Is anyone on generic Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for adult adhd? Does it work just as well as brand name adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Usually OK. Although sometimes generics are not as effective as brand name drugs, with stimulants, especially immediate acting ones, there is usually good equivalence. In fact, under an agreement with shire (which originally made adderall) i believe that brand name Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is actually made by barr, a generic company! always good to monitor effectiveness with your doctor after a switch, though.
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Several, is cost- effective & works fine if doses more than once a day since it is not long-acting like the xr form.
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Would not recommend switching between brands, cost and efficacy are not same.
It costs less. Manufactures of generic medications are allowed to make their product 75% to 125% as effective as branded medication. Generic Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) works well for many, but not all, people who did well on branded adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) including adults.

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Adult adhd- what should I expect from generic Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 40mg? Trouble reading for more than 10mins, fidgeting, but no change after 2weeks on meds.

Focus. Learning to focus is a multifactorial process, and lack of focus is not necessarily a disease. Impossible to make suggestions without having all the facts but it does not appear that pills will fix this for you. Read more...
See your doctor. 28yo female with adult adhd on generic Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 40mg/d asking what to expect from taking this treatment. She has not noticed benefit in two weeks and is fidgeting and can't read for more than 10 minutes. Either the treatment or the diagnosis of adult adhd needs to be re-evaluated. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can cause nervousness and fidgeting. See your physician and have them re-evaluate your meds and symptom. Read more...
Expect more. Medication for add should make a real change in your performance, &often in confidence. The dose is relevant, but equally important are the regimen (other rx), the duration of effect, treatment of related conditions, & other factors.Look for other subtle signs of improvement; if none, then see your dr (hopefully, an expert in add) &the entire med regimen(incl your risp) should be reevaluated &adjusted. Read more...

Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) actually be helpful in treating adult ADHD symptoms?

Absolutely. Although research lags behind that in children, the available evidence suggests that adults with adhd show response patters and side effects quite similar to those seen in younger patients. If you are worried about taking a stimulant, there are nonstimulant alternatives that also work well such as atomoxetine and guanfacine. Read more...

What is the average amount of weight can someone gain after discontinuing adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). I was being treated for adult ADHD for 7 years& discontinued use.

Couldn't find averag. www.quittingadderall.com. Has an excellent discussion of this and other information. I recommend you read it. I can't find any reference to an"average.". Read more...
Variable. As with all things related to weight gain or loss, metabolism, diet, and exercise all play factors. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) itself does not cause weight loss nor would discontinuing it necessarily cause weight gain but a side effect of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can be decreased appetite. If caloric intake and diet remain relatively the same as does exercise when one discontinues adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) one's weight should remain steady. Read more...
unpredictable. Too many factors involved to hazard a guess. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) helped keep weight off while you were taking it. Now, you're on your own. Eat sensibly, engage in fitness activities daily. There may be some temporary rebound, but your weight need go no higher than it would be now had you never been on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Read more...

What reason can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 15-30 mg have no effect in someone newly diagnosis with adult ADHD who never took psychotropic medicine?

ADHD meds. Not everyone responds to any or all of the stimulant medications. Sometimes trying a different medication may be the answer. And then, of course, one explanation may be that you were misdiagnosed. Are you sleeping well? Chronic sleep deprivation may mimic the symptoms of adhd. Read more...
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Generally, if one takes a medication like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for adhd and there appears to be no positive effect, it may mean the effective dose has not been reached. Contact the prescribing doctor and discuss the outcome of the medication. They may review the dosage and make modifications. Read more...

Recent diagnosis of adult ADHD inattentive-15-45mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) no effec then concerta 36-108 mildimprov what can doc prescription next? Why are these not working?

Cog Behavior Tx. Of course it would be a nice thing to have it all solved by a medication - but very often, it takes more. It's good you had improvement. CBT can round that out and you'll learn skills that you can use forever in many areas of life. Consider a combo! Read more...

Daytrana patch ADHD not working as well as adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

See below. These are two different types of stimulants. Why was the switch made? And what dose of the patch is being used? You need to let your physician know. Read more...
Yup. Daytrana is an effective way to deliver methylphenidate through the skin. But it is also very tricky to place the patch correctly. The med is in the adhesive, so pressure must be applied for 30 sec, minimum. If patch rolls up at corners, less is being delivered. If patch is placed over previously used site within 6 days then it may absorb poorly. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) stimulates Dopamine & norepinephrine more. Read more...