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Is swelling of the feet a side effect of Adderall XR?

I have been on Adderall XR for 6 years, I am currently taking 20mg about 2-3 times a week as my classes are only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. I was put on 20mg about 7 months ago, I was on 15mg for 4 years before that. Within the past year my feet have started to occasionally become somewhat swollen during the Adderall crash and stay that way for a day or so. I am wondering if this is a normal side effect or something I should potentially be worried about and if there are any ways for me to stop it from happening. Or if there may potentially be some unknown variable causing it.
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189897 tn?1441126518
It would be unusual to have been on Adderall for 6 years and then to have it be the cause of your feet swelling.  Plus, that is not a side effect that I have ever seen.

I think it is much more likely that during class time you are sitting for long periods of time and that is what the contributing factor is.   There is a pretty simple way to tell.  Take Adderall on a Wednesday (when you are not in class) and see if you have the swelling.   or don't take the Adderall  one day when you go to class.  

I am not positive, but I think that if you find the Adderall is not the problem, then you should consult with a doctor.  Swelling usually indicates poor circulation and you need to find out why.

I think that trying to move more during the class time will help.  At break time, get out and walk.  Perhaps, pick a seat in the back of the room so you can get up and move around a bit half way through (I would probably let your instructor know why you are moving).  And, I think, that things like compression socks or leggings can help....but check that out with your doctor.

But, do make an appointment.  Something has changed and you need to find out what.   I hope this helps.  Best wishes.   Oh, and I would really like to know what you find out.
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