started making silly mistakes at work that I usually don’t make and tasks take me longer to complete! For instance, I’ve seriously been working on this review for over an hour now. The only reason I know I’m not just taking sugar pills is the mad dry mouth I have despite drinking lots of water, which I expected. I also had a debilitating migraine yesterday for the first time in a couple months. Coincidence? I think not. I guess I’ll give it a few more days before flushing them down the toilet since I won’t be able to switch back to Adderall for a month...

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boxofrain | 13-18 | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
12/4/2016
Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Overall rating 4.0
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Doc decided to substitute my usual Adderall XR with generic Dexedrine spansules. No hallucinations, heart racing, or nasty comedowns unlike Adderall (thank goodness). Oh and it's free under my insurance.Only downside is that I can sweat like crazy.

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Anonymous | 35-44 | Female | On medication for 10 years or more | Patient
6/9/2015
Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Overall rating 5.0
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This medication has made a big and better change in my life

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Anonymous |
8/12/2014
Condition: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Overall rating 4.3
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generics cause issues but as long as I get one brand only and don't have to switch, I am good. With me, I lose my appetite so I take the tablets to eat between doses. I have been on this since the age of 5 and it quiets me down and shuts me up. It can tend to make me very focused at times and avoidant. people just don't interest me on it. I can take lower doses so I will talk more but not be obnoxious or to clean. This makes me lazy if I am on the full dose all the time too.

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