Conversely, Adderall has been found in some small studies to be an effective treatment for negative symptoms associated with menopause . While most women are prescribed hormone replacements during this time, some women do not receive benefits from these, and other women cannot take these supplements because of other health conditions. Adderall has, in a small study, been shown to be effective in treating memory, attention problems, and concentration issues associated with hormonal changes. Since estrogen and dopamine are tied together, an improved sense of self-esteem could also alleviate some of the physical complaints. Adderall has not received approval for this off-label use, however. Recovery from Side Effects of Use Many of the possible medical and mental health issues associated with Adderall use or abuse may be the result of an underlying or preexisting condition. Legitimate Adderall use should be monitored by a medical professional, and recreational use can have serious and potentially dangerous consequences.
Rapper Eminem, whose albums have titles like “Relapse” and “Recovery,” has been open about his battles with prescription drug addiction, including his near overdose on methadone, his relapse, and his eventual detox. He blames Ambien, however, for huge lapses in his memory over five years and an extended period of writer's block. “…a lot of my memory is gone. I don't know if you've ever taken Ambien, but it's kind of a memory-eraser. That shit wiped out five years of my life. People will tell me stories, and it's like, "I did that?" I saw myself doing this thing on [television network] BET recently, and I was like, "When was that?"” Eminem has kept some of his writing from that period, admitting to Rolling Stone that “It fucking creeps me out…Letters all down the page – it was like my hand weighed 400 pounds. I have all that shit in a box in my closet. As a reminder that I don’t ever want to go back.”
Dermatologic: alopecia, urticaria, skin rashes, toxic epidermal necrolysis, erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, fixed drug eruption, lichen planus, pustular reaction, systemic lupus erythematoses, bullous reactions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome, photosensitive dermatitis, photosensitivity reactions, including rare cases resembling porphyria cutanea tarda (pseudoporphyria) or epidermolysis bullosa. If skin fragility, blistering or other symptoms suggestive of pseudoporphyria occur, treatment should be discontinued and the patient monitored.