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Adderall Xr 20 Side Effects

Common Adderall Xr 20 Side Effects


The most commonly reported Adderall Xr 20 side effects are:
Thoughts Of Suicide (1)
Pain (1)
Nausea (1)
Headaches (1)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Adderall Xr 20 Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Adderall Xr 20 reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Adderall Xr 20 on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Fatigue, Headache, Depression, Suicidal Ideation, Educational Problem, Product Substitution Issue
This is a report of a 18-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, who was treated with Adderall Xr 20 Mg Actavis (dosage: 1 Pill Twice Daily Taken By Mouth, start time: NS), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Educational Problem
  • Product Substitution Issue
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Adderall Xr 20 Mg Actavis treatment in female patients, resulting in fatigue side effect.

Headache, Insomnia, Bruxism, Pain In Jaw, Anxiety, Tension, Product Substitution Issue
This report suggests a potential Adderall Xr 20mgs Actavist Headache, Insomnia, Bruxism, Pain In Jaw, Anxiety, Tension, Product Substitution Issue side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 21-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and used Adderall Xr 20mgs Actavist (dosage: Three) starting Nov 06, 2012. Soon after starting Adderall Xr 20mgs Actavist the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Bruxism
  • Pain In Jaw
  • Anxiety
  • Tension
  • Product Substitution Issue
Drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Adderall Xr 20mgs Actavist demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as headache, may still occur.

Myocardial Infarction
This Myocardial Infarction problem was reported by a physician from GERMANY. A 77-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. On May 01, 2008 this consumer started treatment with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: Adderall Xr 20mg Daily By Mouth). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Adderall Xr 20, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Myocardial Infarction
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as myocardial infarction, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Abnormal Behaviour
This is a report of a 57-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 30 Mg, Qd, Oral) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Victoza (1.8 Mg, Qd, Subcutaneous)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Abnormal Behaviour
This opens a possibility that Adderall Xr 20 treatment could cause the above reactions, including abnormal behaviour, and some female subjects may be more susceptible.


Insomnia, Palpitations, Nasal Congestion
A 42-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder,nasal congestion started Adderall Xr 20 treatment (dosage: 20 Mg Every Morning Po) on Apr 12, 2011. Soon after starting Adderall Xr 20 treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Insomnia
  • Palpitations
  • Nasal Congestion
Concurrently used drugs:
  • Pseudoephedrine 240 Mg (240 Mg Once Daily Po)
This finding indicates that some female patients could be more vulnerable to Adderall Xr 20.

Hemiparesis, Palpitations, Anxiety, Hypoaesthesia, Lethargy
A 17-year-old male patient from UNITED STATES (weight: NA) experienced symptoms, such as: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and was treated with Adderall Xr 20(dosage: 1 Pill Morning Mouth). The treatment was initiated on Feb 18, 2011. After that a consumer reported the following side effect(s):
  • Hemiparesis
  • Palpitations
  • Anxiety
  • Hypoaesthesia
  • Lethargy
Concurrently used drugs, which potentially could have contributed to side effect(s) or affected Adderall Xr 20 efficacy: NA.The patient was hospitalized.

Migraine, Seizure Anoxic, Syncope
In this report, Adderall Xr 20 was administered for the following condition: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.A 14-year-old male consumer from UNITED STATES (weight: NA) started Adderall Xr 20 treatment (dosage: 40 Mg Once Daily Po) on Jan 01, 2003.Sometime after starting the treatment, the patient complained of the following side effect(s):
  • Migraine
  • Seizure Anoxic
  • Syncope
A possible interaction with other drugs could have contributed to this reaction: NA.Establishing a causal relationship between a specific drug and consumer's side effects is complex, but it is possible that in this report Adderall Xr 20 treatment could be related to the listed above side effect(s).

Agitation, Anxiety, Product Substitution Issue
This is a report of the following Adderall Xr 20 side effect(s):
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Product Substitution Issue
A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight: NA) presented with the following condition: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and received a treatment with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 20 Mg Daily Po) starting: Aug 30, 2010.The following concurrently used drugs could have generated interactions: NA.This report suggests that a Adderall Xr 20 treatment could be associated with the listed above side effect(s).

Arthralgia, Hypoaesthesia, Raynaud's Phenomenon
This Adderall Xr 20 report was submitted by a female consumer from UNITED STATES (weight: NA). The patient was diagnosed with: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and Adderall Xr 20 was administered (dosage: 20mg 2x/day Po) starting: Nov 01, 2008. The consumer developed a set of symptoms:
  • Arthralgia
  • Hypoaesthesia
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
Other drugs used simultaneously: NA.Those unexpected symptoms could be linked to a Adderall Xr 20 treatment, however establishing a potential drug-safety problem requires a more detailed clinical analysis.

Disturbance In Attention, Product Substitution Issue, Tension Headache
This is a report of a possible correlation between Adderall Xr 20 use and the following symptoms/side effect(s):
  • Disturbance In Attention
  • Product Substitution Issue
  • Tension Headache
which could contribute to an assessment of Adderall Xr 20 risk profile.A 24-year-old male consumer from UNITED STATES (weight: NA) was suffering from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and was treated with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 20 Mg 1 Per Day Po) starting May 05, 2010.Other concurrent medications: NA.

Economic Problem, Fatigue, Headache, Irritability, Mood Swings, Product Substitution Issue
A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight: NA) presented with the following symptoms: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and after a treatment with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: NA) experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Economic Problem
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Mood Swings
  • Product Substitution Issue
The treatment was started on NS. Adderall Xr 20 was used in combination with the following drugs: NA.This report could alert potential Adderall Xr 20 consumers.

Product Substitution Issue
In this report, a 35-year-old male patient from UNITED STATES (weight: NA) was affected by a possible Adderall Xr 20 side effect.The patient was diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. After a treatment with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 60mg Each Morning Po, start date: Dec 15, 2009), the patient experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Product Substitution Issue
The following simultaneously used drugs could have led to this reaction: NA.The findings here stress that side effects should be taken into consideration when evaluating a Adderall Xr 20 treatment.

Feeling Abnormal, Headache, Product Quality Issue, Product Substitution Issue, Somnolence
This is a report of a 37-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight: NA), who used Adderall Xr 20 Mg M Amphetamine Salts (dosage: 1 Tabelt Twice Daily) for a treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. After starting a treatment on Mar 10, 2010, the patient experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Headache
  • Product Quality Issue
  • Product Substitution Issue
  • Somnolence
The following drugs could possibly have interacted with the Adderall Xr 20 Mg M Amphetamine Salts treatment NA.Taken together, these observations suggest that a Adderall Xr 20 Mg M Amphetamine Salts treatment could be related to side effect(s), such as Feeling Abnormal, Headache, Product Quality Issue, Product Substitution Issue, Somnolence.

Anxiety, Heart Rate Abnormal, Irritability, Product Substitution Issue, Rash
This anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 42-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The patient was prescribed Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 80 Mg Once Per Day Po), which was started on Mar 10, 2010. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Adderall Xr 20 the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Heart Rate Abnormal
  • Irritability
  • Product Substitution Issue
  • Rash
These side effects may potentially be related to Adderall Xr 20.

Feeling Jittery, Flushing, Nausea, Product Commingling, Product Substitution Issue
This is a Adderall Xr 20 side effect report of a 30-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, who was treated with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage:20 Mg Bid Po, start time: Mar 13, 2010), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a feeling jittery side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Feeling Jittery
  • Flushing
  • Nausea
  • Product Commingling
  • Product Substitution Issue
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Adderall Xr 20 treatment in female patients suffering from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, resulting in feeling jittery.

Aggression, Agitation, Anxiety, Mood Altered, Product Substitution Issue
This report suggests a potential Adderall Xr 20 aggression side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and used Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 20mg Bid Po) starting Feb 09, 2010. Soon after starting Adderall Xr 20 the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Aggression
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Altered
  • Product Substitution Issue
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Adderall Xr 20 demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as aggression, may still occur.

Appetite Disorder, Disturbance In Attention, Emotional Disorder, Feeling Abnormal, Frustration, Headache, Product Substitution Issue
This appetite disorder problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 25-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.On Feb 20, 2010 a consumer started treatment with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 1 Capsule One Time A Day Po). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Adderall Xr 20, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Appetite Disorder
  • Disturbance In Attention
  • Emotional Disorder
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Frustration
  • Headache
  • Product Substitution Issue
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as appetite disorder, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Headache
This is a Adderall Xr 20 side effect report of a 19-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and was treated with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 20mg Twice Daily Po) starting Jan 28, 2010. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Headache
This opens a possibility that Adderall Xr 20 could cause headache and that some female patients may be more susceptible.

Depression, Disturbance In Attention, Dizziness, Headache, Irritability, Product Substitution Issue
A 34-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder started Adderall Xr 20 treatment (dosage: 20 Mg 1 Pe Day Po) on NS. Soon after starting Adderall Xr 20 treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Depression
  • Disturbance In Attention
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Product Substitution Issue
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Adderall Xr 20 side effects, such as depression.

Anger, Heart Rate Irregular, Insomnia, Mood Swings, Narcolepsy, Nervousness, Product Label Issue, Product Quality Issue, Product Substitution Issue
This anger side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 23-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.The patient was prescribed Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 20 Mg Once Daily Po), which was started on Feb 08, 2010. Concurrently used drugs: NA..When starting to take Adderall Xr 20 the consumer reported symptoms, such as:
  • Anger
  • Heart Rate Irregular
  • Insomnia
  • Mood Swings
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nervousness
  • Product Label Issue
  • Product Quality Issue
  • Product Substitution Issue
These side effects may potentially be related to Adderall Xr 20.

Abnormal Behaviour, Depression, Disorientation, Disturbance In Attention, Fall, Feeling Abnormal, Heart Rate Irregular, Irritability, Muscle Tightness
This is a report of a 14-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: distractibility,disturbance in attention, who was treated with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 1 X Per Day Po Years, start time: Jan 01, 2007), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Depression
  • Disorientation
  • Disturbance In Attention
  • Fall
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Heart Rate Irregular
  • Irritability
  • Muscle Tightness
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Adderall Xr 20 treatment in male patients, resulting in abnormal behaviour side effect. The patient was hospitalized.

Product Substitution Issue, Sleep Disorder
This report suggests a potential Adderall Xr 20 Product Substitution Issue, Sleep Disorder side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 10-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and used Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 20 Mg Q Am Po) starting Nov 01, 2009. Soon after starting Adderall Xr 20 the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Product Substitution Issue
  • Sleep Disorder
Drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Adderall Xr 20 demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as product substitution issue, may still occur.

Daydreaming, Hyperphagia, Hypersomnia, Malaise, Memory Impairment, Product Substitution Issue
This Daydreaming, Hyperphagia, Hypersomnia, Malaise, Memory Impairment, Product Substitution Issue problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 33-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. On Jan 01, 2006 this consumer started treatment with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 2 Capsules 3 Times Po). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Adderall Xr 20, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Daydreaming
  • Hyperphagia
  • Hypersomnia
  • Malaise
  • Memory Impairment
  • Product Substitution Issue
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as daydreaming, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Depression
This is a report of a female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: narcolepsy and was treated with Adderall Xr 20 (dosage: 20mg 2 @ Am Mouth) starting Jun 01, 2000. Concurrently used drugs: NA.Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Depression
This opens a possibility that Adderall Xr 20 treatment could cause the above reactions, including depression, and some female subjects may be more susceptible.

Product Substitution Issue
A male patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms/conditions: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder started Adderall Xr 20 treatment (dosage: 20 Mg 1 Q Am Po) on Jul 02, 2009. Soon after starting Adderall Xr 20 treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Product Substitution Issue
Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some male patients could be more vulnerable to Adderall Xr 20.

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Top 10 Adderall Xr 20 Side Effects for Women

Women Side EffectsReports
Product Substitution Issue 12
Headache 7
Anxiety 4
Depression 4
Dizziness 3
Nausea 3
Agitation 2
Alopecia 2
Disturbance In Attention 2
Fatigue 2

Top 10 Adderall Xr 20 Side Effects for Men

Men Side EffectsReports
Abnormal Behaviour 8
Product Substitution Issue 7
Agitation 4
Depression 4
Disturbance In Attention 4
Aggression 3
Anger 3
Headache 3
Insomnia 3
Irritability 3

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