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#1 NEWcastle212

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:52 AM

I've been taking it for 5 days now and it's had no effects. Does it take awhile to work for some people? I'm taking adderall xr 30mg twice a day


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#2 sonicwhite

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 12:03 PM

No, you should atleast feel something. Ummm how much do you take?


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#3 mambo_kT

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:06 PM

It should work within an hour. You should talk to your pdoc.


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#4 Mirazh

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:46 AM

Moved thread to the stimulants forum.

By 'no effect,' what do you mean? What sort of effect are you looking for?

I get the brain-quieting when my stim kicks in, but I don't always *notice* that, because my brain is quieter and I am more able to focus.

Otherwise I notice very little, if anything. When I was on generic Concerta instead of brand name, I noticed a few physical effects when it first kicked in. But not on brand name.

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#5 owly

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:15 AM

Have you noticed any other side effects like a decreased appetite?


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#6 koali777

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:23 PM

Are you taking it with anything acidic like juice, certain fruits, or other highly acidic foods? Acidic things always make it not work as well for me...usually I take it and don't eat for 2 hours.


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#7 Mirazh

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:48 PM

Acidic in general is good to avoid for about an hour before and after taking a stimulant. Citric acid, especially.

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