Will the nausea go away?
September 18, 2012 8:28 AM Subscribe
I was prescribed 5mg Adderall twice daily, and the nausea is killing me. Will this go away?
posted by hotelechozulu to Health & Fitness (8 answers total)
I was prescribed Adderall off label for interstitial cystitis pain/frequency and fibromyalgia fatigue. So far it's been a wonder drug for those two issues, but I am so nauseated. The first couple of days I felt amazing, other than a slight headache; I haven't had any headaches since. The nausea started on day 3 and hasn't really let up--it'll be a week tomorrow. Eating before I take the pill helps (keeps me at Vaguely Queasy instead of Almost Barfing), and carbonated beverages and ice cream also help. And Tramadol helps too (so weird).
I'm also withdrawing from Savella and I stepped down on my Seroquel* dose, so I thought it might be withdrawal or serotonin syndrome, but the nausea stops once my afternoon Adderall dose wears off.
Please tell me the nausea goes away once my body gets used to it...I'm running out of treatment options, and the first two days of treatment were the first Almost Normal days I've had in years. I have a call out to my psychiatrist, but I thought I would poll metafilter.
*I'm aware that I have a lot of medications in my system; my psychiatrist and pain doctor are aware of what I am taking and work with each other--I have multiple health conditions that are hard to treat.