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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) a category b drug?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: No; category C

Adderall is listed in the monthly prescribing reference as category C, so the drug is not recommended for pregnant women unless the benefits outweigh the possible risks.
Strattera, Ritalin LA, Concerta, and Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) are also listed as category C.

In brief: No; category C

Adderall is listed in the monthly prescribing reference as category C, so the drug is not recommended for pregnant women unless the benefits outweigh the possible risks.
Strattera, Ritalin LA, Concerta, and Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) are also listed as category C.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Intuniv (guanfacine) is listed as pregnancy category B
Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Schedule 2

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a schedule 2 drug, with other medications and drugs that can be abused.

In brief: Schedule 2

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a schedule 2 drug, with other medications and drugs that can be abused.
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Category?
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Category C

Because it has been shown to cause harm to the fetus in animal studies.

In brief: Category C

Because it has been shown to cause harm to the fetus in animal studies.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in Pregnanc

Nope. It is Category C

In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in Pregnanc

Nope. It is Category C
Dr. Alan Ali
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