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Could Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) be prescribed to a person with a history of drug abuse?

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Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Generally no

Although some physicians would disagree, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (which is a mixture of amphetamines) can very easily become a drug of abuse even though the original abuse was with other drugs.
Also prescribed Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is commonly sold or traded for drugs of abuse.

In brief: Generally no

Although some physicians would disagree, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (which is a mixture of amphetamines) can very easily become a drug of abuse even though the original abuse was with other drugs.
Also prescribed Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is commonly sold or traded for drugs of abuse.
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