Adderall : Drug Of Stimulants, Amphetamine And Dextroamphetamine

817 Words Mar 4th, 2016 4 Pages
Adderall is combination drug of stimulants, amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, which are used in this medicine to treat people with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD). It is a total treatment plan for psychological and social disorders and other treatments. Adderall may help to increase the ability to pay attention, concentrate, stay focused and stop moving so frequently. Like any other thing or medicine, too much is never good. People should only take certain medicines if and only if they are diagnosed with a disorder or disease and they are given a prescription for a medicine to treat them. In this article, it explains how there has been an increase in Adderall misusage amongst young adults. Adderall, a prescription drug for ADD/ADHD, has been getting a lot of attention lately for all the wrong reasons. A new study pinpoints who is misusing it and what it is doing to them. In the study, this drug has shown to be popular amongst young adults, like high school and college students. Cleveland State University students testified that they are aware of their classmates and friends using Adderall without it being prescribed to them. Students used the drug to help them focus. They referred to it as a “go to” to aid them in their studying. Young adults who were actually diagnosed with ADHD/ADD would get the medicine prescribed from their doctor and give it to their friends. Receiving medication from peers is very risky. Doctors say they “believe many of those…

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