How Long Does Adderall Ir Keep Working

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Ali Says:


I have a morphine infusion pump that releases 21.474 mg daily continuous flow plus I can give myself a bolus of 1.50 mg up to 10 x a day making my daily level release of morphine 35.886/day continuous flow. I am so tired all the time. My doctor prescribed D-amphetamine salts XR 25 mg - 2 x/day but because (i've been taking this for a few years at slowly increased doses to get where I am now) they were a generic and did not work I asked him and my insurance company approved the change, he put me on 20 MG IR 2x/day brand name by Teva. I thought being the name brand Adderall (Teva) that even though a lower dose would work better. I could not have been more mistaken and now I am suffering trying to wake up at all. Someone please help me - is Teva the real Adderall? also how long does IR adderall last (one - two hours???)? I think I should go back to the XR type and increase it to 30mg 2x/day name brand?


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BL Says:

Teva is not the brand for Adderall. Shire Pharmaceutical makes brand Adderall.

Adderall Immediate Release last 4-6 hours.

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Then the Adderall that Walgreens is giving me and charging me $105.00 for is a GENERIC? How do I report them for lying to me and giving me a generic? I've had terrible side effects from the Teva - I'm so tired and all I do is cry, I'm angry and it goes on. Are they allowed to lie to me and charge me for it and worst of all nearly kill me with the side effects - I don't know me anymore! Someone please help!

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BL Says:

Ali, I sincerely apologize. Shire only makes Brand Adderall XR now. They use to make both. It appears none of the pharmaceutical companies make the Brand Adderall IR. If I am wrong, someone should be along to correct me.

If a doctor writes a prescription and writes Brand Name Medically Indicated or checks the No Substitution box, the pharmacy is not allowed to fill it with a generic without authorization from the prescribing doctor.

When a prescription is filled for a generic the label on the prescription bottle will have the generic name. For example, if the label says amphetamine/dextroamphetamine. It is filled with the generic. The label may also say Substitute for Adderall. If the prescription is filled with the Brand, it will have the Brand Name as the medication in the bottle.

Brand names are much more expensive than generics.

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Verwon Says:

BL is correct.

However, if your doctor has not prescribed it as the brand being medically necessary, or whatever the equivalent is in your state, they can give you a generic.

The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, insomnia, and anorexia.

Ali, how has your doctor been writing the prescription?

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