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Can Adderall cause constipation?

I have been taking it for couple years and recently something changed. I happened to look at side effects and that was one of them. I am also aware of all the reasons for constipation, and my diet is good, moderate exercise, more strength training then cardio usually.

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on April 16, 2019.

Official Answer

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Yes, constipation is a very common side effect of adderall.
If you need to continue taking adderall you may need to take a natural laxative on a regular basis to counteract this side effect. eg. Metamucil (psyllium)

Talk with your pharmacist or doctor for more advice.

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