An instant release formula is used when treating both narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactive disorder on the other hand, the extended release formula is only prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactive disorder.
The mesolimbic reward pathway in the brain is directly affected by amphetamine use. It is this side affect that leaves Adderall with a very high potential for substance abuse and addiction in the same wasy as methamphetamine and cocaine.
The standard test for amphetamines is a urine test. Amphetamines are usually detectable like this is one to three days after use. This extends slightly in relation to methamphetamines to a standard of three to five days.
Blood tests can be far more precise, but cost many times price of a urine test and take longer to process. Amphetamines are usually detectable for three to five days using this method. A blood test can not only detect whether someone has used amphetamines, but also the precise amount, whether the drug had been prescribed or not and the type of amphetamine in the system.
Adderall contains a mixture of four different blood tests including the racemic levo-amphetamine, a blood test makes it possible to distinguish between this and a simpler single salt dextro-amphetamine.
Instant release Adderall will not stay in your system as long as slow release Adderall. Usually it stays in your system for only three to four days, depending on your diet and metabolism. This timeframe is extended for the case of slow-release tablets.