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Smoking, Drinking, Substance Abuse, and ADHD

Is a stimulant calming affect?

Here’s my question?  If you take a stimulant medacation or smoke crack or meth and It makes you “hyped up” does this mean you DON NOT HAVE ADD??
I have been on Ritalin, Stratera, Focalin made me fall asleep litteraly!!! And I take Adderall currently. And I use to smoke crack.  I never tried meth so I can’t give my experince on that. BUT EVERY ADD MED AND CRACK CALMS ME DOWN!!! Can you have ADD and get “hyped up” from stimulants?


If you become calm from Ritalin and other meds that is meant to energies you- then you are not ADD but; ADHD

Posted by Seebird claus on Jul 01, 2014 at 10:37am

I agree, I’m ADHD and ALL stimulants, even coffee, settle me down/have a calming effect.

Posted by liz321 on Feb 25, 2015 at 10:41pm

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