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Adderall shortage could worsen ahead of back to school

Posted on AllSides August 28th, 2023
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Back-to-school season is sparking renewed concern about the long-running shortage of Adderall and other medicines prescribed for ADHD.

Why it matters: It's hard to predict how long drug shortages may last due to limited transparency in the supply chain, but experts note that prescriptions for Adderall historically pick up as students head back to the classroom.

"Unfortunately, we might see the shortage worsen. We are heading into back-to-school time, so I am worried about it worsening as we go into that season," Erin Fox, a University of Utah pharmacist and...

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