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My sister is 66 yrs. old and is ADHD. She

My sister is 66 yrs. old and is ADHD. She currently takes D-Amphetamine salt combo. She is becoming very forgetful and places things all over the house and we spend hours sometimes looking for them. Do you think the new drug "Vayvarian" would be better?
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