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I take 10mg of amphetamine salt once in the morning. When should it wear off?

I take 10mg of amphetamine salt once in the morning. When should it wear off?

It depends: On you and how fast your body metabolizes and excretes the drug. ...Read more

Amphetamine (Definition)

A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ephedra plant ...Read more


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What are common symptoms of amphetamine salt abuse?

What are common symptoms of amphetamine salt abuse?

Stimulation/depressi: Physical effects may or may not include increased heart rate, agitation, restlessness, shaking, possible paranoia, anxiety, dilated pupils... When effect wears out, person may suffer fatigue, low mood, state of apathy at times. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take 20mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) salt if i'm only prescribed 10 mg?

Is it okay to take 20mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) salt if i'm only prescribed 10 mg?

No: You need to work with your psychiatrist on any medication changes. This is a partnership, and follow-ups are opportunity to discuss results you're experiencing. Then your doctor can make adjustments in dose or changes in medication as needed. ...Read more

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Is d-amphetamine salt combo another name for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or are they different things?

FDA approved generic: Generics have 80% to 125% bio equivalent active ingredients of the brand (adderall). Some patients who suffer from adhd respond only to the brand name for the other chemicals/capsule formulation differences. Also, generics work out to be cheaper and cost effective for both the pt and the insurance company, . ...Read more

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What is the difference between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 20mg and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) d-amphetamine salt combo 20mg?

Brand Name VS GENERI: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR is the brand name of an extended released tablet intended to give a double pulse delivery of amphetamine compared to conventional adderal immediate release. The adderal XR contains sulfate salts of dextroamphetamine, dextro isomer of amphetamine saccharate and dexroamphetamine aspartate monohydrate. The combo salt is the generic type. ...Read more

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Is d-amphetamine salt com XR 30mg the same as Adderall XR 30mg hello, my son is being on Adderall XR 30mg for several years ( he is 15 years old ) today i went to get his medicine and the pharmacy gave me d-amphetamine salt com XR 30mg, I am very confuse

Generic: What your received was a generic equivalent o Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR. While it is supposed to be a direct equivalent of the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR, Generics are able to contain 80 to 120% of the parent compound. You need to see how your son responds. Other difference may effect the absorption of the generic. Occassionally a person may need an adjustment in the generic dose, usually a slight upwar change in dose. ...Read more

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