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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or dextroamphetamine be prescribed to people who haven't been diagnosed with any kind of disorders?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

I do not know why a doctor would prescribe amphetamines without making a diagnosis of a condition usually treated with them, such as ADHD.
To prescribe without a proper diagnosis would be a violation of Drug Inforcement Administration rules.

In brief: No

I do not know why a doctor would prescribe amphetamines without making a diagnosis of a condition usually treated with them, such as ADHD.
To prescribe without a proper diagnosis would be a violation of Drug Inforcement Administration rules.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: In Theory, Yes

Yes, these types of medicines could be prescribed to people without adhd.
However, that is a questionable use of that type of medicine, and it is not a good idea to prescirbe stimulant medicines without a good reason.

In brief: In Theory, Yes

Yes, these types of medicines could be prescribed to people without adhd.
However, that is a questionable use of that type of medicine, and it is not a good idea to prescirbe stimulant medicines without a good reason.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: NO

Doctors should only prescribe medications for which there is a documented indication.

In brief: NO

Doctors should only prescribe medications for which there is a documented indication.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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