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kdalpha
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I’m a former college professor of 18 years. I took Ritalin since the 5th grade 3x a day. After I got off of it I self medicated with alcohol to calm myself down. After lots of treatment I was in an IOP where they gave my vyvanse. Now no longer in a recovery home my insurance won’t cover it. So the IOP place refused my adderall which has made a tremendous difference. 2nd psychiatrist said no way. 3rd guy I met with I connected to and told him 20mg was too much but 15 was good just needed it to last longer. So there it is. I’m on adderall X-r. You don’t have to disclose everything to a new doc if you know the medicine works for you and you won’t abuse it. Just my 2 cents