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Can drug test tell the difference between adderall and vyvanse

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes : A basic drug test will be ok However a more expensive confirmation test if they pay to run it will tell which different amphetamines are present
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: But it is against the law to take someone else's prescrtion medication. You are still risking your parole because they can look on the state registry ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Not from what I hear: Perhaps someone knows otherwise - but I've never heard that they can discriminate between amphetamines. Good luck.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
No: Adderall is a mixture of 4 different forms of amphetamine. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is just dexedrine sullfate. It will not be possible to disting... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: cannot distinguish the two.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weisberg
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pharmacology: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) has a half-life of approx. 12 hours and it takes 4 half lives for the drug to be eliminated from the body. Vyvanse (lisdexa... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Same result: Adderall is the active ingredient in Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Mixed amphetamine salts show up on SAMHSA urine screens.
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
You have Rx: Even if your urine comes up positive for amphetamines, you have a prescription as reason to be on them, so will be able to show bottle or Rx (get it r... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
They should not: Adderall contains dextroamphetamine and amphetamine, so gives a positive amphetamine result on a drug screen if the level of it is high enough to be d... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
Child Psychiatry 43 years experience
Delivery form: Both a amphetamine (amp). Adderall is a blend of d-amp (50%) and d, l-amp (50%). Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is called a prodrug: it is d-amp linked... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 46 years experience
No: Both will test positive for amphetamine.
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Urine + for ritalin: I take vyvanse regularlly and was recently given a random drug test at the psych dr. But tested positve for ritalin not vyvanse? ANS: ritalin and vyva... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Probably not. The half life is the term used to describe when 1/2 of a drug has left the system. For Adderall it is listed as 10 hours. After ~4 half ... Read More

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