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Using Suppressants For Fatigue

Using Suppressants For Fatigue

posted over 6 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I'm taking methylphenidate (Ritalin) for fatigue and A DD. It helps. I wouldn't be able to function without it

posted about 1 year ago

Lupus Fog And Aderall

Lupus Fog And Aderall

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

posted over 6 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

rest is the only thing that helps my fog. If I over due it that is when I get foggy so I just back off and rest. I take enough meds and I don't want to add anymore.

posted over 6 years ago

Mornings Are Tough For Me... How Are Yours ? What Helps You Get Up?

Mornings Are Tough For Me... How Are Yours ? What Helps You Get Up?

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 ?

posted over 6 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

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

posted over 6 years ago

Has Anyone Use Adderall For Focusing And Concentrate

Has Anyone Use Adderall For Focusing And Concentrate

posted over 7 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

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

posted almost 4 years ago

Has Anyone Found The Best Way To Get Rid Of "Brain Fog"

Has Anyone Found The Best Way To Get Rid Of "Brain Fog"

posted over 7 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Great to hear it helps. Anything to give us a leg up is a plus.

posted over 7 years ago

Is Anybody Taking Adderall Or Other Stimulant For Fatigue?

Is Anybody Taking Adderall Or Other Stimulant For Fatigue?

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?

edited, originally posted 4 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

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..

posted 4 months ago

Has Anyone Used Vyvanse?

Has Anyone Used Vyvanse?

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.

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

No I never have.

posted almost 5 years ago

Adderall For Fatigue??

Adderall For Fatigue??

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.

edited, originally posted almost 7 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

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

posted about 5 years ago

Vyvanse?

Vyvanse?

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?

posted about 4 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

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

posted about 4 years ago

Have You Been Prescribed A Stimulant? (Vyvanse, Adderall)

Have You Been Prescribed A Stimulant? (Vyvanse, Adderall)

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?

posted about 6 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

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

posted over 3 years ago