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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) only for people who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: No, but most common

There are other conditions where Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and other stimulants may be of help, including narcolepsy and as a booster for people who have depression that only partly responds to an antidepressant.
For short-term use, people may find it helpful to stay up longer to study or to decrease appetite, but these effects typically wear off over time, which is when problems can begin.

In brief: No, but most common

There are other conditions where Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and other stimulants may be of help, including narcolepsy and as a booster for people who have depression that only partly responds to an antidepressant.
For short-term use, people may find it helpful to stay up longer to study or to decrease appetite, but these effects typically wear off over time, which is when problems can begin.
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
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In brief: Or narcolepsy

The only 2 disorders for which Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is indicated are add and narcolepsy.

In brief: Or narcolepsy

The only 2 disorders for which Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is indicated are add and narcolepsy.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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