Is it normal for the beads inside the capsule to not be filled to the top? My prescription is for Adderall XR 30 milligrams and when I flip the capsule up right, the beads do not fill to the top. I'm just wondering if I should bring this to the attention of the pharmacist.
I think that's pretty normal. My Adderall XR capsules are *never* filled to the top.
I think that's because, if you look in the patient information leaflet, it says you can open the capsule, sprinkle the little beads on applesauce, and take it that way. I guess that's for people who can't swallow a capsule.
Anyway, if you think about it, opening the capsule would be *very* messy if it were full to the top. You'd have tiny little beads everywhere. ;-)
They cannot fill a capsule to the top, think about it. They fill the one half then put them together. There are two parts, how could they have filled 2 parts to the top? If you get your prescriptions from a reputable pharmacy, they're ok. People aren't stealing beads out of the capsule.
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