Hi all. Ive bn on adderall for bout 6 months now. started out on 15mg xr, slowly building my way up to two 20mg ir's daily. My question is: Can anyone tell me why my doc will not change me back to the Concerta ? With the adderall damn near impossible to get, theres sometimes a 2 to 3 week gap inbetween my scripts. Thus, the pink generic made by Banraxy makes me sick and sets off my migraines.I like the med but with this shortage problem comes others. I simply want to be on a med consistantly. Anyone know the deal
28 Feb 2012
There is a difference between the two medications, Adderall is two amphetamine salts, high abuse potential; the other one Concerta is methyphenidate, which is a good treatment for ADHD or ADD both. I would think the potential for abuse to be the same... It's hard to say. That just explains one side of the coin.
One would think that the different pharmaceutical companies would like to pad their pockets and have enough available. It's a conundrum.
My best advice to you would be to have a talk with your doc. Write down pertinent questions and come to a mutually agreeable conclusion. Problem over or on the table.
The Sweet Hippie
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