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Adderall Episodes

Topiramate and Adderall Reduce Cocaine Use [60 Sec Psych]

August 8, 2020 | Podcasts

We always say that single positive studies need replication, and here comes one. In 2012 a randomized trial found that the combination of topiramate and adderall xr worked better than placebo at helping people with frequent cocaine use stay sober. This new study [Link] sought to replicate that, although it was by the same research group as the origi


Here’s What Happens When You Treat ADHD in the Elderly [60 Sec Psych]

July 15, 2020 | Podcasts

In 2004 the FDA approved the first stimulant for adult ADHD: Adderall XR. Now it’s nearly 20 years later, and some of those patients are elderly. Yet there are only a few studies of stimulants in people over age 50 ─ yes that’s the medical definition of elderly these days ─ and they are limited to case reports and patient surveys. [Link] Publ