What you need to know before taking Adderall for weight loss?

Adderall for weight lossReducing weight is the major concern for all ages in present life style. So we pick up any weight loss program without any prior knowledge about them. This should be avoided in all the cases.  Many find Adderall is an effective in reducing weight and starts consuming without seeking any dietician or physician’s advice. One has to get an Adderall prescription before consuming the drug, so that he/she can able to figure out the correct dosage of the drug. Before taking Adderall drug for reducing your weight, you just need to know the following things.

Adderall’s dosage can be determined by two important factors like age of the patient and the purpose of using the drug. Usually the dosage level ranges from 5 mg to 60 mg for adults. Split the drug administration with the time gap of 5-6 hours. Overdosing yourself should be avoided at any cost without consulting your doctor.

As this drug is a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine salts it is used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in child and also to treat sleep disorder (narcolepsy) in adults.  This helps people to increase their attention and improves focus towards the work.  It improves brain power without affecting neuron function.

Does Adderall helps in losing weight?

The answer will be yes. On regular intake of Adderall medicine, it decreases your appetite and results in weight loss for sure.  And also the drug causes dryness in mouth, hence increases the thirst. With increased thirst, you consume more water as a result your consumption of food decreases. This is one of the main reasons in reducing the weight.

We hear more success weight loss stories from people who have undergone Adderall medication. But with the unhealthy weight loss you may invite many other side effects. So before medication, keep in mind that it is not a weight loss medicine or an alternative for that.

Side Effects of Adderall:

If Adderall is taken without the symptoms of ADHD, the list of side effects may go on. Increased blood pressure, uneven heart beats, headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, muscle twitches, hallucinations , constipation or dysentery  are some of the known side effects that is caused by the Adderall medicine. People who are suffering from heart problems, high blood pressure, alcohol addicts should keep away from Adderall. This medicine increases the dependency towards the drug. Hence continuous usage of this drug needs to be avoided else it may affect seriously. Pregnant and nursing mothers are not allowed to take this drug as it may harm the baby.

When to call your physician?

Seek medical advice if the symptoms persist or gone worse than before with continuous medication. If you feel dizziness, breathing problem, chest pain or numbness you must call your doctor for medical help.  Do not increase the dosage level as it may cause adverse reactions. And also it is not advised to stop the Adderall drug suddenly, as it may have some rapid reactions. So before discontinuation of the drug, doctor’s advice is a must.