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Old 07-21-20, 12:56 PM
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Arrow Why do I get tired after taking it?

I get a good boost and then I feel tired. This is after at least 1 or 2 hours taking my medication. Nowadays, I take it the minute I wake up and eat breakfast or belay to brunch.

I tried eating breakfast an hour after, I get tired more. I did try eating breakfast first and then the medication, but I believe the effects are not as strong or my body doesn't register it.

I may need a higher dose but I've gone as much as I can (on 15) and I take in halves, one in the morning and one in the late noon. I don't plan on taking it higher.

It's probably the combination of sleep and diet of choice. I think a high protein meat diet could serve me well but I don't know if I'm just talking to a wall. Has anyone else experienced this, if so, what can I do?

I already spoke to my doc and psych btw
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Re: Why do I get tired after taking it?

Adderall wears you out. that's just how it is.

It's like drinking coffee. It wakes you up, but I always notice that by the end of the day I'm always more tired if I drank coffee that day.
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Re: Why do I get tired after taking it?

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Adderall wears you out. that's just how it is.

It's like drinking coffee. It wakes you up, but I always notice that by the end of the day I'm always more tired if I drank coffee that day.
Yes, I noticed when I am consistently worn out I started taking supplements such as a protein shake, fish oil, and even magnesium. In addition, Adderall dries the system so much that I've started having dry skin. So I included husk and fiber heavy diet.

I'm not as much tired as I use to when taking Adderall and ignoring the signs will (I believe) just wear out the body in the long term.

If anyone has implemented a similar routine or additional healthy supplements, please feel free to share.
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