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What is the difference between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) forms

Immediate release versus extended release.

In brief: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) forms

Immediate release versus extended release.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Length of action

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is immediate release (ir), lasting about 3-4 hours.
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR is a blend of beaded capsules, half released immediately and the other half releasedd 3-4 hours later, so one pill should cover 8-10 hours.

In brief: Length of action

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is immediate release (ir), lasting about 3-4 hours.
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR is a blend of beaded capsules, half released immediately and the other half releasedd 3-4 hours later, so one pill should cover 8-10 hours.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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