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This is a common problem, as I discovered recently when my pharmacy changed to a different generic Adderal. It was not as effective at all and made me very moody. I talked with the pharmacist about it. He said they don’t take special order for generic brands for narcotics, but if my doctor specifies “Brand name only” on the prescription, that would at least be more consistent.
That’s what I did, problem solved. However, this solution will depend on your insurance policy.
Here’s another article about it on this site: