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Re: Adderall/Ritalin Tolerance Question?

Posted by linkadge on November 13, 2005, at 10:01:38

In reply to Re: Adderall/Ritalin Tolerance Question?, posted by Ryan2828 on November 12, 2005, at 23:37:13

First you have to be sure that you actually have an attention problem. There are plenty of people out there who never had ADD but after being prescribed the drugs, do not want to stop taking them, for various reasons. After a while, they convince themselves they actually have ADD when they really don't.

Stimulant abuse is not restricted to taking more drug than prescribed. It can include taking the drug in a way not intended such as snorting it, double dosing it etc.

Do not expect the drug to help things like motivation, or mood. While stimulants can improve both, they rarely do so long term.

For the core symtpoms of ADD/HD the drugs have been used relatively safely for many years.





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