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Yes, DEA, there’s an ADHD Med Shortage

The FDA says there’s a shortage of ADHD medications. They’ve put stimulant medications on their official shortage list. The DEA says there’s no shortage.

I’ve been taking Adderall since I was 23. I’m now, um, considerably older. I tried to get my Adderall prescription filled a couple of months ago. For the first time, I was told that my medication was on “back order”. My patients and clients are also having difficulty getting their stimulant prescriptions filled.

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By |2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00January 1st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Medication, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Yes, DEA, there’s an ADHD Med Shortage

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Dr. Stephanie Sarkis is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling based in Tampa Bay, Florida, where she specializes in the treatment of ADD/ADHD. Dr. Sarkis conducts evaluations, testing, diagnosis, and counseling services. She also is a public speaker, consultant, coach, and is a facilitator in collaborative law.