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2019 "national wide shortage adderall 20mg"

I'm going to my doctor Tomorrow to tell him I can't get my adderall 20mg filled anywhere in our are. I have called every day pharmacy within 20 miles, I'm told goodluck. I don't know what he will give me and I don't really know what to except.. any FEEDBACK would have great. I have taken vyvanse for a short time a while back the only reason I stopped is my co-pay on insurance was high..oh I'm not sure but I'm calling Walgreens Tomorrow to see if they have 10mg or 30mg..a week ago I was told only one pharmacy did have the 10s they said it was basically all the adderall ir.. thanks for you time.. I just don't know much about the ADHD medications ## Do you take the extended release or IR? I’ve been taking the 20mg IR for several years and found Walgree...

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New Generic 30 Mg Adderall Xr (all orange w/ R 3061 on them) Not As Effective

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...

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Methylphenidate questions / generic recommendations

Can I have some information on this drug? ## I am prescribed methylphenidate/10mg, Carisoprodol/350mg and Diazepma/10 mg. Will this keep me from getting a job since they are legitimate prescriptions? ## Methylphenidate is most commonly used to treat ADHD, shift work sleep disorder, narcolepsy. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, insomnia, and anorexia. Not, they should not interfere with you getting a job, Avita, but if they test, you should make sure they are aware of what you are taking, to avoid any problems. They may also require proof that they have been prescribed for you. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was taking 20mg actavis mfg and now the pharmacy has switched to KVK mfg 20mg and I couldn’t...

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Adderall on backorder

I take generic Adderall 20 mg for narcolepsy and there is not one local pharmacy that has it in stock. I have never had this problem before. The pharmacies are saying that it's on backorder from the manufacturer. Is anyone else having problems getting their scripts filled? ## I live in Southern NH. I can't find a pharmacy anywhere around here that can get Adderall in any dose from Teva and Barr Pharmaceuticals. My psychiatrist was apparently completely unaware of this situation when he wrote the prescription earlier today, 10/18/2011. I run out in 4 days but am on a very low dose (5mg twice a day) so I may be able to wean off of it safely by cutting back to 5mg once a day, then nothing. I wonder how many people taking higher doses are goint to have major problems with withdrawal...

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Difference Between Adderall ER & Adderall XR

Hi, Can someone please educate me on the differences between Adderall ER as opposed to Adderall XR? I had no idea there was an ER as well as an XR until yesterday. ## There is no difference. XR stands for extended release, and so does ER. The terms are used interchangeably. ## Ok, but they are in fact two separate medications. I did not know this until yesterday.

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Sandoz Adderall

Sandoz is the best generic ir adderall I've used. August 11, 2017 I was told by the pharmacist they no longer produce this product. I asked if brand name was available and was told yes. When I received them I noticed they were made by Teva and let me tell you they are awful. I don't know what to do if I can't find a decent generic brand. ## Activis (spell check?) is pretty good. I also went from Sandoz to Teva, not by choice, and hated it. Then I tried Activis, and I'm happy with it. ## That's strange if it is discontinued but CVS just gave me Sandoz Adderall today 9/5/2017 , I had requested corepharma because previously they gave me Mylan brand, which was Bad. I did well on corepharma but the only generic they could get was Sandoz. ## It is possible that just that p...

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Desoxyn in Virginia beach?

I've had an ADHD diagnosis for quite a while. I've been on everything from Concerta to Adderall and am currently prescribed 90mg of Adderall a day. I am pretty curious about Desoxyn and the thought that I could get the same results from 5 mg a day. What are your thoughts and where can I go?

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Apo Methylphenidate

I have been diagnosed with ADHD and Bi-polar disease. My Dr. gave me 2 different meds which are Apo-methylphenidate and Sandoz-Methylphenidate. What is the difference between these 2 meds and why are they giving me 2 different ones? ## They aren't different medications, they are both just Methylphenidate, APO and Sandoz just refers to the manufacturers. This medication may cause side effects, such as: nausea, headache, dizziness and insomnia. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have been taking methylin er 20 mg. for 2 years. I went to get a new prescription filled & I was given methylphenidate sr 20 mgs. because they were out of the methylin, but it is not working the same. Is there a difference? ## Reggie, Methylphenidate is the active ingredient in Methyl...

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Adderall manufactured by Teva not working

I have had two refills of Adderall 20 mg that was manufactured by Teva/barr (Teva) and it seems to have much less medication in each pill. Refills by another manufacturer work. This is ridiculous, and where do we report Teva and who can check each pill for amount for medication? I would gladly donate some of my worthless ones to the FDA? ## You'd have to report any complaints to the FDA, at 888-INFO-FDA. However, there may not actually be anything to report. They do allow generic medications to differ from the name brands, in the amount of the active ingredient, by up to plus or minus 20%. This is considered an acceptable therapeutic window. For most people, these differences don't cause any problems, but if someone is sensitive to medications, it means that one with a slightly ...

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False Positive For Methamphetamine On Drug Test

I took a urine drug test for my job and they said it came back positive for methamphetamine, but I dont use methamphetamine. I've just been real sick the whole week before and took a lot of diff. meds to break da fevers and my bad cough. What could have caused it to come up positive? ## Well, I can't check the specific medications, since you didn't list what you took, but there are some cold remedies on the market that can give false positives for Methamphetamine. Some examples would be: NyQuil, Tavist-D, Sudafed and Dimetapp. Can you post back with more information on what you took? If so, I'll gladly check them for you. ## I also got a false positive for methamphetamines on a drug test after taking perscription Nalex-A , a decongestant. Is there some response from the ...

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Teva Adderall

I was taking adderall 10 mg by mouth 3 times a day. Manufactured by Teva. I can't find it at local pharmacy. Anyone know how I can get my medication? ## Hi Shery, I went onto Teva's manufacturer webpage and found a photo of their 10mg Adderall pill (just scroll down a bit): I'm thinking you can simply email the company (using the contact link on their website) and ask them about the pill's availability in your area. Generally, if it is not available, the pharmacy can have it shipped there for your prescription or they can provide you with a different brand/generic of the same drug. Studies show that there are no differences in the quality or effectiveness of generic drugs vs brand name drugs. For more info on this comparison, you can visit the link below: Please post bac...

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Aurobindo vs sandoz Adderall

Sandoz version of generic Adderall 20mg is the same garbage Adderall generic Aurobindo. I mean exactly the same pill! They stamp a different name on the outside of the bottle, but its all made at that awful Aurobindo cheap/ fake pharmaceutical company, These pharmaceutical companies think they are so smart! You can put whatever name on the outside of the bottle you want... it's still going to be garbage. ## Hello, Christine! How are you? I'm sorry that you are so unhappy with this medication. As to the pills, under law, the U.S. FDA requires every company to use a unique imprint to enable identification of manufactured products in case of emergency. Thus, the imprints are not repeated from one company to another. However, the manufacturer listed on the label by your pharmacy cou...

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Adderall by Teva dp 20

I would like some input on Adderall 20 mg Instant Release. I have been through four manufacturers. I was on Activist and lots of people did not like it, however it worked for me. It had its fault but in the end it was recalled. Sometime during that period Teva bought out Activist. Since then I haven't been able to get an instant release to work without bad side effects. Then I was told there was a Name Brand being sold by Teva. I was able to get this with pill logo dp 20. I took only ten milligrams and my heart was racing out of control. I called the F D A and they advised me that the pill with imprint dp 20 was a generic. What I would like to know is how can it be Name Brand when through research shows after Shire discontinued AD 20 there was no other name brand. I have looked up N...

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TEVA 30mg vs AUROBINDO PHARM Amphetamine Salts (Adderall)

For several years I've taken TEVA 30mg Amphetamine Salts 2x daily with consistent positive relief. Focus and a feeling that I could have a productive day gave me a reason to get out of bed. On 8/21/2014 all that changed to nervous anxiety filled days staying home. What caused the dramatic change quickly became clear. The generic Adderall produced by AUROBINO PHARM which my regular CVS Pharmacy filled my RX with on 8/21 was less than effective it was exasperating the very symptoms for which it was prescribed. FDA is an ineffective bureaucracy controlled by lobbyists for foreign and domestic pharmaceutical companies making huge profits in generic drugs at the expense of the health and quality of life of others. The manufacturing of inferior or possibly harmful medications by greedy co...

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Round Orange 30mg U31 Adderall - Fake / Too Big

Got orange round Adderall 30 mg tablets with U31 on them but I am 99.9% POSITIVE just on size alone that they are fake. True or false my friend and I can't seam to agree although I know I'm right that the round addys weather generic or not ARE ALL THE SAME SIZE DESPITE THE MILIGRAM correct?? ## Did the aurobindo adderall happen to give you any long term side effects? I'm not sure what else to do but keep taking them. Rite Aid told me I can't return it or anything and I need something to concentrate. I apparently have to wait until my next prescription. The pharmacist recommended that I increase my dosage (if I speak to my doctor about it). The headache is driving me insane, I can't do anything. ## Umm they weren't totally legit lol. Wanted to just prove that the ...

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Global Adderall 20XR - good/bad?

Hi Everyone! Pharmacy tried to give me a new generic--I have always used generic- manufacturer for my Adderall 20XR: Global. I gave it back. Can anyone share their experiences with Global 20XR? In the past when I've switched generic brands with 10mgIR I've had the same major issues that many people have described when switching brands--depression, paranoia, etc. As many people know, this type of thing can totally shut you down at work. Must avoid. However, I just don't know Global--there's very little online discussion about the 20XR. If anyone has a review, please share! Maybe I will just go back and get it (man it's such a major hassle to go without it for a few days while they re-order something else). BTW, I currently take Actavis 20XR and there are a *lot*of rev...

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Vyvanse affecting a woman's PH balance. HELP!

Has anyone had this problem? I had been on adderall for a couple of month and then was taken off of adderall and put on vyvanse. Since then, I have notice my pH vaginal balance is off. Can anyone tell me, if this is a side effect? This is affecting me and my partner. ## Samantha, I think I'm having the same issue. I struggle to keep my vaginal pH balanced. I see that noone's responded here. If you find out something, please post... and I'll do the same. Thanks. ## I have been having the same problem since I stated taking vyvanse approximately six months ago. I am on my fifth or sixth antibiotic for it and also take probiotics. It is affecting my relationship with my husband as well. Im thinking of going off of vyvanse but it really helps me with ADHD like no other stimulant ...

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Generic Adderall U31 Peach

Just wondered if anyone else has gotten a prescription filled with a round peach pill imprint U 31 on one side, and quarter score on the other ## Yes I got that generic yesterday ## @peter, Just to confirm, a round orange/peach colored pill marked with U 31 is in fact identified as a 30mg generic Amphetamine + Dextroamphetamine tablet. The manufacturer is listed as Aurolife Pharmaceuticals, based in New Jersey. I haven't tried them personally, but did come across a few posts on here stating that they weren't nearly as good as some of the other versions on the market. However, if you're not used to using other brands/generics, I'm not sure if you'd even notice any significant differences at all. I hope this info helps! ## They're horrible. I typically don't no...

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Generic Adderall brands

I am very concerned and confused about why generic Adderall brands are so all over the place!! I usually get Aurora brand and I'm fine with it but last month I got this corpharma brand crap, it made my stomach ache and gave me a headache! It was terrible. Back on Aurora brand and I feel better again but wtf is up with this BS?! I'm thinking about having my dr write no substitutions on my script and just pay for the name brand adderall. I've tried it in the past and it is by far superior. Motivation, concentration, and energy are all together with minimal side effects. Anyone relate? ## Yep, it's a huge problem (variation in effectiveness) and it's gotten worse over the years. Main problem. With generics the FDA allows up to 20% difference in the "main", activ...

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methylphenidate hcl 20mg

pink tablet 585 ## Check your imprint again. Is there a letter or a sign or another number on it as well? ## An oval pink tablet with just the numbers 585 on it is manufactured by Sun Pharma Global and they list it as containing 40mgs of Rosuvastatin, which is used to help lower cholesterol. NDC code: 47335-0585 The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything I can help with? ## Is this a reliable generic? I've had huge problems with other generic methylphenidate brands for my narcolepsy. ## I’ve been having bad luck finding a quality generic for methylphenidate, & am curious to know if you found a new one that works for you.

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