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Questions tagged [adhd]

Attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder (ADD or ADHD) is a psychiatric condition characterized by impulsivity and/or inattention and hyperactivity in some cases. The symptoms affect cognitive, academic, behavioral, emotional, and social functioning.

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Do pharmaceuticals which increase dopamine and norepinephrine levels in the brain significantly increase histamine levels?

I imagine any medication that has an effect on catecholamines would in some way increase histamine levels as well, just for the fact that histamine is part of the 'fight or flight' response and seems ...
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Does taking medication lose hyperfocus on ADHD?

I wonder if taking medication to deal with unconcentration on ADHD would lose hyperfocus, which is considered one of the advantage of ADHD. I understand taking medication on ADHD have a side effect ...
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Is Adderall safe for someone who donated a kidney?

I donated my kidney many years ago to some random two year old. It was major surgery, but it did get me a month paid vacation on short term disability and was a great way to lose weight (stupid ...
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Allergic Reaction? Adderall + Welbutrin / Bupropion

Current Medications: Adderall 20mg IR, Welbutrin (Bupropion) 100mg IR twice /day. Symptoms: Over time I've developed an odd set of symptoms: --My face always tingles / i feel compelled to "pull" my ...
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How common is the side-effect of “outbursts of words/sounds” for one taking Dexedrine for ADD?

A few years ago, I was diagnosed with adult ADD. Initially, I was prescribed with Adderall when I lived in the USA, but when I moved to Canada, my doctors switched me to Dexedrine for whatever reason (...
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Is there any way to overcome Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder without using medicine?

I have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and want to be a web programmer. It's really annoying when you have an error and can't see where it is or can't focus. I tried seeing a psychologist, ...
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Does tolerance develop to medicinal use of dextroamphetamine?

Dextromphetamine is used long-term to treat ADHD. Does the agent's effectiveness in treating the disorder decrease with time? Do the mood elevating properities of the drug attenuate?
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What is wrong with taking coffee and methylphenidate together?

I think this question is related to my other question here Concerta or other kinds of methylphenidate can be and is seen by some to be several cups of a coffee in one pill. Provided my understanding ...
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Can/In what way does Vortioxetine/Brintellix treat ADHD?

According to Wikipedia, antidepressants can treat ADHD, not just depression. Can/In what way does Vortioxetine/Brintellix treat ADHD? How? It doesn't say anything like that on Wikipedia. So far I ...
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How exactly can/do antidepressants treat ADHD?

According to Wikipedia, antidepressants can treat ADHD, not just depression. How exactly? So far I know, ADHD is caused partly (primarily?) by a dopamine deficiency. Do antidepressants do something ...