What is Adderall?
It should be noted that Adderall is a prescription medication that contains two drugs: amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. It belongs to a class of medications called stimulants. It’s most commonly used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It’s also used to treat narcolepsy.It is also effective for increasing daytime wakefulness in people with narcolepsy, although there is little related research available.
Uses of adderall
This combination medication is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – ADHD. It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain. Amphetamine/dextroamphetamine belongs to a class of drugs known as stimulants. Adderall can help increase your ability to pay attention, stay focused on an activity, and control behavior problems. It may also help you to organize your tasks and improve listening skills.
This drug is also used to treat a certain sleeping disorder (narcolepsy) to help you stay awake during the day. It should not be used to treat tiredness or to hold off sleep in people who do not have a sleep disorder.
How to use Adderall
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking amphetamine/dextroamphetamine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist
Serious side effects
These effects are lack of appetite,dry mouth,trouble sleeping,headache,stomach pain,constipation,nausea,weight loss,anxiety,dizziness.These side effects may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.if your symptoms feel life-threatening or if you think you’re having a medical emergency,call your doctor right away.It has also long term effects,When it is misused or abused, long-term use can lead to physical and psychological dependence. Inappropriate use can lead to many serious side effects, including:
severe insomnia (trouble sleeping)
moodiness or irritability
symptoms of psychosis such as aggression and hallucinations
anorexia and unwanted weight loss