Fake Adderall Sold on Internet, FDA Warns

Fake Adderall Sold on Internet, FDA Warns

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May 30, 2012 — “Unsafe, ineffective, and potentially harmful” fake Adderall is being sold on the Internet, the FDA warns.

Adderall, from Teva Pharmaceuticals, is used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy. True Adderall is a mixture of four amphetamines.

Brand name and generic Adderall are currently in short supply, so consumers may be tempted to buy from unfamiliar online retailers.

The fake pills are labeled as Adderall 30 mg tablets, but do not contain the same ingredients as real Adderall. Instead they contain tramadol, a narcotic-like pain reliever, and acetaminophen.

The counterfeit Adderall tablets are round, white, and have no markings on them. Real Adderall tablets are round, orange/peach in color, and scored with a “dp” on one side and “30″ on the other.

The fake Adderall comes in a blister pack. Real Adderall 30 mg tablets come in a 100-count bottle.

A close look at the fake Adderall label reveals misspellings:

  • Real Adderall has an NDC (National Drug Code) number. The fake Adderall has an “NDS” number.
  • On the ingredient list, “Amphetamine Aspartate” is spelled “Amphetamine Aspartrte.”

If you have purchased the counterfeit Adderall, do not take it or give it to your child. Call the FDA’s Office of Criminal Investigations at 800-551-3989 or go to http://www.fda.gov/OCI.

The FDA web site carries photos of the counterfeit and real Adderall.

Teva continues to experience supply issues and is releasing all strengths of Adderall as soon as it becomes available.

Makers of generic Adderall, sold as mixed amphetamine salts, also are having trouble making enough product to meet demand. The shortages affect extended-release and immediate-release versions of the drugs.

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From: http://www.webmd.com/news/20120530/fake-adderall-sold-on-internet-fda-warns?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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