Adderall

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  • Adderall: A Case Study

    The Federal Drug Administration approved Obetrol in 1960 as a weight-loss medication to treat obesity. Obetrol, however, never caught traction and eventually reached a point where it was no longer profitable enough to stay on the market (Phelan, 2006). Rexar Pharmaceuticals, manufacturer of Obetrol, sold the drug’s formula rights to Shire-Richwood in 1994. The company rebranded the drug as Adderall and got the Food and Drug Administration’s approval in 1996 to market the product as a treatment for Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy (Pelham et al.,…

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  • Katherine Sharpe's Medication: Adderall, Propaganda, And

    Adderall and propaganda Children are no longer children, but a burden with too much energy, they are too hyperactive. An adult cannot concentrate due to being diagnosed with the condition known as Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorder otherwise known as ADHD. Pharmaceutical advancements have been a wonderful asset to modern times but not all side effects are known by the consumers. College students are using Adderall to get high not for pleasure, but rather to focus in hopes of their academic…

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  • Adderall's Effects On College Campuses

    Adderall, like most of the material substances of this world, was created with good intentions, but the nature of the human race has yet again defiled another effort to assist those in need. Adderall, regarded as a prominent drug in the treatment of ADHD, narcolepsy, and sometimes depression, has developed into what is now known as a ‘study-drug’, which has not only ravaged its way through college campuses damaging the mental and physical health of college students but also has created a black…

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  • The Benefits Of Adderall

    Pharmaceutical companies are masterminds when it comes to marketing anxiety, depression and the overarching need to succeed. These corporate giants push cultural norms toward distraction, insecurity and internal battles. Adderall is designed to calm children, keep them focused, and promote a higher performance level. Society holds unrealistic expectations of what is required from students, which encourages the endorsement of the drug. The Canadian Business Network states several rules and…

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  • Psychostimulants And Adderall Abuse

    The Abuse of Psychostimulants/Adderall Abuse Throughout college campuses in the United States drug abuse has been a growing epidemic among college students. College adolescents make up some of the highest rates of addiction due to many factors such as stress, school course workload, curiosity, and peer pressure. The most common drugs used for these cases are alcohol, marijuana, prescription medications and over the counter drugs. Adderall is one of the most common abused stimulant. The medical…

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  • Dangers Of Adderall

    Adderall is a very dangerous drug with underestimated harm. Users do not know the dangers they are associating themselves with while taking these stimulants. Adderall has some very serious side effects and misusing this drug can cause cardiovascular problems and even lead to death, Chen asserts: “While the number of prescriptions for the stimulant Adderall has remained unchanged among young adults, misuse and emergency room visits related to the drug have risen dramatically” (1). Emergency room…

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  • Effects Of Adderall On Adolescents

    Adderall and its Effects on Adolescents Christine R. Perrin Florida Institute of Technology Abstract The purpose of this paper is to discuss Adderall and Adderall XR for the treatment of ADHD in adolescents. It will discuss the history of Adderall as well as present several case studies and findings including side effects both positive and negative on adolescents. Specifically this paper will focus on the history, case studies, and side effects adolescents have been known to exhibit with both…

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  • Adderall Aid Advantages

    Doctors should not be able to prescribe as Adderall as a study aid. There is an erroneous belief that stimulants such as Adderall has no harmful physical side effects. “As more students are introduced to these stimulants and acknowledged perceived benefits, the harmful and additive attributes may go unnoticed compared to the benefits students possibly experience” Varga 294). Millions of American college students are perceived to believe that using Adderall as a study aid will improve…

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  • Addicted To Adderall Analysis

    In “From Brain Gain: The Underground World of ‘Neuroenhancing’ Drugs,” Margaret Talbot speaks to the extent students will go in today’s schools to succeed in spite of their overscheduled lives. Talbot used an extended example of a college student who takes off-label Adderall to come to her conclusion that there is no valid point in banning the use of neuroenhancers because, “too many people are already taking them, and the users tend to… proceed with just enough caution to avoid getting into…

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  • Adderall Research Paper

    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…

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