The scarcity of ADHD medications is a problem faced by an untold number of children and adults with the disorder. For reasons which are unclear, in recent months, hard-to-get-drugs include ADHD medications such as Adderall. The problem requires psychiatrists to do a lot of juggling of drug regimens for young patients who need combinations of drugs in different doses. University of Florida Pharmacy Professor Paul Doering says he believes there are many different reasons for the shortages.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPADHDFINALWRAP.mp3]
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