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    Adderall: A Case Study

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    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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    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, 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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    not easy. Anyway, I found one. Who doesn’t come highly recommended however- I’m still backwards- she continued the phentermine. With no results on when the refeeding would plateau and no surprise- no weight lost either from the phentermine. Awhile back I was depressed started to see a therapist and a psychiatrist who had me take a couple tests. Quotient Testing, QEEG and some computerized testing. Among the many things it showed- it showed I was ADHD – (hyperactive – is what they called it…

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    The Benefits Of Adderall

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    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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    Dangers Of Adderall

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    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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    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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    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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    campuses all around the United States are buying and selling prescription drugs such as Adderall for the purpose of cognitive enhancement. Using this drug to achieve a “high” is usually not the purpose, rather the motives for illicit use of Adderall were to help with concentration, memory heightening, help study, and increase mental alertness, with 90% of users doing it for this purpose (Greely, 2008). The amphetamine-dextroamphetamine in Adderall generates dopamine at a greater level in the…

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    Adderall Aid Advantages

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    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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