Adderall Warnings and Precautions
Who Should Not Take Adderall?You should not take Adderall if you:
- Are allergic to Adderall, amphetamine-dextroamphetamine, or any inactive component used to make Adderall. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Have a heart condition, including heart disease or atherosclerosis (also known as hardening of the arteries)
- Have moderate to severe high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Have an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
- Have glaucoma (a condition of the eye)
- Have a history of drug abuse
- Have used phenelzine (Nardil®), tranylcypromine (Parnate®), or isocarboxazid (Marplan®) within the last 14 days.
A Summary of Adderall Precautions and WarningsThere are a number of situations where Adderall should not be taken, along with a number of warnings and precautions to be aware of with this drug. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions for Adderall were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk to your healthcare provider about the precautions and warnings that may apply to you.