Adderall (ADD drug) pulled from market in Canada

I’m not sure if this is the right forum for this thread, but I don’t know if it’s a debate, and it’s not a pitting.

Health Canada has pulled Adderall from the market, after several deaths in people taking the drug (including children) were reported.

Wow, that’s pretty important. A lot of people (children) take it here in the U.S. (not mine). I wonder what the comparative statistics are for other medications in that class?

I’m not sure how this will impact other ADHD drugs. I found a medication comparison chart on this webpage - click on the link where it says 14. Stimulant Medication Management Chart - there’s a PDF comparison chart.

The active ingredient in Adderall is mixed salts of amphetamine (Dextroamphetamine and Levoamphetamine), whereas Dexedrine is made from Dextroamphetamine alone, and the other drugs (Ritalin, Methylin, Metadate , Focalin, and Concerta) are all methylphenidate.

Health Canada has only pulled Adderall at this time.

Dexedrine seems to be the most similar to Adderall, and the other drugs all have a different active ingredient. But, from my OP, they’ve said that