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Adderall Supply Crunch Hits Pharmacies on Delivery ‘Disruptions’

Aug. 18, 2022, 8:36 PM

Nearly two-thirds of community pharmacies had trouble ordering the popular attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall at the end of July and beginning of August, at a time when demand is at all-time highs.

The National Community Pharmacists Association surveyed store owners and managers about their experiences purchasing brand and generic Adderall between July 25 and Aug. 5. Of the 358 who responded, 64% said that the medicines were on backorder, the group said.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the biggest seller of Adderall in the US, said at the end of July it had been experiencing “supply disruptions” of the drug. ...