Trying Medication for the First Time
I was diagnosed only a couple months ago at the age of 29. I’m male. I’d list symptoms but you all know, ha ha. I was also diagnosed with OCPD at the same time. One of the nurses thinks I may be a candidate for Asperger’s, who knows?
Anyhow, I’ve been prescribed Adderal XR. I initially started titrating from 5mg upto 25mg where it started to work. I got things done but eating and sleeping became less frequent.
My script ran out and it should come as no surprise that I wasn’t prepared so I went off the med for a month or two.
I started again at 20mg then stopped because it didn’t feel like it was working.
Going to try again from 20mg titrating up to 30mg as per the Doc’s orders.
Can anyone share their experiences with starting on these kinds of meds and what they noticed? Is there any long term concerns that I should know of especially at this dosage?
Also I was under the impression that it’s in and out of your system in 24 hours so I figured that coming on and off wouldn’t effect the efficacy of the treatment, do any of you have experience with that?
Thanks in advance.
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