Facts about Adderall

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Many people suffer from ADHD, referred to as attention deficit hyper-activity disorder, which can affect people of all age groups. The treatment for this disorder involves using drugs that contain amphetamines, one drug used for ADHD is Adderall. Individuals are closely monitored during treatment, in order to view the benefits of Adderall therapy.

Fact 1: Adderall is an effective treatment for those who suffer from narcolepsy as well as (ADHD).

Fact 2: Adderall con improve levels of concentration and focus, for those who have ADHD and narcolepsy.

Fact 3: Physicians prescribe Adderall for some patients, who need help staying alert, and to improve concentration and focus, as well as for those who are feeling lethargic.

Fact 4: Adderall side effects can include: elevated blood pressure, and heart rate, due to the amphetamine ingredient.

Fact 5: Adderall can, become habit-forming in some patients, and should be closely monitored by a physician, as discontinuing Adderall can cause drug related withdrawal symptoms.

Fact 6: Adderall can cause some mild side effects that include: nausea, stomach pain, nervousness, insomnia, mood swings, and depression.

Fact 7: Adderall XR, is the extended release formula, and is used in the treatment of ADHD, in children as well as adults.

Fact 8: Adderall extended release is a federally controlled substance referred to as a C11 drug or a class 2 drug, due to the habit forming nature of Adderall.

Fact 9: Adderall should not be taken for those who have glaucoma, hyperthyroidism, with heart disease, or high-blood pressure. Adderall can worsen some medical conditions.

Fact 10: Adderall should not be used for those who are currently on anti-depressant medications. Patients who are on anti-depressant medications should wait two weeks before starting Adderall drug therapy. Symptoms of behavior problems such as: hearing voices, becoming abnormally suspicious, and aggressive behavior, should be monitored closely especially in children.

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