In this episode we discuss starting on ADHD medication Dexamfetamine.
If you are a regular listener, you’ll probably familiar with Shell’s ADHD medication journey so far, and although she has not had much success on the previous medications that she’s tried Shell is hoping dexamfetamine is the one that makes a difference.
It’s Shell’s second week on dexamfetamine, so we explore how she’s been feeling, all positives, the negatives and what the overall experience on Dex has been like so far
We’ll update you on Shell's journey in future episodes as time goes on .
See you next week for another episode of shenanigan and ramblings!
* If your wanting to know what it feels like on other ADHD medications, please check out our other episodes on Vyvanse and Concerta.
This is a personal medication review, not everyone will react to medication the same, so if you have any concerns about the current medication you are taking please talk to you prescriber.
Dexamfetamine is a medication that belongs to the class of central nervous system stimulants. It is similar in structure and effects to dextroamphetamine, and is also used primarily to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Dexamfetamine works by increasing the levels of certain neurotransmitters in the brain, such as dopamine and norepinephrine, which help to regulate attention and other ADHD symptoms.
This website has loads of information on what to take to your GP should you be in the process of needing to see someone about ADHD
List of symptoms, diagnostic criteria for ADHD and further information:
If you identify with 5 symptoms on each list often, it may be something you want to speak to your doctor about.
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