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A 43-year-old member asked:

what is the best alternative to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
The best medication: Is the one that works for you with the fewest side effects. In this case, Concerta or Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) may be appropriate alternatives. But you must talk with your doctor about what is happening to you that you want to change the medicine.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Other alternatives are stimulants such as Ritalin or Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) or non-stimulants such as Strattera.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Methylphenidate: The most common alternative is methylphenidate in its several forms, including Ritalin, ritalin LA, conceta, metadate, etc.other alternatives include provigil and nuvigil
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali commented
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Strattera?
May 25, 2015

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What is the best way to not get the negative side effects of the downslide of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

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Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Not really!!!: There is no real way around it. What i usually do is try to give a adequate dose that would last most of the day so that by the time is start to ware off you have been done with your day activity, this way it does not interfere with work/school.
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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the best or only option?

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Dr. Catherine Willner
Neurology 35 years experience
For what?: Need more specifics to answer that query.
A 46-year-old member asked:

I need to get a prescription for adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) but i don't know the best way to do so?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
This requires a: Prescription. It is also a controlled medication. You would need to see a physician ; have appropriate medical indications for use of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Take care.
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What are the best foods to eat with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

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Foods with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Foods rich in Omega 3 fatty acids help.

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