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    Adderall prescription/muscle building concern

    I take 15mg of adderall extended release, which means as soon as I take it 7.5 mg is realeased immediately and then the last 7.5 mg are released during the day. Most people on adderall xr what I have read take well over 80mg on average. My question is 15mg will it have negative effects to my testosterone production and overall building muscle? I eat anywhere from 2800-3300 calories everyday. I do not do cardio, i lift weights. I work each muscle twice a week. I sleep on average 7-8hrs every night. I eat very clean, I do not consume alcohol at all. Please I would love some answers. Or even better some suggestions while using adderall. I have ADD by the way haha

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    Amphetamine usage to my knowledge will not hamper test

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    It's suppresses your appetite and the dry mouth from lack of saliva on Adderall is really bad for your teeth

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    Amphetamines in generally are not good. They serve a purpose

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whopperjames95 View Post
    I take 15mg of adderall extended release, which means as soon as I take it 7.5 mg is realeased immediately and then the last 7.5 mg are released during the day. Most people on adderall xr what I have read take well over 80mg on average. My question is 15mg will it have negative effects to my testosterone production and overall building muscle? I eat anywhere from 2800-3300 calories everyday. I do not do cardio, i lift weights. I work each muscle twice a week. I sleep on average 7-8hrs every night. I eat very clean, I do not consume alcohol at all. Please I would love some answers. Or even better some suggestions while using adderall. I have ADD by the way haha
    So your question is will Adderall have an effect on testosterone production and overall muscle building..? Answer is absolutely. To what extent will depend on your genetics and baseline test levels and natural ability to build muscle. What are your stats? - age, weight, how long have been lifting, are you running or plan on running any gear? All these will help us give you a clearer answer, but in short, yes, it will have a negative affect on test/muscle building process IMO (based on anecdotal evidence I've seen over the years)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whopperjames95 View Post
    I take 15mg of adderall extended release, which means as soon as I take it 7.5 mg is realeased immediately and then the last 7.5 mg are released during the day. Most people on adderall xr what I have read take well over 80mg on average. My question is 15mg will it have negative effects to my testosterone production and overall building muscle? I eat anywhere from 2800-3300 calories everyday. I do not do cardio, i lift weights. I work each muscle twice a week. I sleep on average 7-8hrs every night. I eat very clean, I do not consume alcohol at all. Please I would love some answers. Or even better some suggestions while using adderall. I have ADD by the way haha
    Your dose isn't a high one so I doubt it will effect your gains much. You may have to remind yourself to eat and be sure your taking in enough meals.
    Adderall will suppress the appetite in some.

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    22 years old, I am 510 weigh 185lbs. I would love to run on gear but I am too young in my opinion. I have been seriously lifting, like not missing a day for about 2 years. But lifting in the gym for 8 years. I dont lose my appetite, I eat quite a bit still, and I get anywhere from 7-8 hrs of sleep every night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaMindz View Post
    So your question is will Adderall have an effect on testosterone production and overall muscle building..? Answer is absolutely. To what extent will depend on your genetics and baseline test levels and natural ability to build muscle. What are your stats? - age, weight, how long have been lifting, are you running or plan on running any gear? All these will help us give you a clearer answer, but in short, yes, it will have a negative affect on test/muscle building process IMO (based on anecdotal evidence I've seen over the years)
    22 years old, I am 510 weigh 185lbs. I would love to run on gear but I am too young in my opinion. I have been seriously lifting, like not missing a day for about 2 years. But lifting in the gym for 8 years. I dont lose my appetite, I eat quite a bit still, and I get anywhere from 7-8 hrs of sleep every night

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    Everyone on here will tell you that you are too young, i think that as well. Use your natural test for a few more years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clove1234 View Post
    Everyone on here will tell you that you are too young, i think that as well. Use your natural test for a few more years.
    I agree, all I am trying to figure out is if adderall has negative effects on testosterone production and prohibits muscle growth.

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    I do not recall any scientific based evidence that it does. Do a little research on google. Only thing i know of immediately is lack of appetite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whopperjames95 View Post
    I agree, all I am trying to figure out is if adderall has negative effects on testosterone production and prohibits muscle growth.
    I suppose my answer didn't suffice lol. Do some research on google I imagine you can find data answering your question. I'm telling you from experience that, yes, to some degree it will inhibit test production and anabolism (to what degree depends on a variety of factors but mainly genetics)

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaMindz View Post
    I suppose my answer didn't suffice lol. Do some research on google I imagine you can find data answering your question. I'm telling you from experience that, yes, to some degree it will inhibit test production and anabolism (to what degree depends on a variety of factors but mainly genetics)
    Haha thanks man. A while back i was looking it up and the only information i was able to find was that amphetamines do and dont inhibit testosterone production. Adderall increases alertness and as well as blood pressure, and if not careful can increase cortisol levels. Most of the time cortisol levels go up because people on it dont sleep and they hardly eat and do not drink any water. Which of course stresses the body, and high stress/high cortisol levels is muscles kryptonite. As I know and everybody else knows sleep, eating/good foods, and staying hydrated help testosterone production. My question is if I am taking it but getting 7-8 of sleep, And I am eating 2500-3000 calories a day and eating healthy, do you think the adderall would effect my testosterone production overall. I have been making gains still.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whopperjames95 View Post
    Haha thanks man. A while back i was looking it up and the only information i was able to find was that amphetamines do and dont inhibit testosterone production. Adderall increases alertness and as well as blood pressure, and if not careful can increase cortisol levels. Most of the time cortisol levels go up because people on it dont sleep and they hardly eat and do not drink any water. Which of course stresses the body, and high stress/high cortisol levels is muscles kryptonite. As I know and everybody else knows sleep, eating/good foods, and staying hydrated help testosterone production. My question is if I am taking it but getting 7-8 of sleep, And I am eating 2500-3000 calories a day and eating healthy, do you think the adderall would effect my testosterone production overall. I have been making gains still.
    Yes but to a much smaller degree than someone who doesn't have those things in place. Best thing to do is get blood work done so you know exactly where you're at. If you're low then try stopping the adderall for a few weeks and see for yourself to what extent it's affecting your levels. If you're still low then look in to trt therapy (although at 22 it's unlikely that you're low but I've seen crazier things).

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