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Esports: The Sharp Edge of Adderall in Professional Gaming
Mar 17, 2021

For any serious competitor, finding a competitive edge is going to be part of game-planning. In a perfect world with a level playing field, this edge is realized through experience, practice, research, drive, and commitment. However, there’s always the temptation to find a sharper – and more ethically ambiguous – edge to win. From steroid […]

Adderall Addiction: Signs & Symptoms of Adderall Misuse
May 22, 2019

Adderall, a prescription amphetamine, is a drug of misuse among people seeking a stimulant high. Due to its addiction potential, a person can rapidly move from Adderall recreational use to misuse to addiction. While teens and young adults are most affected, anyone can develop an Adderall misuse problem. The physical, psychological, and behavioral symptoms can […]

How Long Does Adderall Stay in Your System?
Feb 27, 2019

What Is Adderall? Adderall is a stimulant medication used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. It contains a mixture of both amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Branded pharmaceutical formulations that include this stimulant combo include Adderall (immediate release), Adderall XR (extended release), and Mydayis (extended release). Immediate-release forms of the drug are available in oral […]

Vyvanse Overdose: How Much Vyvanse is Fatal?
Feb 15, 2019

What Is Vyvanse? Vyvanse, whose generic name is lisdexamfetamine dimesylate, is a medication prescribed for the treatment of ADHD and moderate to severe BED. For either condition, the person typically takes one pill daily in the morning.1 Vyvanse is a stimulant. It is not known exactly how Vyvanse relieves symptoms of ADHD, but stimulants increase […]

Are There Risks of Long-Term Damage From Abusing Vyvanse?
Feb 5, 2019

Vyvanse’s Abuse Potential Unlike other drugs that treat ADHD, including Ritalin and Adderall, Vyvanse’s unique chemical design means that it is activated in the body in a different way than other stimulant drugs. Vyvanse is classified as a prodrug. These substances are chemically modified versions of pharmaceuticals that must first undergo an enzymatic conversion to […]

How Long Does Ritalin Stay in Your System?
Oct 17, 2018

Ritalin is a brand name for the drug methylphenidate, which is one of the approved treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Ritalin can also be used to treat the sleep disorder narcolepsy, a disorder where a person has problems staying awake during the day. The drug used to be only available in an immediate-release […]

Is Methylphenidate Anything Like Cocaine?
Oct 11, 2018

Methylphenidate is the active ingredient in two major drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Ritalin and Concerta. Ritalin is the immediate-release form of methylphenidate, whereas Concerta is the extended-release form of the drug. Methylphenidate is classified as a central nervous system stimulant or psychostimulant medication. It is a Schedule II controlled substance. […]

Is There a Difference between Concerta and Ritalin?
Oct 10, 2018

Central nervous system stimulants are the most commonly prescribed medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Concerta and Ritalin both contain the same active ingredient, the psychostimulant methylphenidate. Despite these drugs being classified as stimulant medications, when administered to children and adults with ADHD, they have a calming and stabilizing effect. It is hypothesized […]

What Are the Dangers of Mixing Concerta with Alcohol?
Oct 10, 2018

Concerta is the brand name for the extended-release form of methylphenidate, a central nervous system stimulant that is most often used in the treatment of ADHD and can also be used for the treatment of narcolepsy. Methylphenidate is a powerful psychostimulant and generally classified as a controlled substance under the Schedule II (CII) classification as […]

Adderall vs. Modafinil: How Do They Compare?
Oct 10, 2018

Adderall Adderall is the brand name of a combined form of two drugs: amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. This combination of drugs has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the sleep disorder narcolepsy (a disorder where a person may experience sleep attacks during the […]

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