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AutumnDraidean
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Well, logically you would still be getting 5mg released over an extended period. This may, or may not, meet your needs. You may find that it doesn’t take effect fast enough, but it will last the whole day (In theory) I would try it, perhaps on a day when you can set your own pace, in case it doesn’t rise to an effective level as fast as regular Adderall would.

If it’s a generic, take note of the manufacturer, the binders they use to slow absorption can vary, and sometimes one binder or another can affect rates of absorption so you’ll want to know if the Mfg changes from fill to fill, if anything gets hinky.