Has anybody had much luck with straterra after taking adderall for years? The comedowns on adderall/anxiety/moodiness too much for me.

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I only had bad experiences with Straterra, but everyone's brain is different

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You have about a 60% chance that straterra will work for you.

It didn’t work for me, but no negative side effects either. It was appealing for me to at least try something that’s not a stimulant and is also constantly working in your system.

I’d been taking adderall for 6 years and tried switching to strattera for a few months at increasing doses. It didn’t work for me adhd-wise, but I did notice an improvement in my anxiety. Didn’t really have any side effects.

Remember that strattera doesn’t take effect immediately (it builds in the system), so if you try it you’ll need to take it for at least a couple weeks at one dose before determining whether it works.

I take strattera now with a low dose of Focalin. Strattera helps my anxiety and impulsivity, Focalin helps me get shit done and because it’s a low dose, I don’t really notice when it kicks in and wears off.

When I started college I switched to straterra (from adderall). I don’t remember it not working, but I do remember it gave me insomnia. I had to take it before bed to stop that from happening.

Have you tried XR? The extended release tends to mitigate those crash symptoms.

No I haven’t tried XR yet but I’ve read about many people on XR still crashing. The crashing I’m not too worried about it’s just the moodiness and impulsivity that comes at night or on days I don’t take it

I’m curious about straterra / focalin. Would straterra and adderall be the same? Doc recommended lexapro/adderall but read too many bad things about lexapro

I’ve been on Strattera for a few months. It’s not the same impact as adderall, but does provide a somewhat euphoric feeling. For me it’s the same feeling as when you wake up from a good nap. In some ways it makes me tired, but in other ways it makes it hard to sleep. Very interesting feeling.

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