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At this time, generic versions are available for the regular and long-acting forms of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine (Adderall). Generic amphetamine and dextroamphetamine is available in seven strengths, ranging from 5 mg to 30 mg. The generic long-acting version is available in six strengths.

Generic for Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine: An Overview

Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine (Adderall®) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine XR (Adderall XR®), a long-acting form, is approved for use in ADHD treatment.
 
Adderall and Adderall XR are manufactured by Shire US, Inc. Both medications are also available in generic form.
 

Makers and Strengths of Generic Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine

Several different manufacturers make a generic amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Some of these companies include:
 
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd. 
  • Eon Labs
  • Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals.
     
Because the actual name for generic Adderall is very long ("dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamine aspartate, dextroamphetamine sulfate, and amphetamine sulfate"), the generic name will usually be shortened to fit on your prescription label. Generic Adderall is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine 5 mg tablets
  • Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine 7.5 mg tablets
  • Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine 10 mg tablets
  • Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine 12.5 mg tablets
  • Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine 15 mg tablets
  • Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine 20 mg tablets
  • Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine 30 mg tablets.
 
Generic Adderall XR capsules (made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.) are available in the following strengths:
 
  • Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release 5 mg
  • Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release 10 mg
  • Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release 15 mg
  • Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release 20 mg
  • Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release 25 mg
  • Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release 30 mg.
     
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