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Active Ingredient(s): Amphetamine + Dextroamphetamine
Category: ADD / ADHD

Adderall Overview

Adderall[note 1] is a psychostimulant drug of the phenethylamine class used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Adderall is also used as a performance and cognitive enhancer, and recreationally as an aphrodisiac and euphoriant. The medication is a mixture of various salts of the two amphetamine stereoisomers and inactive ingredients; by salt content, the active ingredients are 75%dextroamphetamine salts (the dextrorotary or "right-handed" enanti...

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Adderall and Amphetamine Salt
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I was recently prescribed Adderall by my doctor for Adult ADD. My pharmacy gave me Amphetamine Salt. Is there anything different at all in this and does it cause a different effect on you. I am 49 years old and want to get what I am to be taking, not something that has other medications add to it other than what Adderall has in it. I am a little concerned about it. I only want what I am prescribed and haven't had a chance to talk to my doctor about it yet. ## They are the same thing. They only difference is one is the generic and one is the name brand. Does exactly the same thing so you should be fine. ## @Cindy, Dave (post #1) is right about them being the same drug. But if you're used to taking brand name Adderall and are switching to another tablet/capsule, there may be discr...
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Adderall or add medication
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that's what Adderall or add medication supposed to do: keep u awake, so u can read. ## I was just prescribed adderall for the first time and told to stop taking my Ritalin. Can anyone tell me the difference in them.. ## It isn't just so you can read, it helps people focus. Though it may seem odd, such stimulants have the opposite of their usual effect in such people and help them calm down and concentrate. However, if someone has narcolepsy or shift work sleep disorder, it can help them stay awake. The FDA warns that such medications carry the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia and anorexia. Crystal, the active ingredient is different. Ritalin contains Methylphenidate, so it's very similar and used to treat t...
Updated 39 minutes ago.
Adderall Xr 20mg. blue capsule
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Pharmacy recently switched me to new generic brand (blue capsule) of adderall XR. I have never seen this brand and I don't feel like it is effective. I lack concentration and focus, recurring symptoms of ADHD. Anyone else experience this? ## There can be some slight fluctuations in the amount of active ingredient in generic medications. The FDA considers these fluctuations to be acceptable therapeutic windows, but some people are more sensitive than others and experience problems with any slight change in their medication. Learn more Adderall details here. If you have insurance, you could try asking your doctor to prescribe it as 'brand medically necessary' so your insurance will cover it and you won't experience such fluctuations in the future, or your can try asking yo...
Updated 3 hours ago.
Adderall cor 135 20 mg
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I'm a 21 year old female adult who has recently been diagnosed with ADHD. My brother, father, and boyfriend have it so I'm pretty familiar with the topic by now, though I am definitely still learning. My boyfriend and brother both take Adderall XR, which I have tried a couple times. I have found the drug to be very beneficial for me and am more informed on how that works. I would also just like to say, that no, I'm not an addict or just trying to abuse the drug. I do have an actual, verified issue that requires medication. The first prescription I received was Straterra, which really just made me exhausted, really dizzy, and depressed. It also did nothing for my poor attention. So needless to say, I asked for something else. I was recently just switched to Cor 135 20 mg (Tha...
Updated 1 day ago.
green triangle pill GP on one side | on the other
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Found some and were told they were 50mg adderall. I can't find anywhere if it truly is or not? Anyone know what it is? ## Hello, Dawn! How are you? No, I can assure that they are not. This is actually an anabolic steroid. I am not sure which one, since they company uses the same GP logo on all their products, but it is definitely not Adderall, or any other legal U.S. prescription medication. Anabolic steroids were banned in the U.S. by the FDA, due to the severe medical risks associated with them, they can only be prescribed in certain very specific medical situations. These ones are available for order online, though. Is there anything else I can help with?
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m amphet salts 20 mg vs adderall xr 20 mg
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Adderall xr 20 mg and M. Amphet Salts 20 mg. Are these the exact same medications? Are they both manufactured my Shire? Does Shire provide Teva/Barr with the generic version of Adderall xr under the name M. Amphet Salts 20mg? Thank you.... ## In order to tell you the manufacturer, you need to provide the markings or imprints on the capsules in question. I do, however, doubt this is the case, because TEVA manufacturer's their own generic medications. Both items that you described are the same medication, the only different you listed was one being controlled release, I do not know if the other one is controlled release or not, from what you provided. There are many companies that make generic medications. Can you please post back with the imprint? I will gladly check to see who makes...
Updated 1 day ago.
New Generic 30 Mg Adderall Xr (all orange w/ R 3061 on them ) Not As Effective
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please share your experience with this never seen before, less effective drug that two different pharmacy's have given to me in last two months. they make me fall asleep! ## Hi shaun, When you switch brand names or manufacturers, the drug itself doesn't change, but rather the binders or fillers that they put with it. Certain "inactive" ingredients that may or may not be present in each brand, are actually detrimental to how the drug is metabolized and used by your body. Because everyone is different, your body may respond favorably with one medication and not the other (even if they're both Adderall Xr), due to how you feel or based on whatever side effects present themselves. Although I haven't taken this medication, I can say that they probably have an array of...
Updated 1 day ago.
Difference Between Adderall And Amphetamine Salts
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I was recently diagnosed with Adult ADD and have been prescribed Amphetamine Salts (Generic for Adderall) for a few months now. The initial dosage was one 10mg tablet/ three times a day and recently my Doctor upped the dosage to one 30mg tablet/ twice a day. I know that overall this has been very beneficial for me but I cant help but wonder if the generic brand (IR Amphetamine Salts) has less of the active ingredient, and more unnecessary side effects(irritability, fatigue). I know that while the active ingredients are likely to be the same, the "fillers" usually are not and even the active ingredients can vary up to 10%. I also know that everybody reacts differently depending on their bodies' make-up as well as the drugs and I have always reacted sensitively to any kind of ...
Updated 2 days ago.
global generic adderall
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I have been on generic IR adderall with my first being Teva. I could not take that at all! I tried the 10 mg and 20 mg's and it made me so nervous and jittery that I had to take a nerve pill and go to sleep. Then CVS gave me another generic version but I can't remember the name. It didn't make me nervous but it also didn't really give me any effects at all. So I just happened to find 20 mg Sandoz generic. Those were the best generic for me by far! But then the town I live in now only prescribe Teva. My husband had to go out of town to find the Sandoz and it's a pain to have to go to the pharmacies to see what brands they have because they can't/won't even tell you over the phone what manufacture brand they have. For the last month I have been going through a ...
Updated 4 days ago.
generic blue adderall cor 132
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whats the real deal not add or any of the other what should I except ## Hello, Lou! How are you? I'm sorry, but I'm not clear on what you're asking. Could you please post back and clarify? This tablet is manufactured by Core Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 20mgs of Mixed Amphetamine salts. It is most commonly used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy. The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia, irritability, nervousness, weight loss and anorexia. ## No sir Iam not a Doctor but I have taken Adderall for 8 years ,and the only thing you might have a problem with until you get use to this med is Insomnia,and Nervousness,,and make sure you eat on a regular Basis like always,and dri...
Updated 4 days ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Amphetamine + Dextroamphetamine
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 25mg, 30mg, 5mg
  • Tablet: 10mg, 12.5mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 5mg, 7.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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