Top 5 over the counter options for Adderall

February 17, 2017

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As a natural supplement that boosts mental acuity and increases energy, Xtra-surge does not treat ADHD or ADD but it is a powerful energy booster and a stimulant that increases physical and mental stamina. Xtra-surge enhances your ability to focus and concentrate while improving your memory.

These nootropic effects are similar to those found in other supplements like Vinpocetine, Huperzine, and Choline. The energy pills contain three herbal extracts from Bitter Orange, a Guarana, and Yohimbine. An additional advantage of these pills is that they have a thermogenic effect and help reduce hunger, resulting in loss of body fat.

Geranamine (1,3 Dimethylamylamine)

This drug has stimulant effects that are similar to those of decongestants like pseudoephedrine and ephedrine, although they are believed to be safer alternatives. This drug is an OTC alternative to Adderall for the relief of symptoms of ADHD, and for boosting athletic performance, muscle building, and weight loss

Side effects:

The stimulant effects of geranamine may result in increased blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, and increased risk of stroke or heart attack. Pregnant and lactating women, people with high blood pressure, glaucoma, and irregular heartbeats should avoid taking geranamine. It should not be taken at least two weeks before having surgery.

How to use:

Appropriate doses of dimethylamylamine have not been established and its use may be affected by several factors like age, general health, and other conditions. Consult your physician before using and follow manufacturer’s directions on the product labels.

Phenylethylamine (PEA)

Phenylethylamine has stimulant effects similar to amphetamine and has the ability to release noradrenalin and dopamine. These hormones improve mood and exercise performance. Phenylethylamine is usually found in supplements used for pre- workouts to enhance exercise performance and improve mood while training and trying to lose weight. This substance is rapidly metabolized and very little concentrations reach the brain. When used with drugs that prevent its destruction, phenylethylamine is effective in elevating mood.

Side effects:

Side effects include dizziness and headache. People suffering from a condition called phenylketonuria should limit intake of this drug.The recommended dosage has not been established but at least 10 mg/day has been found effective. To avoid overdose, consult your healthcare provider. Use phenylethylamine immediately before workouts or during the day to improve mood.


Addrena or Adderllin is an over-the-counter alternative to Adderall for that improves mental focus, energy, and weight loss. The supplement combines vitamins, herbs, and nootropic drugs. These are known as smart drugs that promote increased brain function (cognition, memory, motivation, concentration, and attention.

Side effects:

Side effects include stomach pains and nausea. Addrena must not be taken with other stimulants like coffee or tea

How to use:

It is best to avoid caffeinated drinks when taking Addrena.  It should not be used to replace prescription drugs. Take only with proper consultation with a healthcare provider. You can take two Addrena pills per day, unless you are sensitive to stimulants.




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