Posted by Whit on October 12, 2004, at 11:01:04
In reply to Adderall tolerance , dosing, etc., posted by JohnX on February 11, 2001, at 7:01:29
> I'm curious what sort of sensitization (poop-out)
> issues other people on this group have had
> with Adderall.
> I've taken it twice as a last ditch effort to
> treat depression.
> The 1st time I took it standalone and it it would
> poop out after about every 3 days.
> I took it once a day in the morning with a
> mean dose of ~20 mg. I would always seem to get
> erratic responses. One day 10mg drove me frantic.
> Another day 30 mg did nothing.
> Curiously, I tried Adderall again with Klonopin
> to reduce fatigue. This time I always got the
> same Adderall response at 20mg. I found this strange
> and actually found an abstract describing how
> clonazepam (Klonopin) could prevent amphetamine
> sensitization. Unfortunately I got poop-out on Klonopin,
> another addictive med, and everything went to *ell.
> I have looked at the addiction pathway of amphetamine,
> and their is a simple and interesting medication in
> the pipeline which may prevent tolerance issues,
> without addiction to the additive medication.
> (Another guru in this NG is studying it).
> Anyones comments on Adderall dosing issues welcomed.
> I'm very curious if my sensitization is much
> greater than the average joe's.
How much Klonopin did you need to get this effect on adderall tolerance? I have the same problem and I have Klonopin but don't know how much to take.