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Healthline Interviews Dr. Williams About Why Prescription Stimulants Like Adderall May Not Improve Focus


Prescription drugs like Adderall, commonly prescribed to treat people living with conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), also have a history of being misused by people without such conditions who are seeking a “brain boost.”

It’s a growing issue in the United States, particularly among young college students.

But while taking prescription stimulants to study might make students feel like they’re getting more done, these medications ultimately offer more drawbacks than advantages.

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