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Wednesday, July 08, 2009 Dee, Community Member, asks

Q: what is amphetamine salts er? and are there any side effects?

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide
7/10/09 2:03pm

I believe you are referring to Adderall.


I am providing the following links for your information:


Adderall, Adderall XR


Side Effects of Commonly Prescribed Medications for ADHD


Tips for Managing Side Effects


I hope this helps



pam, Community Member
6/14/12 3:16pm

wat are the side effects?

pam, Community Member
6/14/12 3:20pm

can grow ups take it to...

Isaac, Community Member
8/26/10 12:36am

Just to clarify. Amphetamine Salts ER (Extended Release) is the name listed on generic brands of Adderall XR (eXtended Release). Though the purity and quality of the salts may differ slightly from those used in Adderall, they are the same. And they are...


1/4 dextroamphetamine saccharate
1/4 dextroamphetamine sulfate
1/4 (racemic dextro/levo-)amphetamine aspartate monohydrate
1/4 (racemic dextro/levo-)amphetamine sulfate

(Taken from


("Racemic" is a complicated scientific term that I can't explain, nor do I fully understand. You can read the Wikipedia article here:

pam, Community Member
6/14/12 3:22pm


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