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abusing adderall (and how i feel about doing so) by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Sometimes, not often, I do abuse Adderall. I’m not proud of this, but I feel I should probably admit it to anyone who bothers to read my blogs. Maybe I’ve been holding c ... Read on »
part of me wishes… by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD - things weren’t so ambiguous - the side of me clinging to the conventional world would just let go - my conventional world would end with a bang instead of a whim ... Read on »
people who don’t get it right the first time by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD There are people for whom financial reward is all the incentive they need. I both admire and pity such people. I admire them because they get to walk through the world k ... Read on »
how i differ from other a.d.d. bloggers by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I am prescribed Adderall and in general am proud of what it has helped me to accomplish. After poking around on some other blogs I’ve realized that mine is a rare bree ... Read on »
Doc Feeds Stereotype by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Dishonesty in the business world is nothing new; but lately I’ve worried about corporate corruption seeping into the pharmaceutical industry. The more I learn about the r ... Read on »
Are Doctors Giving Pharmacies a Clue about the Defective Pink CorePharma Adderall? by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I’ve been reluctant to talk to my doc about the problems I’ve experienced with the round pink generic Adderall by CorePharma. For the past four years he and I have had ... Read on »
Generic Ingredient Only Needs to Be 80% Effective by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD From a post by Josh Kelley over at ADDforums.com Yes, Generics must have the same active ingredients (80-120% of the amount is acceptable by the FDA). Generics e ... Read on »
Voluntary Recall of Barr’s 20mg Adderall by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD From the Food & Drug Administration press release: Barr Laboratories, Inc. issues a voluntary nationwide recall of Dextroamphetamine/ Amphetamine 20mg Tablets, Lot ... Read on »
Teva’s Generic Adderall XR by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In April of 2009, Adderall XR went generic. According to this article in Philadelphia Business Journal: “(O)n Thursday, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries became the f ... Read on »
Teva’s Generic Adderall XR by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In April of 2009, Adderall XR went generic. My first thought was: here we go again. When the immediate release form of Adderall went generic a few years ago, it caus ... Read on »
268 Pages by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Life doesn’t feel linear to me.  There’s always something big I was working toward “yesterday.” But my goals don’t stay the same long enough to see anything through.  I ge ... Read on »
268 Pages by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Life doesn’t feel linear to me.  There’s always something big I was working toward “yesterday.” But my goals don’t stay the same long enough to see anything through.  I ge ... Read on »
268 Pages by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Life doesn’t feel linear to me.  There’s always something big I was working toward “yesterday.” but my goals never stay the same long enough to see anything through.  I ge ... Read on »
Ode to the Anonymous Pharmacy Clerk by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Gradually, my my lack of confidence in the pharmaceutical industry has extended from the less-than-forthright “experts” , to the franchises like Walgreen’s , and now, to t ... Read on »
NPR on the Future of Brain-Enhancing Drugs by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I’ve long wondered if AD/HD is a myth or exaggeration. Sure, they tell us that Adderall is useful only to people with attention-deficit disorder, but clearly this is false ... Read on »
Inconsolable by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Sometimes you need to let flailing people solve their own problems. Sometimes, what they need more than anything is to be abandoned; to be made aware that the way they we ... Read on »
Looming Interruptions by M. Frederick V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD My roommate left for class a few hours ago and I know he’ll be back soon. He’ll nod or briefly say hi as he passes through the room I’m working in. Something will ruff ... Read on »