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Wednesday, November 12, 2008 out_of_control2009, Community Member, asks

Q: looking to find a pharmcy that has better generic adderall 30 mg

need some help please, could someone tell me where would be the best place to get my generic adderall 30 mg filled? i had a generic this last time from walgreens ,they were pink tablets and not good at all they didnt help me one bit, but i did hear some say go to a different pharmacy the blue generic adderall where thebest i..

 

                            Thankl you..   Rob.

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Dr. Diana L Walcutt, Health Guide
11/12/08 9:44pm

Hi Rob:

Technically, they are supposed to be identical, but unfortunately, parts of the pill that are not the prescribed drug itself can cause reactions in people. That is to say, the parts that make up the pill itself, the fillers, so you can absorb the Adderall. The FDA determines that each drug has to contain the exact amount of Adderall that is on the label.

I don't know what the difference would be between the pink and the blue, but found this forum that indicated that the blue one is no better.

The best you can do, is call different pharmacies and ask what color their generic drugs are. Better yet, speak with your pharmacist and your doctor about this. If they won't listen to you, find ones who will.

Best of luck,

Dr. Diana Walcutt

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miescherMD, Community Member
12/12/08 1:06am
Same thing happens which tones of generics. Fact: generics may be 20% +/- of the supposed dose. Also always break the pill(unless its an XR). I get better, MUCH better pain releif from Vicodin ES(7.5 of narcotic)made by Malinkrodt that from R Norcos(20mgs if narcotic) by Qualitest. But breaking the generic pills raises chances of active ingr. to be absorbed. As of adderall in my experience: "brr" ones are the best. They have like a "b" sign on them. Reply
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