Adderall is sympathomimetic amines based medicine used for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and Narcolepsy. It is a psychostimulant central nervous system stimulant medicine. It maximizes the quantity of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain. It alters materials in the human brain and nerves so that it can check hyperactivity and impulses. Adderall has been widely used nowadays to treat various cases of treatment-resistant depression and exogenous obesity.
Amphetamines are non-catecholamine salts which performs the basic functions of stimulating the Central Nervous System. The exact method therapeutic action in case of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder patients (ADHD) still remains to be unclear for us. Amphetamines are estimated to resist the reuptake of norepinephrine and dopamine within the presynaptic neuron and intensify the rate of the release of these monoamines into the space between the neurons.
Adderall should be avoided one have been using MAO inhibitor within the last few days. Severe adverse effects may take place if Adderall is taken before the MAO inhibitor has been removed from the body. One must avoid it if he is intolerant to amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, or in case he has arteriosclerosis, hart problems , anxiety or hypertension, a record of narcotics or alcohol addiction, mild to severe high blood pressure, overactive thyroid, or glaucoma. Some of the stimulant drugs have had major side effects among the children and the teenagers leading them to major heart diseases or congenital heart defects even death. Regular usage of Adderall for a longer span of time can cause stunted growth of a child. Improper usage of the medicine may result corrupting effects on the heart or even lead to death. One must immediately consult the doctor if a child shows unusual weights or stunted growths or any kind of other health problems.