The Panhandle is feeling the affects of a nationwide Adderal shortage
The shortage has been declared by the Food and Drug Administration that says the shortage is due to a manufacturing delays.
However, health experts say the shortage is not rare and that other years it has happened near the end of the year and they’ve had to scramble. They are saying in the past manufacturing delays have been a contribuing factor and some of that is only second to labor shortages.
Some Amarillo pharmacies say most of their patients are able to get their needed medications, but the pahrmacies have to get it fromdiffernt manufacturers, but just a different brand.
Amarillo Phamaceutical Care Center at Texas Tech Physicians is looking at back order problems seeing a shortage, but are working it out by working with patient providersto find available strengths and doasage to get the patients through.
Other chain drugstores like Walgreens and CVS are alson seeing supply issues with the generic form of the drug like D-amphetamine salts in either capsule or tablet form.