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dextroamphetamine and medicare

My mother was told that her doctor could no longer prescribe the dextroamphetamine that she has been taking, at minimum dose, for oer 50 years. She takes it for ADHD and narcolepsy. Her doctor tells her that it is no longer legal to "provide" it for her because congress has made it illegal to "provide" to any medicaid patient for any reason. Can someone help me follow this up? If the story she is telling me is true, I need to write my congressman to protest. Since when does the Federal government have the right to interfere in our private health care needs - she is not asking them to pay for the medication, she has simply LOST THE RIGHT TO HAVE IT PRESCRIBED TO HER. Is there anyone else out there that thinks this is WRONG?! ## This is not true. I take 2, 10mg dextroamphe...

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10 mg Dextroamphetamine (Zenzedi/Wilshire) drama

well, I went off Mallinckrodt after being back on that for awhile at 80 mg and I had to go on the hunt again. Well there is a brand called Zenzedi that has the same 10 mg tablet as wilshire and i find those to last a little longer... not as much mentally hardcore in the focus area but at least the urge to pig out hits every 3.5-4 hours vs 2... They all beat the rest away (vyvanse, dex spansule, adderall, ritalin....) Now they need to go to a higher dose because 180-270 pills depending on the brand per month is nuts. And I respect that long acting generation and that it helps but don't think all of us on them are crackheads. Speaking of which, I used to get the brand name 5 mg ones 420 per month during the adderall boom and they were $37 at my pharmacy.... lay off the prices. These a...

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Earlier Refill Than The Date Written On The Prescription

My prescription for Adderall is written for 2/16/16 and I was hoping to get it 2/15/16. I don't know if it's by mistake, but the last 2 times I got my prescription at CVS, they refilled it for the day before (i.e., 1/15/16, not the 1/16/16 written on the prescription). Is this standard practice or was it just a mistake on the pharmacist's part? ## That's usually the pharmacy's discretion, many will fill it a day earlier than the date on the prescription, because one day is not generally a sign of medication abuse. However, some won't, and it may also depend on how many days there are in the month that has passed. Have you asked your pharmacy about it? The FDA warns that Adderall carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, ...

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MD 532 orange round pill

I have an orange round pill with MD on back 532 on other side, What is it? ## This tablet is manufactured by Upstate Pharma, and they list it as containing 20mgs of Methylphenidate, which is a stimulant that is most commonly used to treat ADHD, and narcolepsy. NDC: 65580-0532 The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia, irritability, and anorexia. Inactive ingredients may include: - Lactose - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - FD&C Yellow No. 6 Ref: DailyMed ## What is this medicine? MD/532 What is it for? Who makes it? what are the effects of the medicine

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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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Square white pill with the letter A

The pill is a small square it is white with a capital letter A on the front but nothing on the back ## This pill is a white square pill with a Letter A as the logo on one side. there is nothing on the other side; it's a blank side. Friend called them white alligators and said they're for ADHD. Searched then and found no results. What are they??? ## these are Altoids mini 99 cents at safeway ## What is a small square pale yellow/white pill with P|C on one side and blank on the other? ## Yea I was wondering when I read the first one that said they were for ADD but then i kept reading and yep, it was an altoid LMAO very minty ## LOL! Yes, those are Altoids mints, there have been several posts asking about them, because of how closely they resemble pills. However, they are harmless ...

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Lannett pharmaceuticals vs Teva brand Adderall

Today I picked up my 20mg x 2 daily adderall IR Instead of my usual adderall made by teva brand i was given a new type that I have never had before..it's supposedly a newer generic version from Lannett pharmaceuticals. It looks just like teva accept it's a lighter shade of peach color and it doesn't have that sweet flavor. It's more chalky like..its early evening and I decided to try one two hours have gone by and still nothing. Humm my question is has anyone else had the opportunity to try these newer version of adderall 20mg from Lannett pharmaceuticals?. I will come back in a hour or so and give an update..oh i read a different blogpost and have read that some actually liked it better than teva brand but wished for the sweet taste but they claimed to like it so let...

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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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Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals IR dextroamphetamine tablets

I was dxed with adult ADD 8 yrs ago--and precribed mallinckrodt 5 mg tablets IR--My daughter also has it and unluckily ended up with Bar-now Teva's dexedrine--2 yrs ago--I could not longer get Mallinckodt IR tablets and was put on Barr--hated them--now that teva has taken over--Im having a terrible time. Theses pills are garbage--First they were to strong--now the ones I get do nothing--took 3 this am and slept for 2 hrs. My life is becoming anightmare--I cannot take ER-and dont know what to do from here.Ive contacted Teva--practically begged mallinckrodt to resume making the IR tablets and nothing. I cannot focus--get nothing done and am becoming increasingly depressed--what on earth is going on? I slept 17 our of 24 hrs one day last week--they are beyone terrible-and ER is out of ...

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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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Adderall 20mg ir from Lannett pharmaceuticals

Adderall 20mg ir teva brand/VS/Lannett pharmaceuticals. TODAY Walgreens filled my refill with a different brand instead of my usual teva they gave me a brand i never heard of before Lannett pharmaceuticals it says. They are the same shape and size but the color is a lighter shade of peach AND the sweet taste is chalky instead!...not happy. The imprint is 2/0(e). Since it's later in the day I only took one 20mg ir.two hours ago and zip..so far..granted i woke up a little bit so that's a plus..does anyone else have an opinion on this newer generic version of adderall?¿.oh the price was cheaper the cost for 60 20mg tablets was $20+ change..I'd rather pay for the teva which usually costs me about $34 for the same that's my cost with insurance. ## I also received these e...

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Small White Tablet M 10

I have a small round white tablet with a capital M on one side and a 10 and partial score marks on the other side. It was given to me by a friend that said it would help keep me awake, but I don't trust it. Please help. ## This sounds like Methylin (Methylphenidate) 10 mg (NDC 60429-537). It is indeed considered a stimulant. Inactive Ingredients: - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Talc Ref: DailyMed

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white cross speed pills

small white tablet with cross scored on one side and 100 on the other ## Do pharmacies in Mexico still prescribe cross tops and the amphedamine pills that arn't made in america anymore? ## Are the white cross energy pills available here in Atlanta Georgia? ## Crossroads, we used to call them. The main ingredient was Amphetamine and you could buy them out of the back of magazines as they advertised them like NODOZE. They would get you flying. ## To those questioning whether white cross energy pills are still available in the US, I'm pretty sure that they've been discontinued. Not to mention, amphetamine (Adderall) now requires a prescription in this day and age. Its presence in other countries such as Mexico may be a dim possibility. However, drugs like amphetamine are someti...

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how to get methamphetamine out of your hair for a test

I am taking a hair test on Tuesday. What hair product can I buy to pass? ## I hair drug test in 8days please help me ## I know im late replying and i wish i could have seen this when u posted.. I hope you found a way and passed it, Ive been in this situation before and passed what u need is a bleaching kit (strong one like blonisma) flea and tick dog shampoo detox shampoo from the hemp shop and a box of dye the same color as your natural hair. bleach your hair, wash it with both shampoos (seperatly) leave them in your hair for 5-10 mins before washing and dye it back to ur color and right befire the test wash with both shampoos again. Try not to touch your hair after the 2nd washings and also try to use a new brush, towel and hair tyes if u can too! ## I have been clean for 7mths from a...

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M5 white pill

Small white pill with M in a square on one side and 5 on the other, what is it? ## The pill which you are describing is most likely Methylphenidate 5mg manufactured by Mallinckrodt (NDC 0406-1142). Inactive ingredients: - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Talc Ref: DailyMed

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Difference Between Adderall And Amphetamine Salts

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 ...

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New M 8956 Adderall XR generic beware

A friend of mine went to Walgreens this month and got Mallinckrodt generic 30mg XR's. The imprint is M 8956. They look like that garbage CVS generic with a clear bottom. I have to fill my script tomorrow and I plan on asking what they have before I fill it. I suggest everyone else does the same. ## I'm new and just got my 3rd XR script filled today and immediately noticed the beads inside the capsule were white and not orange, and found they were made by Mallinkrodt. I haven't tried them yet but would the Walgreens Pharmacy exchange for a new script by a different manufacturer? Not looking forward to a whole month of something with so much negative feedback.. ## They won't exchange it. Once it goes over the counter that's it. ## Did it end up working? ## I just had m...

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How to pass saliva drug test for methamphetamine

Took methamphetamine tonight, can i pass saliva test tomorrow? ## I used methamphetamine last night and I have to do a mouth swab at 5pm tomorrow night. How do I pass the test? ## I have been clean from this drug for two weeks. i relapsed two days ago i did a quarter of a gram i have a drug test tomorrow mid morning. i bought a product called herbal clean ultra eliminex maximum strength. I drank it today. Will i be clean for my test? ## I have tried everything on the market as well as some "at home" methods. I am here to tell you if you pass it is by the grace of God. There is one way I was able to pass but it's tricky. The place I test doesn't watch you the whole time so I would bring it something that had water in it. I used a tiny dish. When they handed me the swab I ...

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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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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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