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Ritalin vs. Adderall: Comparison

From a historical perspective, one of the most popular ADHD medications of all time is Ritalin.  It was first approved by the FDA in 1955 for treating a condition referred to as “hyperactivity.”  While there weren’t many diagnoses for hyperactivity in the 1950s, the number of diagnoses skyrocketed in the 1990s, making Ritalin the single …

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Preventing Weight Loss While Taking Adderall

Adderall (mixed amphetamine salts) remains among the most popular pharmaceutical ADHD medications on the market. In part, it is popular due to the fact that it is highly effective, and tends to be well-tolerated among individuals with ADHD. When used responsibly, many professionals consider it a safe and effective long-term treatment option for inattentiveness and hyperactivity. …

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ADHD Medications List: Approved & Off-Label Treatments

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is characterized by symptoms of inattentiveness and hyperactivity. Most professionals would agree that there are at least three subtypes of ADHD including: inattentive-type, hyperactive/impulsive-type, and a combined type. While ADHD was once thought to be a problem at only affected children, it is now widely accepted that people of any age can be …

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