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https://www.blvdcenters.org/adderall-uses-abuses .... Adderall is a combination of two stimulant drugs, amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Adderall XR is an extended-release form of the drug. The drug acts as a central nervous system stimulant that affects brain and nerve chemicals.

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Adderall its uses and abuses

ADDERALL: ITS USES AND ABUSES

Adderall is a combination of two stimulant drugs, amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Adderall XR is an extended-release form of the drug. The drug acts as a central nervous system stimulant that affects brain and nerve chemicals.


Is adderall addictive

Is Adderall addictive?

Adderall is one of the more readily accessible drugs today and is highly addictive. Abuse of Adderall can result in physical and psychological damage. Thankfully, help is available to those who desire freedom from an Adderall addiction.


Identification of adderall

Identification of Adderall

Adderall is available as a tablet and as an extended-release capsule (Adderall XR). It comes in varying doses, depending on the size of the patient and the severity of symptoms. Dosages are recognizable by their varying shapes, colors, and sizes:


What form does adderall come in

WHAT FORM DOES ADDERALL COME IN?

Adderall is prescribed as a pill with doses between 5 and 30 milligrams.

Adderall is said to work faster if it is crushed to a powder and snorted, but there is no confirmation of that.

On the street, Adderall is known as speed, uppers, black beauties, Addys, and pep pills.

Adderall is also known as a schedule II level drug because of its strong addictive potential.


Side effects of adderall

Side effects of ADDERALL

Dextroamphetamine and amphetamine may cause side effects, including:

Nervousness

Restlessness

Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep

Uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body

Headache

Changes in sex drive or ability

Dry mouth

Stomach pain

Nausea

Vomiting

Diarrhea

Constipation

Loss of appetite

Weight loss


Adderall its uses and abuses

Side effects can be serious, and the NIH says that anyone who experiences any of these symptoms should call their doctor immediately


How is adderall addictive

HOW IS ADDERALL ADDICTIVE

Adderall increases the levels of our dopamine much in the same way as cocaine. It stimulates alertness and productivity, especially when taken at levels higher than what a doctor has prescribed.

  • Without the drug, an Adderall user feels sluggish and tired. They’re also mentally foggy, all of which points to a sign of Adderall addiction.


What are some common signs that a person is addicted to adderall

WHAT ARE SOME COMMON SIGNS THAT A PERSON IS ADDICTED TO ADDERALL?

Needing larger doses to feel the drug’s effects

Taking the drug despite knowledge of the harm it’s causing

Not being able to finish projects/work without Adderall

Spending a lot of money getting the drug

Being unable to feel alert without the drug


How is adderall abused

HOW IS ADDERALL ABUSED?

Adderall can be used in higher than prescribed dosages, or by someone to whom the drug was not prescribed in the first place.

Some of the most common ways Adderall is abused include:

Weight loss

Studying or cramming for a test

Athletic performance

Recreational drug use

Staying awake


Adderall its uses and abuses

Adderall is a schedule II drug that ranks equally with cocaine, Adderall addiction is regarded very seriously. If you or a loved one have an addiction to Adderall, contact BLVD Treatment Centers.


Adderall its uses and abuses

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