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Replacement for former Teva/Barr Dextrostat 10 mg I/R

Shire US discontinued the mfg of DextroStat, at the end of the year 2007. Another bought out the license to produce DextroStat, but, it was also discontinued by Phys Total Care at the end of 2008, only available in 2008 in 5 mg, as the 10 mg was discontinued. I believe the license/patent, had expired, as well, as "Dextrostat" was a patented license by Richwood Pharmaceuticals of Kentucky beginning in the year 1994, and, ShireUS bought the patent rights, and, merged Richwood into ShireUS, with headquarters, in, Wayne PA 19087 soon after 9/11/2001. As we all know who are very used to Orange Book FDA ratings, the rare AA rated Dexedrine by Glaxo Smith Kline in 5mg I/R doses, and, DextroStat, was also AA rated by Orange Book out of 17 categories, but, both vanished from the shelves,...


I had been taking the non-generic form of dextrostat for 7 years (30 mg 3 times a day) which worked fine for me. Back in May (??) my pharmacist advised me that dextrostat was no longer available but the generic dextrostat was. I tried the generic dextrostat which is supposed to be exactly the same drug as dextrostat, but it is not working for me. It might be the same in books but my body knows there is a huge difference. It's like I am not taking anything at all. I take dextrostat because I suffured a stroke which made me slow in speech, thinking and movement and I also suffer with narcolepsy. The dextrostat helps me to function normally, at least better than I would if I did not take it. Back to the problem: Generic dextrostat is NOT working and I need to know if anybody has experi...

Drugs for narcolepsy

I am wondering about trying Vyvance to treat narcolepsy. I currently take dextrostat 30 mg 3 times a day and since it is now generic dextrostat, it is absolutely not effective at all. Can I have feedback either on Vyvanse or any other drugs that you have found to be effective. Thank you and I look forward to your replies ## my brother in law's brother has had this problem for years and believe it or not he takes ritilin(I hope spelled right has helped him (no problems or side effects. Hope thie helps you. ## Hi, I have been taking Vivance 70 mg for about 3 months now because I have been diagnosed with a mild case of narcolepsy. It helps tremendously with my energy level/staying awake during the day, which is most important since I lived in fear of running into a car or off the road ...

yellow pill rp 110

Who makes and labels a round yellow pill with the imprint RP 110? ## Hi RE, I actually found two close matches with a very similar description. The first one being a round yellow scored tablet marked with RP on one side and 51 on the other. It's reportedly known as Dextrostat 5mgs (Dextroamphetamine Sulfate), and is manufactured by Shire here in the US. The other pill I came across is a round pink chewable tablet marked with RP 110, and is identified as Equate brand - Extra Strength Gas Relief; containing 125mgs of Simethicome. My thoughts are that maybe the manufacturer of the first pill (Shire) could potentially be the same company who makes yours, judging from the type of imprint it has. So that may be worth looking into as well. Hope this helps!

Dextrostat Mfg Shire Richwood

Dextroa-topics Dextrostat Any mfg. of Dextromethamphetaminesulfate. Yellow diet pill RP on one side possibly 15 on the reverse. I need an effective diet pill badly. I took it in the 1970's & it was excellent. After 2 years I never needed it again. Now 35 years later I do & can't find it, or anyone to perscribe it. HELP!ROFA

yellow pill with the letter L

found this pill and need to identify what it is and where to properly dispose of it. It's a yellow round pill with letters RP on one side and #15 on the other side. ## I found a pill with similar markings, Click here to see a picture of the pill. If this is your pill, it's Dextrostat 5 mg. Dextrostat (Dextroamphetamine is the active ingredient) is a powerful psychostimulant which is known to produce increased wakefulness and focus in association with decreased fatigue and appetite. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## where can I find dextroamphetamine yellow pill RP?

weight gain?

I have gained 10 pounds since the doctor put me on this drug to improve my concentration.. He says he has never heard of this...that people generally lose weight. I haven't been eating more, in fact I have eaten less. I have had more energy and it has helped my concentration, but the weight gain is horrible!!!!????? ## Has he done any other tests to rule out other reasons for the sudden weight gain? ## Yes, everything else checks out fine..thyroid etc. He can't figure it out. ## Don't take I don't know for an answer. My wife went three years with under diagnosed hypothyroidism and undiagnosed lupus, diabetes and increased cortisol production. Most tests for those need to be conducted more than your own research and don't rely completely on your doctor. Ther...


Yellow -round pill-with the letters: RP, on one side, and the #: 15, on the other. Can you tell me what the name of the pill is please? Thank you! ## The closes possible match I was able to find was a round yellow pill with RP on one side and 51 on the other. There's a picture of it here. If you feel this is a match then it is a Dextrostat 5 mg, most commonly used to help with concentration, attention span, emotional control, and also helps with overactive/restless behavior.


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