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A 25-year-old male asked:

Hi, what (roughly) dose of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is equal to 80mg of methylphenidate? i asked a similar question, but the doc's answer was cut off. thanks a lot.

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Impossible to say: They are two different medications acting by different mechanisms of action such that no one has ever been able to come up with the equivalency table. One must try various doses of these agents to find the correct dose for any given individual. Best wishes.
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