Are there risks to stimulant use long-term that professionals are currently aware of for using ADHD stimulants if I should go above the recommended maximums for stimulant use for the medication, Dexedrine tablets.

My doctor says it's okay, but he would like me to try to only go above 40 mg "if absolutely necessary." He has not yet approved me going beyond 40 mg.

Is it known to be harmful to go beyond 40 mg and take doses between 40-60 mg [over 40 mg] with Dextroamphetamine/generic Dexedrine that anyone is aware of?

I have a very fast metabolism, and I am severely hyperactive AND inattentive. I DO NOT WANT to abuse stimulants in any way. I strictly need help because I am doing quite poorly in college and even at my part-time job because I cannot concentrate/focus well at all.
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replied August 29th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Dose adjustment is a very important part of medications prescription. The main theme is not to manipulated oneself and always consult your prescriber to change the doors. Maximum possible dosages are usually above than the recommended prescribed daily dose If your current dose is not working for you your doctor can surely titrate it up but you should never do it yourself and always have your doctor a word about it.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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