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adderall effect lessened in a week, What can i do?

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Hi, I was prescribed 20mg of Adderall XR on Wednesday last week. The first day it almost made me feel like the dosage was slightly too high and made me feel as if I were high or something. Then the following days the effect had already started to lessen. Now I feel absolutely no effect from it like my tolerance level increased nearly instantly. Is there any sort of vitamin or something I can take with it to get it back to where it should be? Maybe some things I should avoid eating or drinking with them? I do understand that maybe taking a break from them here and there would be helpful but as I've started this prescription not even a week ago I feel like something else needs to be done.

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replied November 17th, 2014
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Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Adderall xr is usually well tolerated. You don't need to take any supplements along or any other medications as interactions possibility between drugs is always a concern, consult your physician before doing so. You should take the medicine continuously and any intermediate breaks are not helpful. Tapering and getting off the medication is an option to be discussed with your doctor.

wishing you best of health


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