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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 nburke77, Community Member, asks

Q: Focalin an Amphetamine?

Is Focalin an Amphetamine? I have a DOT drug test and am just now finding out that Focalin (which Ive been on for 2 years now) might be an Amphetamine.

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide
5/21/10 7:51am

Thank you for your question and welcome to ADHDCentral.com.

 

I am not a medical professional and cannot give you medical advice.


Focalin is a stimulant medication. The main ingredient is methylphenidate (not amphetamine). These medications can sometimes show up on drug testing as amphetamines.

 

To read more: Drug Screening and ADHD Medications

 

Eileen

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By nburke77, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/31/10, First Published: 05/19/10