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  • proper n. A psychostimulant medication composed of racemic amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, racemic amphetamine sulfate, dextroamphetamine saccharide, and dextroamphetamine sulfate, believed to work by increasing the amount of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain.


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  • I was suggesting that if a drug as powerful as Adderall is given you need to monitor your own behavior as to whether or not it is appropriate, and not just because it hypes you up.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Adderall

  • They include Adderall, which is used to treat attention hyperactivity disorder, and the powerful prescription painkiller Dilaudid, which the report indicated was for Lohan's "dental pain."

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  • Resting on a wooden dais throughout the ceremony, the synthetic psychostimulant was warmly praised by Harvard president Drew Faust, who called Adderall a stirring testament to what the human mind can achieve when chemically altered by a combination of dextroamphetamine and racemic DL-amphetamine salts.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Adderall

  • I had just begun taking a medication called Adderall, which made me feel like a whole, different and better person.

    Michael B. Laskoff: Neuroenhancers, Hamburgers and the Meaning of Smart

  • It's called Adderall, and it's a prescription medication most often used for treating Attention Deficit Disorder.

    More Students Turning Illegally To 'Smart' Drugs

  • Common ADHD drugs include dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine, Dextrostat, and generic), methylphenidate (Concerta, Ritalin, and generic), and Adderall, which is a combination of several amphetamines and is also sold as a generic.

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  • The deputy detected the smell of alleged marijuana and a search of the car turned up less than an ounce of pot along with prescription drugs including Valium, Xanax, Vicodin, Adderall, which is used to treat attention deficit disorder.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2007

  • LEMON: A drug called Adderall is designed to treat attention deficit disorder.

    CNN Transcript May 23, 2007

  • There's also a drug called Adderall and a drug called Strattera.

    CNN Transcript Jul 1, 2005

  • He had been put on a stimulant medication called Adderall by his family doctor because of his alleged distractibility.

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