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Lupus Fog And Aderall
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

Adarall for memory. I read an article that explains how it has helped lupus fog. Anyone using it and what are your results?

A MyLupusTeam Member

Adderal has changed my life. I’ve been able to go back to college and get a full time job after graduating. I was on disability since 2006. Oh and I’ve tried ginseng ginkgo,magnesium and many other… read more

Using Suppressants For Fatigue
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyLupusTeam Member

Does Ritalin help with the lupus brain fog and tiredness?

Has Anyone Found The Best Way To Get Rid Of "Brain Fog"
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyLupusTeam Member

We can’t get rid of it unfortunately
I have it really bad and couldn’t remember if I took my meds and always missing my afternoon pills
My Neurologist was buy a large pill box and make sure you have… read more

Mornings Are Tough For Me... How Are Yours ? What Helps You Get Up?
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

Mornings are very tough to get up. My work schedule is soon changing from having to be in at 10am to being in at 7am! Eeek! Big change. I've done it before it didn't work out... But now I have no choice but do it or loose my job. What helps you get going in the morning ? Does the gym really help or make you more fatigued ?

A MyLupusTeam Member

I don't exercise I'm tired without going to the gym

Has Anyone Use Adderall For Focusing And Concentrate
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A MyLupusTeam Member

Adderrall gave me my life back. I lost my job due to brain fog, fatigue, speech problems. I started seeing a Neurologist and researching Lupus brain fog, cognitive issues, balancing issues. WITH MY… read more

Has Anyone Used Vyvanse?
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

My insurance company balked all of the sudden at my years-long adderral rx, so my doc prescribed vyvanse. I'm curious to know if anyone has any experience with it, your dosage and any side effects?

Also, did it replace an adderral Rx? If so, what dosage?

My adderral dosage was 75mg over 3x a day and my vyvanse dosage is 70mg. The vyvanse seems to come on strong first thing, but fade pretty quickly in the afternoon.

A MyLupusTeam Member

No I never have.

Adderall For Fatigue??
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

Has anyone been prescribed adderall due to extreme fatigue from their lupus? My fatigue is seriously debilitating. My Rheumy has tried everything from supplements to narcolepsy meds, and the only thing that remotely helps is high doses of adderall.

A MyLupusTeam Member

I tried Adderal in the early 2000 & it did nothing for me...it made me manic

Vyvanse?
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

Ive started taking vyvanse to stay awake and focused in school. Ive noticed its help me synificantly but the crash that follows makes me feel absolutely repulsive. I get angry and frustrated, and i cant help but feel its negatively affecting my Lupus. Thoughts?

A MyLupusTeam Member

It is a delicate balance with all these meds, given that bipolar is in the equation, too. I believe strong communication with the doctor is the most important thing, no complaint should be downplayed… read more

Have You Been Prescribed A Stimulant? (Vyvanse, Adderall)
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

Has anyone been prescribed a stimulant such as Vyvanse or Adderall for concentration/fatigue issues while on a specific medication? If so, did you consult your rheumatologist or family doctor?

A MyLupusTeam Member

I have. Adderall. It helps a lot but it does make me dehydrated which causes me to hurt more sometimes and it gives me wicked mood swings.. I’ll be fine until someone annoys me and then I will lash… read more

Is Anybody Taking Adderall Or Other Stimulant For Fatigue?
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My psychiatrist prescribed me Wellbutrin and then Adderall for fatigue after Wellbutrin didn’t work. Is anyone taking a stimulant along with other lupus medications? Does this help with brain fog , fatigue etc?

A MyLupusTeam Member

Yes but Honestly find it to be useless. If I'm tired I will sleep no matter what I take or how much. It makes no difference..