Help.. Difference Between Label Stating Amphetamine Salts Er And Adderall Xr ???
Originally asked by Community Member kim
Help… Difference Between Label Stating Amphetamine Salts Er And Adderall Xr ???
Thank you for your question and welcome to ADHDCentral.com. I am not a medical professional and would not be able to give you medical advice.
I am assuming you are asking if there is any difference between the generic version and the brand name. Dr. Kenny Handleman explained this in a post on his site quite well, “Generic drug manufacturers are able to have a minor variation in how much of the medicine will be absorbed, but for most people, this will not have an impact. In my clinical experience, a small percentage of people are sensitive to the differences and may need to have the ‘brand name’ medicine only. If that is the case, the doctor needs to write a prescription for Adderall XR NO SUBSTITUTION. When the words ‘no substitution’ are there, it tells the pharmacist that only the original Adderall XR will do.”
I hope this helps.
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Answered by: Eileen Bailey