Last month I was diagnosed with adhd/add I had signs of it all my life but with my new job I decided to get treaded finally last month and was prescribed adderall Xr 20 for my first script it works great but doesn't last all day like I need it to I work about 15 hrs a day and the adderall only last around 8hrs I read about some people taking a xr dose in the morning then a Ir later in the day when they start to feel the crash would this be the best option? Or will a higher does of Xr like xr 30 do the trick ??? And how do I go about telling the dr this ???
Adderall Xr 20mg doesn't last as long as I need it to what should I do??
- 13 Aug 2014 by Jackson03
- 30 Jan 2017
- adderall, adderall xr, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd), prescription, diagnosis
Added 13 Aug 2014:
How do I go about telling the dr I think I need my dosage upped or to ask him for a Ir script to? ?
I take 1 in the morning and 1 again at lunch, it seems to do the trick. JusT explain to doc what you feel, & ask if you can split your dose. I personally do not feel that the extended release is as strong as the regular Adderall, but my Dr. seems to think they are the best, & they do kind of last longer. I'm sure the generic factor plays in there as well. Some generics just don't compare to name brand, that is my opinion.
Just ask him. What your talking about is EXTREMELY common for Add'ers with their adderall..its a blend, its about finding the right amount-if thats a combo of XR and IR, so be it. Hopefully he's experienced with ADD to know that you might have to play around to find the sweet spot.
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