There are many different Adderall side effects in adults. Adderall the brand name of the combination of dextroamphetamine and amphetamine. It is used to treat symptoms of ADHD in adults. Adderall side effects in adults can range from the uncomfortable to the severe and life threatening. You should never take this medication without a doctor's consent.
- Gastrointestinal side effects. Gastrointestinal, or stomach problems are one of the Adderall side effects in adults. These side effects are stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, loss of appetite, and weight loss. You may experience some of these symptoms if you take Adderall.
- Neurological side effects. Adderall side effects in adults also consist of neurological symptoms, or problems dealing with the brain and nervous system. You may experience uncontrollable shaking, headaches, dry mouth, difficult speech, dizziness, weakness or numbness, seizures, motor or verbal tics, and changes in vision. These types of side effects can range from very minor to severe and may require treatment from a doctor.
- Psychological side effects. Psychological issues can arise from Adderall side effects in adults. You may experience nervousness, restlessness, difficulty sleeping, issues with sex drive, feelings of suspicion and false belief, hallucinations or seeing things that are not there, mania, and aggressive behavior. These side effects are progressively worse than the previous examples. There is a small possibility of you experiencing side effects of this magnitude.
- Possible allergic reaction side effects. An allergic reaction is the worst set of side effects you may experience. These Adderall side effects in adults require immediate treatment from a doctor. Side effects of a possible allergic reaction are fever, blistering or peeling skin, rash, hives, itching, swelling, difficulty breathing or swallowing, hoarseness, fast heartbeat, shortness of breath, and chest pain.