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Old 08-09-17, 04:45 PM
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How in the world do I convince my psychiatrist

Hey guys, made a topic a few months ago about wanting not to increase my dosage, but to have it prescribed for twice a day. I currently take 30 mg, regular Adderall that is supposed to last 4-5 hours.

The thing is, that's too little for me. Aside from that little time slot throughout my day where I'm on adderall, I am not productive. The few times I've started my day with adderall, I've *gasped* cleaned my room, checked my emails, made a to-do list, etc.

When I'm not on it, I do ****ing nothing. Which is annoying.

I went to my psychiatrist and I told him exactly what I've been doing: some days I take it once, some days twice, and maybe once a week I don't take it at all because I'm scared to build tolerance.

He does this weird thing where he writes "twice a day" on the instructions, but it's really meant for once a day? He wanted to prescribe me 100 pills for 3 months, but he said "I'm worried your pharmacy/insurance will think there's something fishy about that, ask them if that's a concern" so he just prescribed me for 90 for 3 months this time. In general though my psychiatrist is very chill and understanding, I just think he doesn't want calls from insurance or what-have-you (so I'm totally gonna start taking it twice a day as a regular thing).

Should I ask my pharmacy (it's Walgreens) if they or my insurance will be concerned if I double the amount I take? Because I seriously need it once a day is NOT enough.
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