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Re: Withdrawal from Adderall? Provigil Sulpicia

Posted by HEALTHWISER2001 on May 25, 2001, at 16:44:19

In reply to Re: Withdrawal from Adderall? Provigil HEALTHWISER2001, posted by Sulpicia on May 25, 2001, at 15:37:21

> > Adderall rxed for ADD?
> I've been on adderall for a while, been off for several wks
> too. No similar symptoms, rather just some sleepiness and
> appetite rebound. Provigil may be the cause tho:
> My teen did a trial of provigil for ADD and AD augmentation.
> results: no effect on ADD symptoms
> bad headaches
> nausea
> no impact on depression
> insomnia
> "feeling crappy"
> empty wallet -- very pricey
> The study on provigil and adults with ADD can be found
> under the medications link at the ADD site at
> it was not effective, and alas, the manufacturer's
> stock dropped sharply.
> The only other tidbit is gossip-science:
> pdoc at university hospital where there is an on-going trial
> as an AD augmentation told me that the results haven't
> been too promising so far [at least 8 mo]
> Another stimulant is out of the question? No other options
> given?
> Feel better.
> S.

Thank you for replying so promptly. My headache is getting worse, my doctor's gone for the holiday, and I'm not certain whether to go back on Adderall or just quit both....probably the latter. I don't think either medication requires a gradual reduction in dosage...I believe I have read that it is out of your system within 8 to 16 hours. The headache and the "feeling crappy" just has to go. Thanks again. Hope all is well in your home! Nan




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