What is Adderall 20mg?
Adderall 20mg is a prescription medication used to treat Attention Deficit and Attention hyperactivity and Narcolepsy. It belongs to the class of drugs called stimulants and contains two active ingredients – amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. It is available as an immediate-release and extended-release tablet in varying strengths.
What does Adderall 20mg do?
Adderall 20mg is a CNS stimulant that effectively helps increase the ability to pay attention and stay focused on tasks and activities that require concentration. It is also an athletic performance enhancer and appetite suppressant with aphrodisiac properties. It improves listening skills and helps manage chores and tasks.
What are the side effects of Adderall 20mg?
Adderall 20mg may cause side effects such as insomnia, loss of appetite, weight loss, addiction or dependence, tingling sensation, tics, and muscle twitching. Severe side effects include hypertension, fast heartbeat, overdose, sudden cardiac death, stroke, and headache. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience severe side effects.
Who should not take Adderall 20mg?
Adderall 20mg is an FDA-approved medication safe to use for managing ADHD. However, it is not suitable for individuals with heart problems, heart defects, high blood pressure, kidney or liver issues, abnormal brain wave test (EEG), or allergies to Adderall or any inactive substance of Adderall. Inform your doctor about any preexisting conditions before taking Adderall.
What are the drug interactions of Adderall 20mg?
Adderall 20mg may interact with certain medications, including MAOI or other antidepressants, certain blood pressure medications, and antacids. Inform your doctor about any vitamin supplements you are taking to manage the dose and accompanying side effects.
How to take Adderall 20mg?
Adderall 20mg is orally administered to patients with ADHD and Narcolepsy. Do not crush, chew, or pound the tablet. Take it as a whole with a glass of water. Inform your healthcare provider if you are expecting or a nursing mother. Do not change or alter the dose; always take it as per the instruction of your doctor. Adderall is safe for children and is the first line of treatment for managing ADHD in both adults and children.