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Generic Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine - Methylphenidate and D2 Receptors

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  • Generic Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine
    This eMedTV article explains that the patent for amphetamine and dextroamphetamine has expired, allowing a generic version of the drug to be manufactured and sold. This page also lists the strengths of generic amphetamine and dextroamphetamine.
  • Generic Dexmethylphenidate
    Dexmethylphenidate is currently available in generic form. This eMedTV article gives an overview of generic dexmethylphenidate, including information on who manufactures it and how it compares to the brand-name version of the drug.
  • Generic Dextroamphetamine
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, generic dextroamphetamine is available in two forms and three strengths. This article discusses these generic versions of Dexedrine in more detail and includes a list of companies that manufacture the drug.
  • Generic Edluar
    Edluar (zolpidem sublingual tablet) is not available in generic form at this time. As this eMedTV page explains, the earliest predictable date that a generic version of Edluar could become available is September 2018, when the drug's patent expires.
  • Generic Eszopiclone
    Generic eszopiclone (Lunesta) is now available on the market. This eMedTV article answers questions readers may have about who makes the generic version, the strengths in which it is sold, and more.
  • Generic Nuvigil
    At this time, there are no generic Nuvigil products licensed for sale. This page from the eMedTV Web site offers information on when a generic version of the drug might be available and explains the difference between armodafinil and generic Nuvigil.
  • Generic ProSom
    Generic ProSom is currently available in two strengths: estazolam 1 mg and estazolam 2 mg. This eMedTV article explains why the brand-name medication is no longer manufactured and provides a list of companies that make generic ProSom.
  • Generic Provigil
    As this eMedTV page explains, generic Provigil (modafinil) products are now on the market. This article looks at the available strengths of the generic versions, with information on who makes them and whether they are considered equivalent to Provigil.
  • Generic Ramelteon
    Generic ramelteon will not be available until at least 2017, when ramelteon's current patent expires. This eMedTV page provides more details about the drug's patent and explains the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a drug.
  • Generic Versed
    Versed is currently available in a generic form. This selection from the eMedTV Web site describes generic Versed in more detail, explaining how the FDA has determined that generic Versed is as good as the brand-name medication.
  • Generic Zaleplon
    The patent for Sonata has expired, and generic zaleplon is now available. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of generic zaleplon, including information on its available strengths and the manufacturers of it.
  • Good Sleep Habits
    As this eMedTV article explains, exercising during the day, going to sleep at the same time each night, and avoiding caffeine late in the day are some of the habits that can help you get better sleep. This page offers other good tips for improving sleep.
  • Methylphenidate
    Methylphenidate is a medication that is used for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. This eMedTV segment explains how the drug works, offers precautions to be aware of when taking the medication, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Methylphenidate and Alcohol
    Methylphenidate and alcohol may potentially be a dangerous combination. As this eMedTV resource explains, although the exact interaction is unknown, alcohol may potentially intensify the effects of a stimulant like methylphenidate.
  • Methylphenidate and D2 Receptors
    Methylphenidate is effective in treating ADHD because it increases the binding of dopamine to D2 receptors. This eMedTV article explains the link between methylphenidate and D2 receptors, and discusses the risk of drug abuse with the medication.
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