Generic Name(s): Amphetamine/dextroamphetamine, amphetamine sulfate, dextroamphetamine
Drug Class: CNS stimulants
Treats: attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder and narcolepsy
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and amphetamine) is a medication commonly prescribed to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), and certain types of sleep disorders such as narcolepsy. Adderall may also be used for other purposes not listed here.
Adderall is a combination drug (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) that is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); It is part of a total treatment regimen that includes social and psychological as well as other therapies. Adderall may also be used to treat a certain sleeping disorder known as narcolepsy.
Adderall belongs to a class of drugs known as stimulants. Adderall works by reinstating the balance of certain natural substances in the brain that are responsible for impulse control and hyperactivity. That way, Adderall helps increase the ability to pay attention in ADHD patients, thus making them concentrate, stop fidgeting, and stay focused.