In the United States, Adderall is considered to be one of the most commonly prescribed medications. The treatment for which Adderall is taken is ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Narcolepsy. This drug comes in extended and release versions that are given to patients as per their condition. Adderall is a brand name that is a combination of Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine. It is also said to be CNS stimulant that acts on the brain. Intake of Adderall will increase the ability to stay focused and help in being attentive at any task. Along with this, the drug will also control the behavior of the patient.

The main feature of Adderall is to enhance the activity of the brain by increasing the level of chemicals present inside. This is proven by the NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) that the drug help to increase chemicals - Dopamine and Norepinephrine in the body.

Due to this, Adderall stimulates the SNS (sympathetic nervous system) which will eventually affect the body movements. In other words, it will trigger the responses that are active inside the body. These can be – increased blood pressure and heart rate, pupil dilation, and heavy sweating.

How is Adderall and ADHD related?

As said above, Adderall is a medication that is used to treat the symptom of ADHD and Narcolepsy. Though these two disorders are treated using Adderall, mostly the doctors prescribe it for ADHD. The relation between Adderall and ADHD is that of a disorder and its medicine.

ADHD can be defined as a disorder under which a person loses his/her capability to stay alert and attentive at any task or activity. In most of the cases, the symptoms of ADHD occur at an early stage of life,i.e.childhood. Hence, it is a piece of advice to the patients not to buy Adderall online without taking a detailed prescription of the drug and how you should be using it.

What are the side effects of using Adderall?

Adderall aids in maintaining the focus on our everyday tasks. Apart from this, it is also used for people who suffer from the condition of Narcolepsy. The extended-release capsule of the drug is not prescribed for a basic need of medicine. It shall be taken only if your doctor has prescribed you for the use. However, if the drug is not taken as per the guidelines provided in the prescription, the drug will have an injurious effect on the health of patients.

The side effects of Adderall that may occur after a while are –

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Minor headache
  • Lacking interest in sexual activities
  • Restlessness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Difficulty in speech
  • Rashes and skin infection
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Feeling nervous

These are a few of the side effects that are seen commonly in patients. However, when a person gets regular with this medicine, these side effects start getting disappear. We would advise the people to have a proper high-fiber diet and drink plenty of water in order to overcome these side effects. It is also seen that these side effects do differ in different people, i.e., no two persons will have the same side effects.