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ADHD Medication

I found out today, when asking another company , they will accept someone taking adderal. Specifically asking the safety department. He had to look on a list of accepted meds, & that was one of them. So I guess it goes by what each company will allow.

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Again, it goes with anything . Any medication or precaution . I could forget to take my diabetes medicine & eat too much sugar & go into a insulin shock while driving. Anyways, I respect what you are saying.

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Insulin is not a controlled substance. Besides, most people who have diabetes and require insulin can't get a DOT medical certificate. It requires a waiver that a licensed DOT medical examiner signs off on. Some in that circumstance do get approved for a medical certificate, but it's the exception versus the norm. For most drivers, it's a career killer.

Posted:  4 months ago

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ADHD Medication

Again, it goes with anything . Any medication or precaution . I could forget to take my diabetes medicine & eat too much sugar & go into a insulin shock while driving. Anyways, I respect what you are saying.

Posted:  4 months ago

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ADHD Medication

I hear you all. Thanks for the input. I personally believe it’s discriminatory against a person that has a problem that is corrected by use of medication. In this particular situation, natural resources do not fully work. So in that case I wouldn’t want someone to drive if they are not remedying a problem. This is a situation where the doctor monitors & prescribes to help remedy a problem.

This could also pertain to those with depression, an anxious mind, someone that has a sleep disorder, someone that has diabetes & doesn’t eat right that could put them in a bad situation right away, high risk heart attack individuals. The list can go on & on . These ailments could possibly cross out half of the trucking industry.

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ADHD Medication

That’s the point of the medication.

Marijuana & this stimulant are not the same thing. Just like a diabetic drug controls insulin, adderall controls the impulsiveness & helps on focusing. Millions of people have this . I blame it on the foods , but 🤷🏻‍♀️

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ADHD Medication

Why is ADHD medication frowned upon? I know people can be addicted to the stimulant, but millions of people are on this medication, including children. If it is prescribed, monitored by a doctor, and only a 30 day supply is given, why wont a trucking company hire? The medications, such as Adderall and Vyvanse is a stimulant, not a narcotic, that works to calm the mind down and to allow focusing. Do they realize how many people are driving that probably need help with this very thing? So people that are on anti depressants or on high blood pressure meds, that make you tired, is that ok? ugh, very frustrating! any suggestions or situations similar? Never had a problem finding a driving job before, now it seems to be an issue. And I noticed that applications are asking if you have ever done any drug EVER in your lifetime. Getting extremely strict for an industry that supposedly needs drivers.

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