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Yes, Adderall and other stimulants can increase anxiety for some people. Interestingly, that doesn’t mean that every ADHD stimulant medication will increase your anxiety, so talk to your doctor about trying a different ADHD medication. There are two types of stimulants: amphetamine (Adderall, Vyvanse, Evekeo…) and methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, Quillivant…). Almost everyone does well on one type or the other, but not both. So, maybe you’d do better on a methylphenidate?
Here’s more on ADHD medication:
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