What is Adderall?
The Adderall drug is available in the market in the form of capsules and oral tablets in various dosage strengths. Adderall is a stimulant drug belonging to the class of amphetamine drugs which act on the central nervous system of the body to produce euphoric effects on the brain. The Adderall drug is a combination drug containing the salts of the enantiomers of amphetamines. It is also is a combination drug containing 75% of Dextroamphetamine and 25% levoamphetamine. The drug has a moderate addiction liability with moderate chances of dependency. The drug is considered to be a brain activity enhancer and used by the athletes as a performance enhancer.
The first use of the drug has been detected in the year of 2002 but after the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD) and narcolepsy, its prescription percentage has increased exponentially. In April 2009
The chemical name of the drug is “1-phenylpropane-2-amine” while the molecular formula of the drug is C9H13N. The molecular mass of a molecule of Adderall is 135.21 g/mol. The purity of the substance of Adderall has been found to be approximately equal to 98%. Standard procedure for the production of the drug has been devised in order to ensure high quality and purity of the drug. The standard storage temperature for the drug is around 20 – 25oC.
Uses of Adderall
Adderall Oral Tablets has stimulant effects on the functioning of the human brain. It is commonly used for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention deficit disorder and narcolepsy. Adderall has low addictive liability as compared with other drugs of the amphetamine class which is why it is highly prescribed in the medical treatment.
Adderall is also considered to be a performance enhancer which acts on the central nervous system of the body and enables carrying out of the strenuous physical activity.
How does the drug work?
The drug works by acting on the central nervous system of the body where it binds with the GABA receptors to activate their response, in order to produce favorable effects for the users.
Short and long-term effects of Adderall
The use of the drug is associated with a number of negative and positive effects for the users. The positive effects include relief from anxiety and paranoia while the side effects of the drug include severe medical complications.
The dosage of Adderall
This medicament is available in the market under different dosage strengths ranging from 5mg to 30mg. The dose of the drug should be administered as per the advice of the medical practitioner.