I've recently been prescribed to adderall. I've been receiving the Adderall 30mg XR capsules, (which work great for my adhd) but this month's refill the pharmacy gave me pink round tablets. Imprinted : Cor 136. They said for me to try these out, until they could get more capsules. I've been researching, but all I see is that it's a generic "adderall", and it doesn't state whether its an XR (extended release) or not. Where I've also read that it is. I have taken my dosage but I don't feel it's quite the same as the capsules. Can anyone help answer my question?
It sounds like they were just substituting because they were out of yours.
If a med doesnt' say if its ir or xr, its always ir. It will say if its xr.
I would take them back to the pharmacy and tell them they don't work you need the ones prescribed. The thing is you can't take ir once a day, so the dosing changes too, they can't just hand you some pills and not tell you that.
I've been prescribed both xr and or 30 mgs for about 15 yrs. And just as stated, they after ir's. Anything not in a capsule isn't time release. And yeah, wtf kind of pharmacy gives something non prescribed? ? When I fill one rx, sometimes they don't notice it's the other rx and they wok tell met I just filled..I'm like, no that was the time release, or no that was the ir. They've been short on pills before and never even offered to substitute one for the other. That's a biiig no no, for the pharmacy to say. ..try this. Yes, they can answer questions about prescriptions..but they aren't drs. Definitely take that back. It should still work, u would just need to double dose like someone mentioned, twice a day instead of once. Good luck! But whenever I'm not positive on an rx, I look it up on they internet...
im prescribed oxycodone to and they come out with new pills so I always type in on hoogle what's on the pill if it's unfamiliar ..but at this point in my life, I've pretty much seen all the different types of generic pills.
But as someone else said, it will say xr if it's time release , but adderall xr never comes in a tablet
This month was the first time I got the cor 136 from the pharmacy. They are IR, not extended. They DO NOT work at all! I am so upset that I have to wait 30 days to refill and go without my meds. I have been on adderall for a year and I know how the name brand helps me focus and do my job. These pink pills do absolutely nothing. Is there somewhere we can complain?
- Adderall Information for Consumers
- Adderall Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Adderall (detailed)
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