HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WIAT) — More than three months since the FDA announced the ADHD medication Adderall was experiencing a shortage, the impact is still being felt across our community.

The FDA made the announcement in October. Its website has Adderall on its shortage list as a ‘limited supply’ for 100-count of 10, 20 and 30 milligrams.

Homewood Pharmacy is one of many pharmacies across our region feeling the impact. Pharmacist Mason Sykes calls it a four-month astronomical backorder.

“It comes in, it comes out. We can get it one day then we can’t get it the next,” Sykes said. “There’s just not enough out there to get our hands on.”

Alabama Department of Public Health Medical Director Dr. Wes Stubblefield said the shortage could come from not enough raw materials to produce the drug or limited manufacturers.

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