Classes: Amphetamines, Methylphenidate
Examples: Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta, Focalin, Dexedrine, etc.
Short-term Symptoms: hyper-alertness and focus, high energy, increased heart rate and blood pressure, sleep;essness, decreased appetite.
Long-term Symptoms: sleep deprivation, insomnia, digestive problems, erratic weight change, psychotic episodes, paranoia.
Use Caution with: alcohol, OTC medications-especially cold medicines with decongestants, anti-depressants (unless supervised by a physician), some asthma medications.
Please note: this information is not intended to provide medical advice or take the place of speaking with a health professional. Always speak with your doctor about any questions regarding any prescription or over-the-counter medications.